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Business Development Consultant

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Business Development Consultant - Executive Summary

After a successful year of growth, we are looking to appoint a Business Development Consultant to work in tandem with our marketing and sales departments to develop and implement growth opportunities in existing and new markets. As a Business Development Consultant, you will be responsible for following up leads generated by our marketing department and converting these into revenue opportunities, working closely with a team of experienced Recruitment Consultants to achieve this. We're searching for a motivated individual with a track record of achieving sales targets in a telephone based role, ideally within professional services or the Recruitment industry.

Business Development Consultant - Duties & Responsibilities

  • You will work closely with the marketing team to generate leads and opportunities through a range of methods including digital marketing, PR and advanced nurturing campaigns

  • Responsibility for following up both client and candidate leads and gaining all required information to qualify the lead

  • Working closely with experienced Consultants to ensure that the lead is converted, taking personal responsibility for the process through to the conclusion

  • In some cases, taking personal responsibility for the lead from inception to income

  • Oversee the sales process to attract new clients, jobs and individuals across our recruitment, business consultancy and digital platforms

  • Research and identify new market opportunities

  • Foster a collaborative working environment in order to maximise income across the business

  • Ability to develop strong, effective relationships with current and potential clients

  • A keen attention to detail and the ability to follow a process through to conclusion

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience in project management and/or sales


  • In return, you will receive a competitive salary and the opportunity to earn bonus

  • A clear career development plan to allow you to progress your career within the business

  • A flexible working environment, with access to offices our office network or the ability to work from home. You will be provided with all the tools necessary, including company mobile phone and laptop

  • A market leading suite of benefits including pension, 25 days holiday allowance, private medical and health-care, cycle to work scheme, access to a range of incentives including annual trips overseas including Las Vegas, Barcelona and Palma

About IDEX Consulting

IDEX are a privately owned consultancy, focused on providing recruitment and business growth consultancy to the insurance, financial services and legal sectors across the UK, Europe, Middle East and further afield. We have been established for over 15 years and pride ourselves on providing industry leading service to our range of clients and candidates. We operate from offices in Birmingham, London, Manchester and Glasgow and more information about working for us can be found here -

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At IDEX, we strive for an inclusion-first company culture where everyone is treated fairly and can bring their authentic selves to work. We recognise and acknowledge that diverse representation at every level of our business requires continuous and measurable effort. We are committed to driving conscious inclusion across our business and creating equitable pathways.