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Business Development Manager

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Our client is seeking a Business Development Manager to generate new business sales opportunities in a commission based role. The ideal candidate will be a Graduate with a bright and articulate demeanor. This role is an initial platform to carve out a successful career with an exciting technology company. In order to support this growth, our client offers a yearlong training program which includes 15 days external training and qualification equivalent to two A-Levels upon successful completion.

Responsibilities:

  • Qualify warm leads with key stakeholders who have decision making authority with the ambition to exceed personal targets, through research, email campaigning, networking and referrals
  • Maintains a sales funnel of high value opportunities that meet qualification criteria
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of the product to be able to pitch and articulate this to customers in a concise and professional manner
  • Understand competitor solutions to be able to pitch our solution against them
  • Submit standard sales metrics, e.g. weekly forecasts, pipeline, funnel, monthly progress and business reports on a regular and timely basis
  • Maintains the CRM system effectively for opportunity and contact management

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have a degree but this is not essential
  • Hungry to create and fulfil sales opportunities
  • Possess strong consultative and solution selling skills
  • Experience in developing excellent relationship and networking skills, working well in a team but also independently
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and a good listener
  • Enthusiastic, competitive, high degree of integrity, self-motivated, positive attitude, proactive approach to work, and a confident approach to closing business
  • A desire to understand a product in depth and passionate about communicating customer benefits

Benefits:

  • Gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Trips abroad for target achievements

If you have not been contacted within 5 working days, then unfortunately on this occasion your CV has not been shortlisted.

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