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Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager (Office Based)
Location: Preston
Salary: £19,000 - £22,000 plus commission
Full Time
Key Role Purpose
Our client is an international manufacturer of e-liquid, vaping products and CBD actively seeking desk-based New Business Account Managers to join their rapidly expanding team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a proven closer who is dynamic, forward-thinking and relishes a new challenge.
This role is critical to our success and so they are looking for an individual who is hungry to do well and has proven previous experience in a similar role. Experience in handling B2B customer accounts is a must. You must also have excellent communication skills and be able to pursue new sales prospects, negotiate and be to do relationship management.
Business Development Manager Duties:
Making 50 targeted introduction outbound calls per day, to increase new business sales revenue/profit along with taking inbound calls from existing customersActively seek out new opportunities via Upsell and Cross Sell
Work to the KPIs set for the role and the challenging monthly targets
Build and maintain excellent relationships with customers
Active Customer Relationship Management, delivering a high level of customer service and ensuring that all customer requirements are dealt with promptly
Regularly send customer samples and follow up
Know your customer through Fact Finding and research their product portfolio
Supporting at trade shows and help research
Encourage and promote new marketing initiatives to reach customers
Use your knowledge of their products to help customers make the right choice
Record all sales activity within Salesforce, maintaining records, following up tasks
Business Development Manager Requirements:
Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role. Outbound calling skill is essential
Excellent sales skills with a proven track record of achieving KPIs
Pro-active and a self-starter
Professional and confident manner dealing in person or on the phone with customers and prospects
Driven and ambitious individual with a strong desire to succeed
Comfortable with standard CRM and quote systems, Salesforce would be a plus
Intermediate IT skills
Results orientated and happy to accept responsibility
Excellent time management
Strong communication skills - spoken, written and electronic
Attention to detail is essential along with a very organised approach
It’s essential that you can demonstrate sales skills but most of all, personality and attitude are important in this role. You must be driven to succeed and be prepared to be adaptable in the workplace. Whilst having a passion for vaping and CBD would be a plus, they are happy to consider applicants who are new to the industry, if you have the passion to learn.
This role offers great earning potential and providesthe chance to work in a fast-paced and exciting industry. It’s also provides you with the opportunity to grow and develop in the role, as over time they see this position evolving from new business to account management.
If you think you have what it takes and would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a current CV.
Preston, United Kingdom, gb