Business Development Manager (299648)



£28,000 - £38,000/annum

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- East of England -- Cambridgeshire -- Huntingdon

Job Type

07 December 2017

My client in Huntingdon is currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager to join their team on a Full Time Permanent basis. This is a senior-level role so the candidates ambition & determination must rival the directors. Proven track record of sales via telephone vital. 

Job Purpose: To persuade senior buyers of both new prospects and existing customers to place physical orders and/or accept a meeting with a Business Development Manager (External). 

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

· Expected 15 - 20 Meaningful Sales Interactions per day (excl switchboard level)

· Accurate hand-written notes on Note Pad for support team to process relevant information & actions from call and where necessary arrange follow-ups.

· Careful diary management of External BDMs calendars (of mutual convenience to client) prior to agreeing meeting times/dates, subsequently requesting support team send Outlook meeting invitation.

· Geographically plan meeting dates / times to the most efficient use of time / fuel for the BDM (External) to attend meetings.

· Log of each call on CRM database

· Attend any relevant training courses and develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills.

· Adhere to stated policies and procedures relating to Health and Safety, and Quality Management 

Business Development Manager (Internal) 

· Proven track record of sales via telephone essential.

· Highly motivated and able to work effectively under own initiative.

· Ability to challenge / persuade telephone prospect if hurdles need overcoming

· Comfortable making unsolicited calls

· Able to demonstrate previous cold call effectiveness

· Superb telephone manner & communication skills

· Comfortable communicating with directors and prestigious blue chip companies.

· Quick thinker

· Team Player

· Very strong interpersonal skills.

· Confident and able to engage with internal and external stakeholders.

· Pro-active work ethic

· Organised and efficient.

· Basic computer skills to include Microsoft Office.

· Educated to a minimum standard of 5 GCSEs grade A-E.

If you have the skills and experience listed above please send your CV to

Contact information

Kerry Chaloupka