Career Opportunity: Business Development Executive

Position: Business Development Executive - Products

Location: USA (Flexible)

Salary: Based on experience

Specialism: Economic Development / Site Selection

Wavteq is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic team member to identify new prospects and accounts and cultivate existing accounts within our Products division. The individual will have proven ability to meet and exceed sales targets as well as ability to work on own initiative to pro-actively research, develop and manage the sales pipeline. The successful candidate will have responsibility for selling Wavteq elearning, Amplify and Influencers systems to government organizations as well as Wavteq IncentivesFlow to private sector clients against set targets.


Main Duties and Responsibilities: 

This full-time position involves the following tasks and responsibilities:  

  • Generate a target list of US prospects and qualify opportunities through research for the product portfolio aligned to the strategic sales plan
  • Proactively outreach to prospects using a range of channels to build an opportunity pipeline
  • Make sales calls to prospects and set up product demos in line with agreed sales activities targets
  • Attend industry events and develop a schedule of face to face meetings with prospects at the events.
  • Organise and attend face to face meetings for conversion as required.
  • Work with marketing on the development of product specific campaigns to assist with pipeline development and sales targets
  • Respond to inbound sales enquiries by phone and / or electronically
  • Record all sales activities in the company CRM 
  • Report sales activities and pipeline follow up to management on a regular basis
  • Meet US sales targets as set by Sales Director for the product portfolio
  • Work with the Customer Success team as appropriate to ensure new clients are on boarded and receive all required training.  


Education and Experience

  • Hold a degree with an international business / economic related element
  • Knowledge of the economic development industry and / or experience with site selection and incentives for business expansions and relocation.
  • At least 3 years sales experience and proven ability to meet and exceed sales targets
  • Knowledge of sales principles and practice
  • Knowledge of customer service principles
  • An understanding of economic development 


Personal Attributes

  • A confident and personable individual who is a self-starter and can work on own initiative
  • Excellent telephone and written communication skills
  • Highly goal driven, comfortable working to targets
  • At ease working in an international setting and interacting with people from diverse cultures
  • Ability to use standard CRM system, social media and use of standard office programs (Excel, PowerPoint, Word etc.)
  • An interest in Trade and Investment



This is a unique opportunity to join a vibrant, international and fast-growing company where you will be presented with opportunities for career development and outstanding earning potential. Benefits include access to a highly competitive salary, commission scheme, private healthcare and generous annual leave allowance.

Apply Now

If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wavteq in growing the reach of its product portfolio in the US market, we would love to hear from you. Please send a CV and cover letter, including salary expectations to Chris Knight, Commercial Director, Wavteq (

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