Business Development Manager

  • Location
    Maidstone, Kent
  • Category
    Sales - Business Development
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 30000 - £ 45000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

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JOB TITLE: Business Development Manager

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £30,000 - £45,000 + commission OTE £70k

HOURS: 8:30am - 5pm Monday to Thursday and 4:30pm on a Friday

LOCATION: Aylesford

BENEFITS: Hybrid working, access to commercial vehicles, mileage paid, 25 days annual leave, early finish on a Friday, Christmas shut down, regular team social events, uniform and laptop provided, free on-site parking, the opportunity to join a fast-growing company that offers progression

CULTURE: Friendly, professional, focused, social atmosphere, fun workplace with interesting projects

Our client is a major player within their sector with over 30 years of heritage and expertise in their respective marketplace. Based in Mid-Kent and operating across multiple commercial sectors such as construction, retail, hospitality, education, and leisure this dynamic company is looking for an experienced External Business Development Manager to further develop their rapid growth plans.

The ideal candidate will have a wealth of B2B Field Sales experience to bring to the table, a can do attitude and any strong contacts within the construction, hospitality, education, leisure, building and property industries, across Kent and London would be deemed advantageous.

A Full training programme on the product ranges will be provided along with technical field support where required. To be successful, you will be a go-getter with a demonstrable track record in securing new business and cultivating existing accounts whilst at ease working in a target-orientated and fast paced environment.

Experience within the water sector or an M&E background would be advantageous but isn't essential.

Duties include:

  • Identifying new business opportunities across markets, clients, products, and services.

  • Developing innovative ways to reach new contacts and potential clients.

  • Generate leads through networking and market research

  • Building strong relationships with professional trades individuals

  • Bringing the business to new clients, building new relationships, and meeting their needs with carefully pitched proposals.

  • Developing existing clients and ensuring strong relationships with lots of brand loyalty.

  • Keeping up with the market, emerging trends, and the competition, by attending events and conferences, building your profile and relationships with potential clients and other stakeholders.

  • Liaise with the Internal sales team to further drive sales

  • Building intelligent sales forecasts and working to achieve and exceed them.

To be considered for this role you will have/be:

  • Relevant b2b sales experience and a passion for hunting new business

  • A target driven, self-motivated personality

  • Solid experience in sales and account management roles, with an excellent track record of achieving targets and building great, lasting relationships.

  • A confident, professional, and articulate personality.

  • Strong organisational skills.

  • Enthusiasm and a drive to succeed and achieve.

  • A competitive nature.

  • Flexibility for travel throughout the Southeast and occasionally further afield.

The principal area of operation for this position will be London, South East and Home Counties but occasionally travel to other parts of the UK will be required from time to time.

Next steps?

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