Business Development Executive Industrial Placement

by Tech Data

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Deadline: 28th January 2022
Salary: £18,000
Length: Placement Year (10 Months+)
Roles: Customer Service, Information Technology, Sales
Location: South East
City: Basingstoke

Business Development Executive

We are currently looking for 3 Business Development Executive’s to join our Print and Supplies and PC Systems teams team for a 1 year placement at Tech Data.

Job Purpose:

To support the business unit on all aspects of product maintenance and sales development/support working with global brands


  • Collaborate with global print vendor sales teams
  • Development and regular maintenance of Tech Data intranet site to ensure an effective first port of call for the Sales Floor
  • Develop a level of product knowledge to assist in first line queries that cannot be solved via the Sales Floor use of the intranet
  • Ability to prioritise and resolve internal customer issues
  • Support and run vendor hype days to drive sales floor activities
  • Support the Sales Floor with the vendor bid process
  • Recognition and appropriate escalation of potential problems
  • To support the category and business development team with day to day operational activities

Knowledge Skills and Experience:

  • Highly numerate
  • Time management and prioritising skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • An interest in latest technology trends would be an advantage

About Tech Data

Tech Data Corporation is one of the world’s largest wholesale distributors of technology products, services and solutions. Its advanced logistics capabilities and value-added services enable 125,000 resellers to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users in more than 100 countries. Tech Data generated $36.8 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2018. It is ranked No. 83 on the Fortune 500® and has been named one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” for nine consecutive years.

Companies like HP, Apple, Cisco. Samsung and Microsoft – and hundreds of others – depend on Tech Data to bring many of their products to market. Without a distribution function, supported by a wide range of technical and business support services, many products you use would never find their way to market, and odds are that the hardware and software in your home or office has passed through our warehouses on its way to market.

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