Account Manager/Business Development Executive

  • Anywhere

Sherlock Recruitment is one of Ireland’s leading workforce solutions focusing on but not limited to the trades, construction, and manual labour. As we continue to expand we currently have a vacancy for an experienced Business Development Executive to join our team. Construction Industry experience/knowledge is essential for this role.

The ideal candidate will be able to appropriately identify the needs of both new and current clients in order to aid customers in their success using our survive. This will be done by developing an appropriate level of communication with clients and internal team members to better understand and mitigate any issues the clients/candidates may face. The business development executive will be contributing to the growth of the business by contacting clients across Ireland. You will be managing current client’s expectations while growing your book of business. As a sales executive, you will be contacting clients, learning their business and growing your pipeline of new business. The sales/account manager has the opportunity to build deep client relationships to increase client base and revenue.


  • Focus sales efforts by identifying existing and potential sales opportunities for our service portfolio by targeting and inspiring potential clients.
  • Create, manage and maintain an accurate pipeline for projects
  • Agree and achieve specific KPI’s
  • Keep management informed by submitting activity reports, monthly sales reports and pipelines
  • Establish new business by planning and organizing daily work schedule, targeting and presenting to existing or potential customers.
  • Identify opportunities for the team to proactively offer insights, thought leadership and points of view to the client


  • Previous business development/account management/sales environment experience
  • Articulate and well accustomed to a client facing role
  • Confident with an out-going personality
  • Previous work experience in a customer facing role
  • Strong Business Acumen
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Be able to learn as you go
  • Be able to work well as part of a team and also on your own initiative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a thorough work approach.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and understands how to develop strong relationships internally and externally.
  • Full clean drivers license


  • Unique bonus structure that rewards high activity
  • Great team environment, with regular team lunches and activities
  • Onsite Parking

Salary: €28,000 plus commission D.O.E.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From €28,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Commission pay


  • Monday to Friday


  • Sales: 2 years (Preferred)


  • drivers (Required)
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