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Job ID 19000722 Location Bracknell, England

Overview

Epicor is one of the world’s leading software companies with over 20,000 customers in over 150 countries. With industry specific solutions for the manufacturing, distribution, retail and service industries, Epicor products allow our customers to focus on core revenue generating activities while effectively and efficiently automating and streamlining their essential business functions. We believe in the power of our teams to drive growth for our customers and strive to create an environment focused on growth, learning, and communication. Epicor is privately owned by KKR & Co. and produces approximately $900M in annual revenue with around 4,000 employees. Our flourishing Business Development team are searching for candidates who are driven, goal orientated and motivated by success.

“Knowledge is power. Knowledge is confidence. The best thing about Epicor is the opportunity to learn something new every single day."

Cassandra Saxton

Senior Business Development Manager

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Key Skills

  • Drive

    Our BDRs should have the determination to focus on hitting their goals while prioritizing their workload. Being Driven to succeed is a necessary strength for success.

  • Coachable

    Can you handle constructive feedback? Being able to listen, learn, and grow from your mistakes helps our BDRs stand out.

  • Competitiveness

    Competition is something we don’t shy away from here at Epicor. A healthy competitive spirit between colleagues helps many of our BDRs succeed.

  • Problem Solving

    Do you search for an answer to your own question before asking someone else to find it for you? Perfect. Being able to think quickly and solve problems is important for any successful BDR.

  • Resiliency

    Every day is different. Some days are good, some are more difficult. The ability to learn from your mistakes and keep moving forward is imperative.

  • Adaptable

    Can you talk to just about anyone? You’ll speak to prospective customers each day and having the ability to relate to them is important to building strong relationships.

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Success Profile

Do you have what it takes to succeed as an Epicor BDR? These are some of the key skills you will need: (1 Beginner – 10 Expert)

  • Drive 10
  • Competitiveness 8
  • Resilience 7
  • Coachability 10
  • Ability to solve problems 8
  • Adaptable 8

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Set up for success

At Epicor, you can benefit from a whole range of support from the day you start. From classroom training and new hire checklist to job shadowing, mentorship and our Sales Excellence Program, you can be sure to settle in well here.

The Sales Excellence Training Programme makes up the first two weeks of your time here. Not only will you work directly with an expert coach, but you’ll also learn to tackle business challenges, achieve personal objectives and open the doors to future promotion opportunities.

Week one

Learn about our products and customers

Discover the art of a successful call

On-the-job shadowing and mentorship

Week two

Salesforce training

Making cold calls

Call reviews and role playing

Assigned a formal territory

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The role

Junior Business Development Representative (Lead Generation – Enterprise Software)

Location: Bracknell, Berkshire

We are seeking a Junior Business Development Associate to join our team based in our European Head Quarters in Bracknell, Berkshire.
This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to take the next step in their B2B technology marketing sales career. Working in a global software organisation you will get involved in all aspects of business development including new lead generation, brand building, and communications.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

Contacting key decision-makers in a variety of medium-sized businesses to generate interest in our solutions.
Responding quickly and effectively to inbound leads.
Nurturing interested contacts to the point that they are ready to pass to the sales team as a qualified opportunity.
Keeping the CRM system updated with key information.
As the Junior Business Development Associate you will ideally have the following skills and experience:
Confidence to overcome objections and convert interest into qualified leads.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
A desire to move in to technology sales.
Related Degree or equivalent.
Outbound calling experience.
Previous experience with the industry.
As the Junior Business Development Associate your progress is high on the agenda, so if you perform the company will help you progress along a structured career path that could take you into advanced business development or field sales roles. You will learn industry best practices for business development in the enterprise software market and the company will provide you with access to market-leading software and tools to aid your progress.

In return you can expect a great team environment along with a competitive salary and benefits.

For more information please visit: www.epicor.com

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Career Path

Your career development is a high priority at Epicor and we’ll help you progress along a structured path. The skills garnered in your time as a BDR can easily be translated to careers in field sales, management, marketing, professional services, consultancy (software and implementation) and beyond. Within Epicor, your path will be clear and achievable.

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The importance of the BDR Role

Day in the life of a BDR:

In your Business Development Representative role, you’ll show just how much you know about the sales process. This means helping with customer engagement by offering compelling solutions. Setting the tone for the entire Epicor relationship and buying experience. It also means being the voice of Epicor, building awareness and sharing our success with potential customers.

In your role, you’ll also identify quality sales opportunities for Territory Managers. You’ll learn customer budgets, stakeholders and timelines. Needs and challenges will be discovered, allowing you to develop strategies and use your multitude of talents to get customers through the sales process.

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