Business Development Manager

£24000 - £25000 per annum 
Job Type:
Sales and Marketing 
Job Ref:

A successful and well-established supplier of educational supplies is currently looking to recruit a confident and ambitious Business Development Manager at their Colchester HQ. They will be expected to drive business growth through winning new business as well as maintaining existing customer relationships. With an attractive basic salary plus benefits including monthly bonuses and uncapped commission on offer, you would be joining an energetic, family run, and strongly financed business, well placed to handle the current economic conditions.

This really is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward-thinking business that places great emphasis on developing skilled members of staff and helping them progress in their careers. Many of their staff have been with them for a good number of years helping contribute to the sustainable growth the company continues to experience.

The Role
You will be responsible for winning new business as well as maintaining and growing existing business through intelligent and tenacious phone activity, playing a key role in the company’s growth. Working to realistic activity and revenue KPIs you will be expected to promote the company’s product range to schools and colleges, establishing rapport and generating business. Initially you will be office-based but in time and once you have demonstrated success in the role you will have the opportunity to combine this with face to face customer visits.

The Candidate
o A proven track record of exceeding targets and KPIs in previous phone-based sales roles
o Resilient, skilled in generating new business, closing sales and developing long standing relationships
o A strategic and commercial approach to your work
o Excellent influencing, negotiating and listening skills are essential
o A problem solver, able to find solutions to commercial questions and articulate them effectively

The Company
A highly regarded third generation family business, supplying schools and colleges across London and the South for over 45 years. Offering an attractive salary plus bonuses and uncapped commission, this is a fantastic chance to work with a team dedicated to offering quality products and outstanding service, where people work hard and are encouraged to excel.

This role may be suitable for you if you have a background in any of the following: Business Development Manager, Account Manager, Internal Sales Executive, Telesales Executive, B2B Telesales, Inside Sales Executive, New Business Sales, Sales Manager.

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