Business Development Manager – Data Science
40-60k Base, 80-120k OTE + Executive Benefits
Data Science. Our client is a leading force in the world of everything Data. From training and consultancy to cleaning and all the challenges that data brings, they are well placed to deliver projects of every size and complexity. Through advanced AI and an incredible team, they have developed an enviable account base and currently have an immediate opening for an accomplished sales professional based in Central London.
As a Business Development Manager, you will:
Focus on developing revenue streams from within numerous enterprise-level sectors
Identify and research target companies within the required market place
Initiate outbound sales activity, covering all aspects of the sales process
Travel throughout the region, as required
Conduct client-facing meetings and look to consistently move prospects towards a positive buying decision or commitment
Develop and use a consultative approach in order to help identify key strategic objectives and close sales of varying value
Attend data science events and conferences
The ideal sales candidate will:
Be educated to degree level, intelligent and inquisitive
Possess a minimum of 2+ years stable new business, enterprise-level sales experience gained in data, cloud or SaaS technology
Possess business acumen, motivation and a dynamic yet professional approach to sales
Have first-class communication and presentation skills with the ability to liaise with customers at all levels
Be a self-starter with a proven ability to generate opportunities and close sales
Understand big data and cloud technology
Have a proven record of sales success, from pipeline generation through to close
The successful candidate can expect a negotiable base salary of 50-60k with a first-year achievable OTE of 120k plus amazing benefits including share options and a generous pension.
The Certus Recruitment Group is an established and experienced specialist consultancy providing sales, marketing and IT recruitment services to the business community throughout the UK, Europe and Australia.