Business Development Manager

Nelson Permanent Placements
30000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual
16 Apr 2019
09 May 2019
Job Type
Contract Type

Business Development Manager

Nelson Permanent Placements are currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager to join our client based in Shropshire. Our client has aggressive growth plans over the next 5 years to double in size therefore this hire will be an integral part of the team.

To be considered for this role you will need to have at least 3 years working as a Business Development Manager ideally selling a service or repeat business.

This is solely a new business role therefore we are looking to speak to driven and tenacious individuals who have a burning desire to strategically win business to help support the company growth targets .


  • GBP25-GBP35k + Commission GBP45k OTE

  • Company Car/ Company Car Allowance

  • Laptop

  • Mobile

  • Other benefits

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research and generate new business opportunity using internet, business directories, existing database and additional channels where appropriate

  • Producing robust business plans that exceed sales and profit targets

  • Converting and closing new business pipeline opportunities

  • Dealing with new client enquiries and driving sales forward

  • Preparing proposals and quotations for new clients

  • Ownership of response to tender enquiries

  • Ensure that new clients are fully aware of the range of company services

  • Ensure effective implementation of all new client accounts

  • Work with Marketing to develop sector/industry specific marketing campaigns/propositions

  • Daily update of CRM customer records, opportunities and cases and effective communication of new developments with colleagues

  • Effective liaison and communication with Operations Manager, Team Leaders, other departments and teams


  • Strong experience of face to face selling

  • Demonstrate achievement of selling on a business to business basis

  • Ability to negotiate at senior / C suite level

  • Resilience, perseverance and commercial awareness

  • Highly organised and able to work well under pressure

  • High level of proficiency with IT skills, eg Excel & Powerpoint

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Effective collaborative team member

  • Generates enthusiasm and has a positive attitude to change.

  • Ability to self-manage and act on own initiative

  • Well presented, articulate with excellent time management

  • Must have flexibility in regards working hours.

  • Driving licence essential

How to Apply:

Please send your CV to the email address detailed below. Should you wish to discuss other opportunities in your area, you are welcome to contact our friendly recruitment team.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Nelson Permanent Placements Ltd. The services of Nelson Permanent Placements Ltd are that of an Employment Agency. Please be advised that our client can only accept applications from candidates who have a valid legal permit or right to work in the United Kingdom. Potential candidates who do not have this right or permit, or are pending an application to obtain this right or permit should not apply as your details will not be processed.