Business Development Manager

  • Chorley, Lancashire
  • £30000 - £33000 per annum + Company Car, Free Parking, Pension
  • VR/28473
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Are you in an office based sales role, looking for that next step into a field based sales role? Are you looking for a new opportunity as a Business Development Manager? Would you like to work for a company close to Chorley town centre that is incredibly successful and continues to expand with sites and customers across the UK? This is just what you're looking for!

Along with a salary of £33,000 (including £3,000 car allowance) they offer excellent working conditions and benefits that include 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (with your birthday as an extra day's holiday!), private healthcare, onsite sports facilities, free parking, and a pension scheme.

What will you be doing as a Business Development Manager:
Based from the office, you will be out of the office 3 to 4 days a week, travelling to customer sites around the UK to establish and retain business growth opportunities. The role will mainly involve obtaining new clients and fostering business relationships. Duties will include:
* Building relationships with businesses including national and blue chip companies
* Proactively generating leads for property requirements near our sites whether this be in person, through social channels such as LinkedIn
* Managing deals through to Heads of Terms / In Legals stage
* Building relationships with the local councils and regularly attend council events
* Attending networking events promoting the company and its assets and hosting property launch events
* Targeting key accounts, growth sectors and industries to generate and follow up leads
* Research available grants for new and current assets
* Working closely with other departments in the business to improve customer performance
* Creating further value to the existing portfolio by identifying underutilised or unutilised assets to improve income generation
* Reviewing properties under the company portfolio with a view to identifying and soliciting new clients
* Carrying out onsite meetings from self-generated leads and from our internal channels
* Attracting and developing clients by identifying and understanding their requirements

We would LOVE to hear from you if you have the following skills and experience:
* Previous experience in an office based sales role and looking for the first step into field sales or possibly a similar BDM or Field Sales background would be considered
* Experience in property based sectors such as estate agency, lettings or business centres would be interesting but not essential
* A fantastic relationship builder
* Self motivated and target driven
* Highly organised and flexible in approach
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* A full current driving licence is essential

What will you get in return for your work as a Business Development Manager:
* A basic salary of £30,000
* Fantastic uncapped bonus scheme
* Car allowance of £3,000
* 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
* Your birthday as an extra day's holiday!
* Pension scheme (with Death in Service benefits)
* Private healthcare
* Free parking
* Free fitness trainer onsite
* Sports and social activities including onsite 5 a side football and circuit training
* Referral bonuses for leads and staff recruitment
* Regular staff social events and rewards
* Dress down and free lunch every month
* Employee assistance programme
* Excellent prospects

To Apply
If this sounds like a Business Development Manager or Field Sales or role you will LOVE, please send your CV today

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Suzanne Waldram

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