Business Development Manager / Sales Executive - Finance

Bluetownonline Ltd
£35000 - £45000 per annum
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Location: Bristol and Surrounding Areas

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum (DOE) plus commission

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Job Role:

Our Client is a prestigious bridging loan company who are seeking a Business Development Manager to secure new profitable business. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic lending business. The role would suit a high achieving sales person, from a bridging or finance background.

In this role you will identify new business and set up meetings to develop new partnerships. You will also maintain good relationships with existing accounts. You must have experience of developing sales strategies and business plans.


  • Proactively seek new business opportunities
  • Build relationships with key clients and professional sector contacts
  • Identify opportunities to improve our product portfolio
  • Keep up to date with market changes & competitor analysis
  • Develop appropriate strategic targeting for new leads / calls
  • Use of internal sales database to manage own pipeline of leads
  • Manage relationships with potential clients to yield future appointments
  • Generate acceptable volumes of new business leads
  • Attend relevant sales meetings
  • Represent the company at exhibitions, networking events, seminars and conferences
  • Conduct market research to determine market requirements for existing and future products
  • Analysis of customer research, current market conditions and competitor information
  • Monitor, review and report on all marketing activity and results
  • Work with operational colleagues to explore new leads

Skills Required:

  • Demonstrable sales and lending experience in a financial services environment
  • Relevant Market Experience (Banking, Bridging or Mortgage market experience is required)
  • An Understanding of the UK bridging finance industry
  • The Ability to develop strong working relationships with intermediaries and borrowers
  • Ability to quickly build rapport with new and existing clients
  • Opportunity to attend events to build prospect pipeline
  • Evidence of working in a team environment towards a common goal
  • High attention to detail and able to work in an organised and professional manner
  • Evidence of achieving team and personal targets
  • A high understanding of consultative sales process
  • Self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Results oriented
  • Able to conduct oneself in a professional manner and provide excellent customer service
  • Credible, articulate, confident and tenacious with the gravitas and ability to build relationships with executives at all business levels
  • Excellent 'Can Do' attitude with a high level of personal motivation and pride in your work
  • Energetic and enthusiastic with a genuine sense of fun and natural ability to stand out from the crowd
  • Must have full U.K. Licence and own vehicle

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