Business Development Manager

The key purpose of this role is to gain new business, growing our total customer base and increasing overall drinks throughputs in your territory. This requires a passion to drive new customer acquisition, sourcing opportunities through door knocking and cold calling to get appointments with Decision Makers, then via a consultative approach selling in our offering.

The successful candidate must be driven and tenacious with a strong work ethic and have the ability to manage both a long- and short-term pipeline. Being well organized and having the ability to plan and prepare strategically is crucial to success. 


In brief, you will be responsible for;

Increasing drinks MAT and NSV year on year through effective new client acquisition

Targeted Cold Calling Activity

Cold Tele-appointing

Maximizing client relationships and gaining referral/recommendation opportunities

Lead sharing activity

Maximize Inbound and telesales leads to ensure target conversion levels are met

Developing and Managing a varied pipeline of Prospect contract negotiations

New Business contract opportunities

Short term (inbound) conversion opportunities

Prospect product trials

Approaching work in a strategic and organized way

Ensure adherence to company contact strategy with prospects

Update accurately of all relevant information on the system

Record notes of all customer contacts to ensure consistent and quality communication with the client.

Being well organized and with a structured plan to ensure each day 


Skills & Experience

Minimum GCSE Maths and English, or equivalent

‘A’ level or degree level, or equivalent, desirable

Full and clean Driving License

Business to Business Selling Experience

Field Based Experience

Proven Sales Success


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St George’s Recruitment – Retail & Leisure, is acting as an employment agency in regard to this vacancy.  We specialise in finding great jobs for great people; our consultants handle a wide range of retail roles.  If you’re looking for a fresh approach to retail recruitment, please contact us now.

Job Summary

Business Development & Sales
£32,000 - £34,000 + car + bonus
Salary Benefits:
car + bonus
Date Added:
5th Jul 2019

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