Marketing & BD Banner, Goals, Success, Strategy

Business Development Executive

Full Time
Birmingham, Stoke

Are you passionate about building and developing client relationships? This could be a great new career step for you.

We are recruiting for a Business Development Executive to join our highly successful team to further develop our service offering to new businesses across the Midlands.

Dains is the fastest-growing accountancy firm in the Accountancy Age Top 50 + 50 rankings and now ranks 33rd largest nationally. A former winner of the mid-tier firm of the year at the British Accountancy Awards.

We believe our employees are our greatest asset, and we look to provide the best working environment. We listen, learn, and evolve as we strive to make Dains a great place to work.

The Role

As Business Development Executive you will be primarily responsible for carrying out telesales activity, developing customer relationships with prospective targets and clients and maintaining our CRM systems to support the Dains Group telemarketing activities, including the execution of mailing campaigns and ensuring consistency of communication and follow up with all departments involved.

You will be arranging meetings for Partners to meet with potential new clients, dealing with follow-up meetings, exploring new lead opportunities and researching new prospects.


  • You will be responsible for the cleansing of databases for telemarketing campaigns and additional promotional campaigns required by the Dains Group

  • Arranging new and potential client meetings

  • You will be responsible for executing the data input and updating of data

  • You will be responsible for executing the distribution of mailing campaigns required by the Dains Group

  • You will be responsible for collating relevant information & research of prospective clients


  • To be professional and approachable with clients and staff alike and to exercise diplomacy

  • Demonstrate a high commitment to excellent client service and takes ownership of the role

  • Ability to prioritise your own workload and the workload of the team in your office

  • Ability to communicate openly and build excellent relationships with clients

  • Not afraid to take on new challenges

  • Good oral, numeric and written skills to effectively communicate with clients on a day-to-day basis

  • To set an example, motivate junior staff and generate team spirit

  • Creative and analytical in support of proposals for new markets/clients

About Dains - Top 35 firm, Investors in People, Climate Positive Company and Workforce

Our Commitment to you

Job CategoryBD & Marketing, Business Support
Benefit 1Development and training
Benefit 2Flexible benefits
Benefit 3Hybrid and smart working
Benefit 4Holiday trading
Benefit 5Increased holiday entitlement after 3 years

How to Apply

If you have any problems submitting your application using the form below then please send your application to Nicola Jones (remembering to quote the job you are applying for).

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Application Process

Step 1

Please complete the application submission form at the end of the job spec or send your full CV to Nicola Jones.

Step 2

If your application is shortlisted, you will be contacted, and a telephone screening interview will be scheduled.

Step 3

Following a successful telephone screening interview, you will be invited to attend a face-to-face interview with the hiring manager.

Step 4

You will be notified of the outcome of your interview and provided with feedback.