BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR / BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Recruiter
Serata Search (UK) Ltd
Location
Bank, Greater London
Salary
£45000 - £55000/annum 45K TO 55K BASIC, OTE 85K
Posted
18 Jun 2017
Closes
18 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR / BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
UP TO 55K BASIC, UNCAPPED OTE, 85K, EXCELLENT BENEFITS
CENTRAL LONDON
Our client is a one of the largest group of full service digital agencies in the UK, and also one of the fastest growing, with an impressive track record spanning over the last 15 years. With an extensive team of experts in Web, SEO, Paid Search, CRO, Digital PR and Content Marketing, this is a superb company in which to develop your skills and career. Offering a great environment with lots of rewards, incentives, training, socials and more, they have to be one of the best businesses to work with.
We require a dynamic and results orientated Business Development Manager. It's an exciting, varied, high-profile role, and one that affords plenty of opportunity for growth nationally and Internationally across the Group. The role will be predominately generating new business and selling online marketing contracts across a broad cross section of industries. As a truly international digital marketing agency, they are well respected for delivering consistently successful campaigns across a number of key sectors. With an enviable client list, they work with some of the most prestigious names in finance, luxury retail, professional services and travel.

Main Responsibilities
• Prospecting and growing sales pipeline, handling pre-qualified leads and making cold calls to gather leads and close sales.
• Seeking out new clients and new sales opportunities.
• Initiating action plans to approach and secure new business.
• Negotiation and closure of new business opportunities.
• Face to face client meetings.
• Answering client queries and providing relevant information to ensure the company’s maximum sales potential is realised.
• Preparing sales presentations, proposals and contracts.
• Updating all information internal systems.
• Keeping up to date with industry and company trends and developments
Ideal candidates will:
• Possess strong B2B sales experience
• Ideally have sales experience within SEO or PPC
• Ideally agency experience
• Have an excellent and demonstrable sales record, dealing with blue chip clients would be a distinct advantage although not essential
• Be commercially aware with an ability to maximise opportunities.
• Have excellent communication and negotiation skills and will be articulate with a high standard of written English and presentation skills.
• Have an ability to manage workload and priorities.
• Be motivational and inspire trust, confidence and enthusiasm.
• Be polished, professional and sophisticated.
• Have the maturity and gravitas to deal with and influence senior decision makers.
• Advanced use of Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint.

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