Business Development Manager

Posted 1 week ago

Our client is looking for a Trade Business Development Manager to join their Trade sales team due to expansion. This is a great company to work for; they have gained the Investors in People award since 2002 and are the only company in their industry to have gained the Institute of Customer Service ServiceMark with Distinction.

Based in Honiton, Devon the Business Development Manager will seek customers through warm leads from across the UK generated from a variety of sources including via the Field Sales Executive team, the company’s website, Home Show and the company’s lead mining system (with 20% cold calling during quiet periods), in order to identify opportunities in line with company targets. Calls are about quality rather than quantity. Individuals will follow a lead through until the point where they receive the plans from the customer and at this point they are passed onto the Trade Account Managers.

Applicants will:

  • have previous B2B new business development experience,
  • have a great telephone manner
  • be sociable, confident and driven
  • have a great telephone manner
  • be happy working to targets
  • possess excellent customer service skills
  • be a quick learner.

Training: The client offers a comprehensive induction and training programme.

Salary: up to £22,200 (depending on experience) plus uncapped commission (OTE of an extra £5k (£420 per month). Commission is fully protected for the first 6 months’ probation period and on a sliding scale protection for a further 3 months. There is also an individual performance related bonus of up to 2% of salary paid yearly.

Benefits: company pension contribution up to 3%, 10% discount off local leisure centres, cycle scheme, free parking, great onsite facilities, 23 days leave plus bank holidays (rising to 28 days), enhanced maternity benefits.

Career progression: great opportunities across all team (Field Sales, Account Management, Marketing, IT, Finance, Design).

Hours: 830am-430pm/9am-5pm Monday to Friday (37.5 hours).

Immediate start available for the right candidate.

If this sounds like the role for you, why not get in touch with a one of the team at KME?  Email or call 01392 344924, or alternatively apply by uploading your CV using the link below.

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