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Business Development Executive – Electronic and Electrical Component Distributor


Aerco, a distributor of electrical components based in Horsham, West Sussex, is currently seeking a Business Development Executive to actively build and develop new business within the UK. Candidates must have at least 2 years successful experience in sales of electrical or electronic components in the UK manufacturing market. This position will be centred at the Horsham location and candidates must be prepared to travel up to 50% of working days as needed.

Continued growth of the company has created an opening in the Quality and Continuous Improvement Department for a someone with the necessary drive to complement the existing team.


  • Proven ability to create new business and sales opportunities
  • Industry knowledge, specifically within the electronic component market and relationships with potential customers would be desirable
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build/maintain effective relationships both internally and externally
  • Strong drive for results and achievement of targets.
  • Degree or equivalent in Electronic Engineer or alternatively technical training with similar products


  • Maintain strong relationships with both Manufacturers and end customers
  • Identify potential business opportunities by prospecting new customers and monitoring market trends
  • Managing of assigned accounts with the intention to develop and increase them accordingly
  • Generate and develop orders for components from franchised lines and by sourcing product for world-wide.

This is an opportunity to work within a team of 10 sales executives for a well-known Component Distributor in a role which requires you to actively seek and build new business throughout the UK as well as maintain and develop an existing customer base. It is a customer facing sales role which requires travel and a self-starter.

Package: Basic salary plus bonus scheme with On-Target earnings at least £38k, more depending on experience. Company profit share scheme and workplace pension.

Contact Harry Laughton or Nikki Still at Aerco with your CV.

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