Business Development Manager

Jems Recruitment Ltd
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Development Manager - The Benefits:
- 20 days annual leave plus 3 days at Christmas
- Increasing annual leave with length of service
- Childcare voucher scheme
- After 1 years’ service, payment towards relevant qualifications
- Company bonus

Business Development Manager - The Company:
We are recruiting a bright, driven individual for a dynamic which has ongoing expansion plans. You will be building relationships with new prospects and existing clients using an engaging personality and excellent product knowledge.

Business Development Manager - Role:
• Setting, meeting and exceeding sales targets and KPIs
• Generating sales leads, both by using LinkedIn/online research and by tapping into your
• Cold calling leads with the view to converting them into prospects and moving them
through the sales cycle
• Listening to and understanding customer needs, overcoming any objections
• Identifying opportunities to cross/up sell additional products and services into a growing
customer base
• Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings
• Planning and preparing sales presentations using pre-branded MS PowerPoint templates
• Communicating new product developments to prospective clients
• Updating the CRM system to maintain and manage your
• Attending the weekly sales meeting, either in person or by Skype, to update the team on
your progress and share best practice

Business Development Manager - The Candidate:
• 3 years previous energy sales experience
• Proven sales track record in both the SME and I&C markets
• Knowledge of the UK energy industry
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to rapidly establish relationships with prospects and suppliers
• Ability to meet and exceed sales targets
• The ability to work both as an individual and in a team environment, with the desire to
share best practice with colleagues
• Time management, organisation and prioritisation skills