Business Development Manager - Software

Salary c£25K DOE (OTE up to approx. £34K), 23 days, Pension, Bonus, Healthy Living Programme, Training - Sales
Ref: 157 Date Posted: Monday 21 Sep 2020
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**Thank you for your interest in this job but unfortunately this vacancy has been temporarily put on hold. Understandably our client is not in the position to take on further staff right now. If you wish to submit an application please use the 'Apply' button at the bottom of the page and we will alert you when we start recruiting again**

The Company

Our client is a highly successful reseller and distributor. Working with household names they sell direct to SMBs and enterprises and to resellers throughout the UK and Europe. Since they began 37 years ago, our client operates as a close-knit team with nearly 120 employees, seeking to provide an excellent level of service to both its customers and publishers - this positive team culture is critical to the on-going success of the business. This is an excellent opportunity to build a career with a successful and growing organisation that continues to invest in its staff and their well-being. 

Job Purpose

  • Drive new business through growing existing customer base and developing relationships with new customers. You will provide support such as; report creation and analysis, and sales floor activities.
  • You will work with the sales and marketing teams on developing opportunities.
  • The role will require flexibility, and the Business Development Manager must be able to show maturity and be able to spend nights away/travel as and when required for business.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage the relationship with key vendors on a day to day basis.
  • Develop brand awareness in the channel.
  • Internal liaison and development.
  • Generate new business sales and opportunities.

The Person

  • Ability to build relationships with customers and partners.
  • Must be an excellent face-to-face and telephone communicator.
  • A self-motivated and a driven character, being capable of working under minimal supervision on stated goals/KPIs and with good time management skills.
  • Must be adept in use of Microsoft Office.
  • Accurate record keeping skills to deadlines.
  • Literacy skills are required including spelling, grammar and punctuation for emails and contracts.

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary c£25K DOE (OTE up to approx. £34K).
  • Fast-growing company that invests in training.
  • Employee Healthy Living programme.
  • Pension scheme.
  • 23 days holiday, increasing to 25 after 2 years in role.
  • Remote working - 37.5 hours per week.