Business Development Manager

Recruiter
Prestige Appointments
Location
St. Albans
Salary
From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted
08 Apr 2017
Closes
08 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Business Development Manager, St Albans, £25,000 - £30,000 plus commission

Are you confident, self-motivated salesperson with previous experience selling a service or solution?

Would you love to work for a business who are already a market – leader in their industry but also have a targeted growth strategy for further expansion?

Our client is a small but successful organisation in St Albans who have an established client base where a large percentage of their revenue is gained through repeat business, referrals and recommendations.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in generating leads and new business through cold-calling and emails and a positive can-do attitude.

 As the Business Development Manager you will:

·Research, identify and actively develop new sales opportunities within targeted industries

·Contacting new prospects via cold-calling, e-mail and by attending industry-specific and networking events

·Follow up leads generated by targeted marketing campaigns

·Respond to incoming sales enquiries from potential new clients

·Represent the company at trade shows, events and client meetings

·Work with the marketing manager to maximise returns on marketing activities

Essential skills / experience

·Previous experience in a similar sales / business development role

·Comfortable with cold calling

·Proven ability to build and develop relationships

·Ability to demonstrate previous experience of planning structured sales activity

·Excellent presentation skills

·Experience of using social media for sales purposes

·Confident communication skills and a driven nature

Keywords: Business Development, Internal Sales, Inside Sales, Sales Executive, Cold-Calling, Outbound Calling, New Business

Locations: St Albans, Harpenden, Hemel Hempstead, Watford, Luton, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire

Prestige Appointments are a Recruitment Agency providing permanent resourcing and selection services to employers throughout the UK.