Business Development Manager

Darlington, County Durham
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Development Manager

Field based - covering the North East Region

£30,000 basic salary with a realistic OTE of £70k.

Company Car or Car Allowance

At Peninsula we are the UK’s leading provider of HR and H&S services to small and medium businesses. Established in 1983 and number 1 in our marketplace, but still with serious ambitions for growth both in the UK and Internationally.

The role of the Business Development Manager is to identify selling opportunities within our existing client base within the SME arena through face-face meetings. A large proportion of our existing client base only take advantage of one of our services, the opportunity exists for a person to join our well established Sales Team in the position of Business Development Manager, directly targeting our large base of retained clients within a specific geographical area.

Main Accountabilities

  • Contact existing clients and conduct prospect meetings with intent to upsell the additional services.
  • Self-generation of opportunities through our extensive client base.
  • Achieving set sales targets & objectives.
  • Maintaining and exceeding the highest standards of professionalism and customer service.
  • Achieving the income and business objectives in a fully compliant manner.

Person Specification

  • An experienced salesperson with a proven track record in quality sales.
  • A target driven individual who thrives on success
  • A strong communicator with excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Outstandingly professional at all times.
  • Extensive social / business networks
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Good PC skills

As with all sales roles, there will be targets in place and we do expect a lot from our colleagues. We want you to have the right attitude to business generation; a resilient approach; robust organisational skills; and a total focus on achieving your targets and helping grow this fantastic business.

If you are a self-starter, with a proven track record in sales and are looking to join a company at a very exciting time, are well presented, full of ideas and boundless energy, combined with excellent communication skills and want to be part of a fantastic team - get in touch.