BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER CORPORATE TEAM

Recruiter
Unico Recruitment
Location
New Barnet, Greater London
Salary
£26000/annum
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER CORPORATE TEAM
Reporting to: Senior Account Manager
Location: New Barnet, Hertfordshire (EN5)

THE ROLE:
Buyagift Plc is looking for an ambitious Business Development manager to join our Corporate department. Reporting into the Senior Account manager your main responsibilities will be to further develop our B2B business and add to our fast growing client list. You will be expected to adopt traditional as well as fresh and innovative methods to generate new business and manage those clients. The product set offered is exciting and changing and is designed to ensure we remain the leading businesses in this area.

Key responsibilities:
• Planning and managing sales campaigns to increase your business portfolio
• Conduct a high volume of calls per day and arrange to meet with relevant decision makers.
• Maintain required record keeping and reporting of all activities through Salesforce.
• Take full responsibility for generating new B2B sales and to meet target and profit levels agreed
• 70% New Business 30% Account management split initially
• Network widely to build a new client database using previous experience and contacts in the industry
• Deliver monthly KPI’s to ensure targets are achieved
• Attending and presenting successfully at external meetings with clients to generate sales and build the company brand
• Ensuring clients and customers receive the best possible customer service from the company

About you:
Our ideal candidate will have at least 1 years experience in a similar sales role including the following:
• Proven experience in generating sales through new accounts
• Experience in starting and establishing sales campaigns using a variety of routes to market
• A proven track record of networking and working successfully with clients to build lasting and profitable relationships.
• Influencing and persuasive skills
• Analytical with the ability to analyse marketing data and business reports to help make informed business decisions that will generate further sales and profitability.
• Self-motivated with the ability to help drive initiatives through to conclusion
• Good working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and, ideally Salesforce
• Confident developing relationships over the phone and in person
• Good organisational and time management skills with rigorous attention to detail
• Strong academic background with excellent written and verbal presentation and communication skills
• Good sense of humour and outgoing personality
• Experience in the Gift Experience/Leisure industry will be a key advantage
• Experience in canvassing and cold-calling into various types of businesses, with evidence of consistent and current success

Due to the volume of applications it will not be possible to respond to unsuccessful candidates. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause