Business Development Executive


OTE 40 – 45k

Are you experienced in new business generation, want to earn a good basic plus commission and work with a sustainable business? If the answer is yes, then come and join us.

Sustainable Energy First is one of the UK's leading energy consultancy optimising utility costs, sustainably, for many of Europe’s largest and most complex estates.

The role

If you’re currently working in energy and are looking to move from SME to corporate, we want to meet you. As well as industry leading rates of pay, uncapped commissions and unrivalled benefits, you'll enjoy working with our dynamic and expanding team of highly experienced energy and utility consultants with the option to work remotely if you have the right experience.

We work with some of the biggest corporate businesses in the UK and with your previous SME industry experience, you will be able to demonstrate past success in generating leads and making appointments for a small to medium sized business.

Our ideal candidate

We’re looking for someone confident, tenacious and resilient. Most importantly, you’ll be ambitious; with our uncapped commission scheme, your income will be limited only by your level of desire to succeed.

We manage around £5 billion of energy annually and the key to delivering our world class service is the development we’ve put our People and our technology over the past 24 years.

Our people are fearless, passionate, knowledgeable, articulate and super-polite. If you tick all these boxes and would like to join a business that is in the Times top 100 places to work and has Investors in People Silver, then this could be the long-term career move that you are looking for. Our purpose is to inspire and empower our people to create a positive difference for themselves, our clients and the planet – if our people centric approach floats your boat – please get in touch.

Looking after our team

In return for your talent, Sustainable Energy First will provide you with a great team environment and a work day that is challenging and rewarding. Our managers hold monthly 121 meetings with their teams to help them to succeed and support them in learning and developing. We offer flexible working, health care cash plan, company pension, subsidised gym membership, private healthcare, cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice electric vehicles and breakfast on Fridays if you're in the offices.

We are a certified Investors in People Silver business, as well as one of the UK’s Best Top 100 Companies to Work For, 2020 and 2021.

Inclusive employer

We’re an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief.

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Job Location

349 Clifton Drive North, Lytham St Annes, FY8 2NA

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To apply

To apply for the position, send your CV and cover letter to susan.zolotarczuk@sefirst.com

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