Business Development Executive | Job Vacancy | Rothley, Leicester

Location: Rothley, Leicester
Hours: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Application deadline: 30/11/2023

As BPX continues to grow, to support our ambitious plans, we are looking to strengthen our Leicester based sales team. We have a Business Development Executive job vacancy at our Leicester branch, in Rothley, that we need to fill. We are looking for someone with strong sales experience who possesses the skills needed to identify new business opportunities and lead on growth initiatives within the existing portfolio.

Business Development Executive Job Role:

The ability to build relationships, work in a team and continually learn will make the difference in this role. If you can bring high energy, initiative and a technical interest to deliver the best solutions for customers, your career at BPX will fly. A sound understanding of industrial control and automation is preferred, although not essential, as a full suite of training material and support will be readily available.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver sales growth through development of both new and existing business within defined geographical area
  • Build trust and develop strong relationships with customers, manufacturers and colleagues to achieve ‘win-win’ outcomes for all stakeholders
  • Adopt a consultative approach to sales, presenting solutions to customers that deliver value and help solve their industrial control and automation challenges
  • Balance the demands of prospecting for new business, in addition to enhancing relationships and contact points within the existing account portfolio
  • Maintain presence in the BPX branch, staying close to the people and local market
  • Support on marketing activities such as campaigns and promotions to increase customer awareness product launches, events, competitions etc.
  • Commit to learning, development and training on both technical and non-technical areas

Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in B2B sales, ideally with knowledge of the industrial distribution market
  • Drive sales growth opportunities through new and existing accounts / partnerships
  • Familiar with the market dynamics between manufacturers, distributors and customers
  • Strong relationship builder, communicator and team player
  • Customer centric, able to identify challenges and present solutions
  • Organised and able to prioritise as required
  • Committed to build knowledge across industrial control and automation products
  • Familiar with CRM systems and able to produce sales reports


  • Competitive salary plus OTE bonus
  • Company car or Car Allowance
  • Company mobile phone and laptop
  • Workplace pension
  • Minimum of 23 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Access to salary sacrifice Cycle Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Learning and Development program

About Us:

For over 58 years BPX has built a reputation as a specialist technical distributor of industrial automation and control components, devices and solutions. This reputation comes from the commitment of our customer service, established supplier portfolio and technical support. We now employ over 160 people and from our 14 branch locations throughout the UK and Ireland provide a local service to our customers.

BPX remains a financially secure, family-run business offering the chance to work within a happy, friendly company with some wonderful and talented people.

If you like a challenge and believe you are the right person to fill this Business Development Executive job vacancy in our Leicester sales team, please click below to access our HR platform where you can apply and upload your CV. We look forward to hearing from you.

No agencies please.

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