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Business Development Executive

  • £22,000 - £30,000 DOE
  • Carlisle
  • Posted: 24/06/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: LSBD210619CAR

Job Details

Riverside Recruitment are looking to hire a Business Development Executive to join our Carlisle-based team.

About the role:

We are looking for candidates who are able to work independently on their own initiative and drive their own success. You must be self-motivated, target-driven individual and be able to set up your own desk within the company, supporting business development and driving change across the wider company. You will need to be and a good team player and passionate about your role and responsibilities.

As a Business Development Executive you will need to identify individual business needs and be able to match clients with suitable candidates. You will be required to regularly meet with clients, developing new relationships and building on existing relations. You will need to be able to determine individual client requirements and tailor your approach depending on business needs, using a mixture of sales, marketing and networking techniques.

You will need to have excellent organisational skills and be able to arrange your own schedule, organising your time between building relationships with new clients and finding suitable staff for your clients.

Ideally candidates will have a background in recruitment, sales, markeing or similar.

The Company:

Riverside Recruitment is an employment offering temporary and permanent recruitment solutions to the industrial, distribution, engineering, professional and commercial sectors.

We have been helping job seekers to find new opportunities and supported clients in sourcing suitable candidates for their business since 1991. Over the years we have evolved into a key employer, in a variety of sectors, in Cumbria and South-West Scotland  

In 2015, we partnered with Pertemps Network Group (PNG), the UK’s largest and most successful independent recruitment company. They are one of the most established recruitment solutions providers in the country and Riverside Recruitment are proud to work in partnership with PNG.

Hours of Work:

You will be working Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 5.30pm, taking part in both office based work and client visits during these hours.


  • Opportunity to set up your own desk and determine your own success.
  • Company shares scheme.
  • 10% commission on all business within the first 6 months.
  • Use of a pool car.
  • Staff discounts.