Business Development Manager, Mercedes Benz of Basingstoke
Business Development Manager
Mercedes - Benz of Basingstoke
An opportunity has arisen to join us as a Local Business Development Manager at our Basingstoke dealership.
The successful candidate will be responsible for developing business by maximising sales and profit opportunities for Mercedes-Benz and Smart with new corporate and business prospects. In addition, to pro-actively generate contacts in local businesses, carry out demonstrations and client appointments in order to hit targets in accordance with business plan and objectives. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver consistent results through the use of the sales process and ensure the Corporate Department provides high quality customer service to new and existing customers.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Sales and Marketing:
·Plan and manage a programme of sales activities to achieve agreed objectives.
·Achieve sales objectives in line with the Market Areas.
·Manage an effective follow up customer system/database and a customer record system.
·Build business relationships with new prospects and plan to develop the relationships to achieve sales.
·Manage the investigation of customer requirements and buying potential.
·Negotiate and agree terms and obtain commitment from customers within set guidelines.
·Produce weekly management information, progress and activity reports.
·Ensure that corporate and business customers receive excellent levels of service from all departments within the dealership.
·Ensure that Corporate Sales Department help to promote services offered by other departments.
·Identify any difficulties a customer may experience within any department and resolve these.
·Maintain a friendly and professional manner in all contact with customers.
·Ensure vehicles are prepared to the highest standards at the time and date agreed for delivery.
Hours Monday – Friday 0830 – 18.00
42.5 hours per week
Applicants will be expected to be immaculately attired as is befitting the Mercedes brand and must hold a full driving licence.
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