Business Development Manager

Kemp Recruitment Ltd
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Development Manager
Location: Carlisle across to Sunderland and surrounding areas
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 basic. Year 1 OTE: £50,000 - £60,000 / Year 2 + OTE: £60,000 - £70,000

My client, a commercial vehicles sales and rental centre with depots across the UK is actively seeking to employ a Business Development Manager.

Reporting to the National Sales Manager, the Business Development Manager is required to achieve agreed sales targets, generally promote the Company’s products and services in a professional manner aligned to the Company’s values.

Build positive on-going relationships with new prospects and existing customers.

Main Responsibilities:
Vehicle Rental

- Develop and maintain an active truck rental database reflecting the Company’s definition of the ‘ideal customer profile’. Ensure that the ‘hire utilisation’ of the rental fleet exceeds target throughout the year. 
- Maintain a good understanding of the specification of the truck rental fleet, appreciating the fleet’s associated features and benefits. 
- Keeping abreast of customer and prospective customer developments; informing the National Sales Manager of pertinent information. 

Contract Hire

- Develop and maintain an active prospective customer database to ensure that agreed sales 
- targets are achieved. 
- Develop a full understanding of, and demonstrate the use of strategic selling techniques to 
- ensure that customer requirements are delivered from the outset. 


- To be self-motivated and committed to delivering excellent results. 
- Maintain an accurate and up-to-date CRM database. 
- Keep abreast of the activities of our major competitors particularly in the South West region. 
- Develop an appreciation of the general application of commercial vehicles, the associated bodywork and ancillary equipment such as tail lifts, refrigeration units etc. 
- Maintain professional relationships with all staff and customers reflecting the general culture of the Company. 

The successful Business Development Manager will earn a basic salary of £35,000 - £40,000 per year with on target earnings of £50,000 - £70,000 although this will not be capped and could be significantly higher.
A company vehicle will be made available. Mobile Phone and laptop computer will also be provided along with other benefits that will be discussed at the point an offer of employment is made.

To apply for this exciting Business Development Manager role please reply to this advert with an up to date copy of your CV or call Tom at Kemp Recruitment on for further information.