Business Development Manger

Recruiter
1st CHOICE RECRUITMENT - Milton Keynes
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
£35k - 40k per year + DOE plus Bonus
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you have significant sales and account management experience?

Are you a creative thinker with the ability to create effective solutions?

Our client is looking for an individual that can demonstrate a successful sales career selling consultative solutions with the ability to effectively communicate with clients at all levels. Interested? Great. You will be used to meeting and presenting to clients face to face and managing your own diary and pipeline.

Job description:

* Proactively support Head of Sales and the wider departments in growing the business by utilising the products and services we provide to create solutions to generate new business opportunities.
* Approach new and existing customers to understand their objectives and sell them the right solution in a consultative way.
* Build relationships with clients and agencies to sell solutions that drive consumer engagement.
* Negotiate and close business deals with presentations on solutions and services, whilst maintaining extensive knowledge of current market conditions.

Job duties

* Develop a sales strategy with the Head of Sales to proactively identify, research and approach agreed industry targets in order to achieve the business target which is how your performance will ultimately be measured.
* Meet with clients, understand their objectives and create solutions using the tools provided to win business.
* Actively assist in the cross-selling of Sodexo solutions within the client base.
* Work with Client Services and Specialist Heads to build appropriate responses to client needs which give Sodexo the best chance of entering into a profitable business relationship with the contacts.

* Use the marketing and sales support materials provided as part of the sales toolkit and support agreed marketing campaigns.
* Update all contact details, pipeline & files to the appropriate IT and CRM systems.

Person specification

* Significant Sales and Account Management experience.
* Ability to demonstrate a successful sales career selling consultative solutions.
* A broad understanding of business issues faced by senior managers and directors.
* An ability to deal with and effectively communicate with clients at all levels.
* Creative thinker with the ability to create solutions
* . The ability to understand a clients' business needs, requirements and challenges, and to successfully sell in a solution from the Sodexo suite of services
* Excellent written and verbal communication with a high attention to detail

**Regular travel throughout the UK so a clean UK driving licence is essential**

Apply today if this sounds like the role for you!!!!

Please note that at times due to the volume of applications we may not be able to respond to each person individually. If you do not hear from us within 7 days we're sorry you have not been successful this time. Please do not let this stop you applying for other positions you may be suitable for. Good Luck!

1st Choice Staff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and acts as both an Employment Agency & Business.

Please note that at times due to the volume of applications we may not be able to respond to each person individually. If you do not hear from us within 7 days we're sorry you have not been successful this time. Please do not let this stop you applying for other positions you may be suitable for. Good Luck!

1st Choice Staff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and acts as both an Employment Agency & Business.