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Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager

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Are you experienced & confident with sales? Then this opportunity is for you!  With 45 years of business, our client based on the outskirts of Plymouth is a trade-only specialist office technology distributor and they’re a family business who distribute for 40 tech brands – Epson and Phillips to name a few.  They’re seeking an ambitious and driven Business Development Manager to drive new business development opportunities as well as develop and support existing customer initiatives to facilitate business growth. Job details:

  • £23,000 – £25,000 p/a plus Bonus £5,000 p/a
  • Nest Pension scheme
  • 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Monday – Friday, full time

As the Business Development Manager, you will:

  • Drive new business development within the Office Products and IT channel
  • Develop / support existing customers
  • Build and maintain an active managed account base and develop incremental new business accounts
  • Understand the features of products in order to deliver a consultative service to customers
  • Support the day-to-day inbound customer activity

Core Tasks as the Business Development Manager:

  • Pro-actively seeking new business by researching potential accounts
  • Setting goals and develop plans for business and revenue growth
  • Researching, planning, and implementing new target market initiatives
  • Pursuing leads and moving them through the sales cycle
  • Developing quotes and proposals for prospective clients
  • Occasionally attending conferences and industry events where required
  • Apply various sales skills to capitalise on commercial opportunities through product knowledge, service and where necessary through negotiation of pricing
  • Daily update of Insightly (CRM) with details of all existing account activity and new business prospects
  • As and when required, ensure all orders received are entered into the system accurately

Desired Skills and Experience: 

  • Methodical / entrepreneurial / analytical
  • Commercial experience in a similar B2B environment
  • Results
  • Excellent telephone manner, communication skills and personality
  • Sound knowledge of the practical application of a sales department
  • Track record of understanding how to reach and identify prospective
  • Able to go the ‘extra mile’ to exceed
  • The ability to work well within a team
  • Experience of building relationships with customers
  • Able to provide evidence of working in a target related
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel, v-look up / pivot
  • Ability to demonstrate effective interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Excellent time management and personal organisational skills

The ideal candidate will have the following qualities: well-presented, professional, driven, proactive and punctual. If this sounds like you, then apply today with your CV in word format! Please contact Emma Hutchings at the Pertemps Plymouth office for more information.

Job Overview
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Offered Salary
GBP23,000 - 25,000 Per YEAR
Job Location
Plymouth, Devon
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