01332 340 211

Debt Recovery: Business Development Executive

We are looking for a credible individual with superb communications skills, a high level of commercial awareness and a professional manner to work within the debt recovery department of a multi-award winning law firm.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of creating new business opportunities and generating appointments with senior decision makers. This is an office-based role within a forward thinking and rapidly expanding firm and the main tasks and duties of the role will be:

  • Researching and identifying appropriate new business opportunities
  • Cold calling and generating meetings with agreed targets
  • Updating the CRM system with all activities and monitoring the sales pipeline
  • Providing support to the Business Development Manager for both new business approaches and also the account management of existing clients
  • Liaising with the Marketing department

Background of the Business Development Executive

  • Ideally at least two years’* B2B experience in a business development, sales support or senior telesales role within professional or financial services
  • Excellent communication skills that can be used effectively at all levels
  • A track record of achieving targets
  • Experience of using a CRM system
  • A high level of commercial awareness
  • Attention to detail
  • Be self-motivated, well organised and able to multi-task and prioritise workload according to deadlines
  • Be prepared to ‘go the extra mile’
  • Have a positive outlook and a can-do attitude
  • Have an understanding of B2B debt recovery is advantageous but not essential

Benefits of working for Flint Bishop

We pride ourselves on offering a flexible working environment that also includes industry-leading perks and benefits such as:

  • Discounted legal services for you (between 15 to 25%)
  • Discounted legal services for your family (15%)
  • Ability to buy and sell holidays and book holidays in half-hour increments
  • Employee Assistance Programme to give you support with lifestyle and medical issues
  • Salary-sacrifice pension scheme
  • Reduced working hours on your birthday
  • Membership to the Flint Bishop Incentive Scheme which gives you discounts across a broad range of products and services
  • Regular treat days including ice creams, samosas, chocolate, doughnuts and cakes
  • A 20-minute walk from Derby train station
  • A five-minute walk from Derby city centre

Disclosure will be required in the event that a position is offered.

How to apply

If this role is of interest to you, please complete the following form:

Alternatively, you can send your CV directly to Holly Dixon via email or post. We ask that you do not work on recruiting for our vacancies if you are not on our preferred supplier list. If you would like to apply to be a preferred supplier, please email Holly Dixon.


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If you have received a letter from our Debt Recovery team, please refer to the contact details provided in the letter to ensure your enquiry is dealt with promptly by the correct member of our team.

For all other enquiries, please complete the form below.

Derby Head Office:
St. Michael’s Court
St. Michael’s Lane
Tel: 01332 340 211
Fax: 01332 207 601
DX: 729320 Derby 24
SRA number: 509657

54, St. John Street
Tel: 01335 342 208
Fax: 01335 342 010
DX: 26834 Ashbourne
SRA number: 511804

Opening Times:
Our offices are open Monday to
Friday between 08:00 & 18:00

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