Business Development Manager

Yorkshire
£35,000 - £40,000

Business Development Manager

Yorkshire

Field Based

£35,000 – £40,000 basic with £50,000 OTE

 

Client

 

UK’s largest regional business media company outside London, reaching over 500,000 business leaders every month and growing daily.  Looking to expand and bringing a new opportunity for a Field Based Business Development Manager to increase sales and revenue in the Yorkshire territory. Must have strong B2B experience and be passionate about acquiring new business.

 

Duties

 

  • 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.

 

Person Specification

 

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Perceptive, diplomatic, resourceful, mature
  • Patient, persuasive & sense of humour
  • Strong communicator & negotiation skills

 

 

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