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Commercial Business Officer

  • Location:

    Bedford

  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

  • Job type:

    Full-time

  • Salary:

    Up to £13.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jack Fellows

  • Contact email:

    jfellows@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    CBO1_1622538847

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-01

  • Startdate:

    14/06.2021

Commercial Business Officer required for a fantastic contract based in Bedford

The Role

  • Directly responsible for the delivery of a sales function to generate income for the Council for commercial refuse and recycling, grounds maintenance and street cleansing services.
  • To achieve weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual sales and income targets for commercial refuse and recycling, grounds maintenance and street cleansing services.
  • Source potential new internal/external customers as well as identifying and capitalising on further opportunities to sell services to existing customers.
  • Visit potential customers to explain the services offered and persuade them to contract with Bedford Borough Council.
  • To develop a comprehensive knowledge of the operational delivery and legislation related to the provision of commercial refuse and recycling, grounds maintenance and street cleansing services.
  • Maintain high levels of customer satisfaction and ensure enquiries and complaints are dealt with in a polite, timely and effective manner through communication channels such as Customer Relations Management Systems, telephone enquiries, letters, e-mails, website and face to face communication.

The Requirements

  • NVQ level 4/degree level or equivalent knowledge gained through work experience in a sales role.
  • Demonstrate strong communication/interpersonal skills including persuasion, negotiation capabilities, and the ability to establish trust and take a non-confrontational approach to selling.
  • Drivers License applicable to Car/Van is essential as post requires regular travel. Use of Council Transit van is provided. Driver assessment will be required.

The Contract

  • 3 Month Contract
  • 30 Hours per week
  • £13.50 per hour - (Paid via umbrella Company - Rate uplifted to cover charges)

If interested please call Jack on 01772 428186 or email