Business Development Manager

Recruiter
Scoople
Location
Blackburn
Salary
From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted
15 Apr 2017
Closes
14 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An innovative Law Firm are now seeking a Business Development Manager to join their growing team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for seeking out and developing new business, with a consultative approach to selling. They should be commercially astute and have excellent communication skills, with a proven record in generating significant revenues.

The ideal fit would be a candidate who is ambitious and keen to have genuine influence - helping to shape the growth of the business’s future.

Key Responsibilities will include:

Generating leads and efficiently keeping in regular contact with existing prospects

Presenting to senior decision makers

Understanding and keeping up-to-date with constant developments in the recruitment industry and agency market

Identifying areas for expansion and development

Developing a targeted long-term new business strategy to also encompass regional and national agencies/businesses and foster growth in these key areas for the future

Create weekly/monthly forecasts on revenue/target management and end of month reports on revenue and market performance

Delivering against these targets to ensure revenue expectations are met

Working closely with the marketing department to develop bespoke campaigns to relevant prospects

Inputting into sales and marketing collateral - how the business positions itself for various audiences

Maximising networking opportunities and regularly using conferences, events and trade shows to increase awareness and develop a further network of contacts

Key Skills /Requirements:

 Experience within Business Development/New Business or Account Management role.

Self starter who is target-driven and motivated - must be comfortable in a target oriented environment

Must have an existing client base/following to start on

Excellent communication and presentation skills (telephone, written and face-to-face)

Consultative sales skills: our audience is made up of business owners looking for a more cost effective budget recruitment packages and requires a balance of soft sell approach and hard sell closure

Excellent time management, an individual who thrives on working autonomously

Experience working in a recruitment/sales/agency environment and understanding of (and passion for) the industry.

Experience working within a law firm would be beneficial but not essential.

The ideal candidate will be determined, outgoing, positive, articulate and diplomatic

Willing to consider candidates that have the majority if not all of these attributes and skills if they can otherwise prove their suitability for the role.

Please note: Due to the high volume of applications, if you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of your applications unfortunately, on this occassion you have been unsuccesful.

By submitting your CV you are authorising Scoople to represent you and act on your behalf and are consenting for Scoople to forward your application to the relevant company/companies