Business Development Manager

Posted on Jun 11, 2019 by CV-Library

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
£30k - £35k Annual

Salary: £30-£35kpa + realistic OTE of £45-£50k+

Benefits: Car allowance, Contributory Pension, Monthly Bonus Scheme

Hours/Contract: Permanent, Full time

Location: Leeds

We are growing, what about you?

Our client is the UK’s largest regional business media company outside London, reaching over 500,000 business leaders every month and growing daily.

They have been established for almost 30 years and grown from their roots in the North West to having eight offices across the UK.

The company specialises in regional b2b magazines, hosts over 100 business events annually and has a growing portfolio of digital products including regional websites and daily email newsletters.

Due to this growth they are looking to expand the sales team in their Leeds office and are looking for talented and motivated business development managers with the drive, desire & experience to become part of this growing business and enjoy the benefits of its continued success.

Key responsibilities:

To keep abreast of all company products and services and have an in-depth knowledge of them in order to market and sell effectively.

Develop a defined Yorkshire territory with a mix of existing clients, new business prospects and leads

Increase revenues from existing clients and secure support from new clients through strong consultative sales skills

Secure advertising, sponsorship and leaflet revenues for the magazines, sponsorship for our range of business events, and banner advertising and sponsorship of our range of online products & services.

Take new products to the market when they are launched.

To be able to use the company CRM system to its maximum benefit to regularly market and update clients.

To coordinate with the local editorial team to plan future editorial features and event initiatives

To take the initiative and be proactive in coming forward with innovative ideas which could benefit the team and wider company.

The Ideal Candidate:

Ideally minimum 2 – 3 years of work experience working within a dynamic organisation in a business to business sales capacity

Previous experience working within advertising also advantageous but not essential.

Good A levels essential, Diploma and/or degree advantageous.

Ability and confidence to communicate effectively and interact at all levels.

Strong motivation and drive to succeed to maximum potential.

Innovative and creative with a natural curiosity to hunt for new business opportunities.

Persuasive personality with a hard headed approach – somebody who is not easily defeated!

Competitive personality who enjoys beating the competition.

Works well under constant pressure

Attention to detail - good organisational skills

Perceptive, diplomatic, resourceful, mature

Team Player – but also able to work independently

Patient, persuasive & sense of humour

Strong communicator & negotiation skills

If you feel you are the Ideal Candidate APPLY today!

Keywords: Publisher/ Publishing/business development/ business manager/ development manager/ product manager /service presentation, negotiations/ sales closings/ customer relationship management/new product/Media/Magazine/Journalism

Reference: 210196411

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