Business Development Manager - Economic Research

  • Greater London
  • Permanent
  • Sales
  • MWju9-1381254
  • 09/07/2024
Business Development Manager – Economic Research
London, SW1
40-45k Base, 75-80k OTE + Great Benefits
As a premium, award-winning Information Company specialising in the supply of independent economic analysis to institutional and corporate clients around the globe, our client’s class-leading macroeconomic research service helps organisations of all sizes address complex and often strategic economic issues. Due to continued growth across their 4 global offices, they now have an exciting opening for a Business Development Manager, to join their successful London-based sales function.
As a Business Development Manager, you will:  
  • Join a performing team based in London SW1
  • Focus on developing revenue streams (20% account management)
  • Have open access to our client's leading solutions and consultancy services
  • Identify and close opportunities of varying value with clients based throughout EMEA
  • Work in a 360 capacity from lead generation and proposal writing through to client meetings and close
  • Utilise leads generated through marketing campaigns, web requests, and your own activity
  • Work closely with Economists to prepare pitches, tenders, and proposals
  • Provide account management to an ever-growing account base
The ideal sales candidate will be:  
  • Educated to degree level with a strong interest in economics, business, and current affairs
  • A proven (closing) sales professional with 2+ years new business sales experience gained in information, professional services, real estate, financial services, or similar
  • Intelligent, inquisitive, and ooze business acumen
  • Motivated and dynamic with a professional approach to sales, revenue generation, and career development
  • A first-class communicator, writer, and presenter with the ability to liaise with senior stakeholders
  • Organised and impactful
  • A genuine new business hunter
The successful candidate can expect:  
  • A base salary of 40-45k dependent upon previous experience
  • A realistic first-year OTE of 75-80k
  • Pension
  • Flexible working
  • Training & Development
  • Numerous schemes and incentives
  • A social and inclusive environment
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, North America and APAC.
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