Business Development Manager

Recruiter
Venture Recruitment LTD
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
07 Sep 2019
Ref
1239968953
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Business Development Manager is responsible for selling relevant print solutions, professional services, associated products to a variety of different commercial organisations, ensuring that customers' needs are satisfied and gross profit margins are adhered to.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Selling relevant large format print and associated products
  • Exceeding (or as a minimum meeting) agreed monthly sales targets
  • Identifying potential new prospects
  • Developing and managing any accounts established.
  • Ensuring regular contact is maintained with existing customers.
  • Keeping up to date with new supplier products and releases
  • Contributing to a team environment, sharing ideas for new business opportunities and marketing efforts
  • Providing accurate information/reports
  • Completing necessary internal administration ( e.g. monthly reports) and preparing appropriate letters/proposals/sales visits documentation for customers
  • Attending regular sales meetings

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
  • Proven experience of working in a large print format environment.
  • Track record of increasing revenue in previous roles would be advantageous.
  • Proven experience in new business calls.
  • Client and service delivery focused.
  • Sales and negotiation skills.
  • Self-motivated and results driven.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Ability to continuously prioritise and work effectively under pressure.
  • Knowledge of stakeholder service principles and practices in the print sector.
  • Highly organised with excellent attention to detail.

IDEAL PERSON:
  • A highly confident self-motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills, able to build and develop rapport with management.
  • Professional and tenacious.
  • Passionate for results, eagerness to take responsibility and manage stakeholders' expectations
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Passionate about change - recognises the need to constantly review working practices to stay ahead in the industry.
  • Goal orientated approach to work.
  • Must be able to work on own initiative and also as part of a team.
  • Must have a logical and methodical approach to work.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and is extremely resilient.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and targets.
  • Ambitious and determined to succeed.
  • Flexible, able to work additional hours if required.
  • Proactive with excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Highest standards of integrity and honesty.

LOCATION:

The role is full time and can be based North / South or from home or Manchester offices however does involve travel so a full licence would be advantageous

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