Business Development Executive in Thatcham, Berkshire

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About Foundation IT and Foundation SP Established in 1996, Foundation IT works with forward-thinking IT professionals that want to future-proof their operations. In partnership, Foundation IT seeks opportunities to enhance an organisation"s current IT infrastructure by improving its efficiency and reducing costs wherever possible. Taking a consultative approach, it determines where the business is now, and where it wants to be. And develops a roadmap of how it can help the organisation achieve this. Foundation IT"s services cover everything from servers, storage, networks, and virtualisation, to data centres, enterprise backup, device management and end-user computing. And to make life even easier, it provides vendor management and offers managed services. On 1 July 2012, Foundation IT"s successful SharePoint practice, transitioned into its own business: Foundation SP. Since then, Foundation SP has been named Microsoft"s 2012 Global Portals and Collaboration Partner of the Year. Working in partnership with its clients, Foundation SP designs and builds SharePoint environments that deliver real business benefits and cost savings. Its experienced team offer a comprehensive set of high-quality services to support the planning, design, development, deployment and management of business collaboration solutions; comprising: • Business requirements, strategy and governance • Solution design and consultancy • Solution development • Websites • Collaboration solutions: intranets, extranets • Upgrades and migration to SharePoint 2010 • Support and managed services • Workflow and forms solutions
Job Title: Business Development Executive
Location: Berkshire / Thatcham
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Sales
Sub Sector: IT Sales
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Job Description

Foundation IT Ltd and Foundation SP Ltd are recruiting a Business Development Executive to join our dynamic and ambitious team at our offices near Newbury. The role offers good career progression within a growing group of technology companies.

Working closely with the sales and marketing teams, the role will include:
• Developing and maintaining close working relationships with prospects and clients
• Qualifying warm leads, and identifying new sales opportunities
• Arranging appointments for the sales executives
• Assisting with marketing events and post-event follow up with delegates

The successful applicant will work closely with the sales team to generate real interest for our services and products through high quality long term prospect development. This will generate highly qualified opportunities to be developed alongside our sales team.
We are looking for someone with passion and a high level of enthusiasm for working in the IT sector. The Foundation companies are growing and this will be a unique role with real opportunity for career progression in a dynamic and highly ambitious business.

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