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Business Development Manager

  • Reference: 282684
  • Location: London
  • Salary: 30-35k Base, 50k OTE + Excellent Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent

Business Development Manager – Leading Association.
London
30-5k Base, 50k OTE + Excellent Benefits

Our client, a leading and influential trade association, serving the direct marketing industry, promotes the business interests of over 1,000 corporate members. Through engaging with thousands of senior marketing and communications professionals, our client is arguably Europe’s largest industry body and is growing at an impressive rate. Due to their continued success, they now have an exciting opening within their sales team for a motivated Business Development Manager.

As an experienced, London based Sales Executive, you will:

  • Develop and grow membership revenue in line with company objectives
  • Work with prospects (warm leads provided) to open and initiate membership packages
  • Actively deliver targets and build a qualified pipeline through meeting weekly KPI’s
  • Research and qualify leads, progress incoming enquiries through the sales cycle and undertake field-based (client facing) member visits/presentations (circa 20 per month)
  • Attend various events, awards and exhibitions to generate interest and gather information

The ideal, degree educated candidate will:

  • Possess a minimum of 2-3 years sales experience (events, sponsorship, marketing, recruitment, technology etc.)
  • Have a track record of performance and the ability to negotiate contracts
  • Demonstrate the communication and presentation skills required to liaise at senior levels within leading organisations (Agency and Brand)
  • Be dynamic in approach, have high energy levels, drive, motivation and above all the ability to influence and win business, both over the phone and in a client facing capacity

The successful candidate can expect a generous 30-35k base salary with an uncapped 50k OTE plus additional benefits and genuine opportunities for career progression. 

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