Field Based Business Development Manager

James Recruitment
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Field Based Business Development Manager

Location - Cambridge / London

Type - Full Time / Permanent

Salary - £22k - £35k

Our client is an award-winning communications solution provider, supplying high quality, high speed and cost effective solutions. They are proud to be the largest exclusive business to business, end to end communication provider in the UK.

Whilst striving to deliver outstanding client care, our clients goal is to create long lasting, mutually beneficial partnerships with their customers. With a 'family' feel to the workplace culture which inspires innovation and rewards performance. The core values are excellence, integrity, responsibility and passion.

Main Purpose of the Role

The successful candidate will have the experience and ability to self-generate leads, book own appointments and driving own sales. Creating new business opportunities is paramount.

Key Responsibilities

• Achieve a monthly sales target of £15,000.00 GP

• Attending appointments, either self-generated by cold-calling or by working closely with our telemarketing team.

• Provide weekly reports on own sales figures.

• Write reports and make presentations to customers and senior management.

• Provide full proposal documents outlining details to clients, and to own and manage own sales pipeline.

• Work with Telemarketing and Internal Sales to keep updated with sales opportunities and projects.

• Attend sales meetings and sales calls.

• Attend regular product training and development sessions, as well as events and conferences where required.

• Promote and maintain brand.

The key responsibilities and accountabilities highlighted in this job are indicative and may vary over time. Job holders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and scope of this role.

Person Specification / Experience

• At least one year’s experience working in a field sales new business development role within a telecommunications/data company, preferably in a? commercial fast-paced environment.

• Experienced in pbx sales/data connectivity/mobile sales/IT/lines and calls services.

• Some experience working with bespoke databases as well as good MS Office skills, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


• Strong sales and negotiation techniques.

• Excellent customer service approach.

• Excellent listening skills and clear concise verbal and written skills.

• Ability to self-generate opportunities.

• Excellent time management and organisation skills.

• Good attention to detail and accuracy.

Personal Attributes

• Enthusiastic, motivated, driven, approachable.

• Demonstrates tact and diplomacy.

• Calm, confident manner able to work effectively under pressure, and keep to deadlines.

• Solution focused and flexible approach to problem-solving.

If you do not hear from us within seven days your application has not been successful on this occasion. We may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.

James Recruitment is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer.

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