Business Development Manager

  • Posted on : 5/16/2024
  • Job Location : Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Compensation : £45,000 + bonus
  • Type : Permanent


A new opportunity has arisen in one of the leading players in technology component manufacuring and distribution with significant national presence.
As a Business Development Manager, you will be expected to generate new leads and develop existing customer relationships as our client continues to grow their market share.

As a Business Development Manager you will: -

  • Identify key potential customers and ensure introductions are made
  • Research and identify new Sales opportunities through multiple prospecting techniques- including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, partnerships, products and services - or new ways of reaching existing markets
  • Have a good understanding of the businesses' products and services and be able to advise others about them
  • Deliver presentations on the businesses security products and services
  • Communicate and explore/develop Sales leads with existing and potential new clients
  • Foster and develop relationships with customers/clients
  • Understand the needs of your customers and be able to respond effectively with a plan of how to meet these
  • Targeting of clients across all sectors to win new business
  • Be customer facing through visiting and 'virtual' meetings
  • Effective networking with potential customers
  • Work closely with the Senior Leadership team to identify opportunities to expand the business with both current and prospective customers
  • Attend seminars, conferences and events where appropriate
  • Help to plan Sales campaigns
  • Carry out sales forecasts and analysis and present your findings to senior management/the board of directors

The successful candidate will have the following experience:
  • A previous background as a Business Development Manager/Sales Manager/Account Manager in a solution selling environment
  • Excellent Sales and negotiation skills
  • Tenacity and drive to seek new business and meet or exceed targets
  • Good business sense and results focused
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills for building and developing relationships with clients
  • An excellent telephone manner for making initial contact and for ongoing communication with customers and business associates
  • Team working skills and a collaborative approach to work
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • IT skills, including the use of spread sheets
  • The ability to motivate yourself and set your own goals
  • Be part of a team and positively contribute
  • Based from home but regional travel to meet customers

As a Business Development Manager, you can expect to receive:
  • Highly competitive base salary
  • Achievable commission scheme with end of year bonus
  • Car or car allowance
  • Pension
  • Laptop/mobile phone
  • Opportunity for career development

If you think this is the opportunity for you, click Apply now.