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Business Development Manager

Position:  Business Development Manager

Suitable for:  Field Sales Executive / Sales Executive / Business Development Manager / New Business Account Manager

Location:  Home/Field Based travel to office in Northallerton, North Yorkshire required once a week.

Salary:  £25k – £30k Basic, £40k – £50k OTE + Car Allowance

The Field Sales Executive / Sales Executive / Business Development Manager / New Business Account Manager’s job purpose is to deliver the new business development requirements for the company by identifying and selling to prospects to ensure profitable growth.

Experience:

As Field Sales Executive / Sales Executive / Business Development Manager / New Business Account Manager the following experience is required:

  • Experience and proven track record of new business development
  • Desirable – experience within the aerospace, engineering or electronics industry, if no experience a solid understanding would suffice
  • The ability and desire to sell and build positive, lasting client relationships with a strong customer service ethos
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • A confident and determined approach
  • Resilience and the ability to consistently achieve sales targets
  • A high degree of self-motivation and drive
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • The capacity to flourish in a field sales environment, communicate and work productively when away from the office
  • Core IT skills – including Excel, Word, Powerpoint, CRM and workflow systems
  • Full, clean driving license

The Role:

As Field Sales Executive / Sales Executive / Business Development Manager / New Business Account Manager the role would include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Generation of new business opportunities by identifying new prospects and evaluating their position in the industry; researching and analysing sales options.
  • Selling the company’s products and services by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects and recommending solutions.
  • Maintaining relationships with potential clients by providing support, information, and guidance, researching and recommending new opportunities.
  • Preparation of sales performance reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising information.
  • Achievement of excellent customer service at all times.
  • Effective use and application of IT-based workflow and Customer Relationship Management systems to ensure that: a pipeline of new opportunities is developed and maintained; customer lead times from enquiry to order are minimised; and new business targets are achieved without any negative impact on service and product quality.
  • Maintenance of professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies as appropriate.
  • Contribution to the wider team effort by accomplishing related results and providing appropriate support as needed.

To Apply:  please forward your CV in Word format to kim@solosearch.co.uk

Please note:  you must be eligible to work in the UK in order for your application to be considered