£25,000 to £50,000 Per Annum
Business Development Manager
Salary: £25,000 OTE 40-50k
Our client is an award-winning company providing high-quality print and design solutions with offices in Lincoln and Glasgow. They help businesses across the UK make the right first impression through a wide selection of bespoke print services and creative design.
We are searching for a Business Development Manager based at the Lincoln office. This is an exciting time to join a fast-growing and innovative company where your role will involve maximising sales, profitability, growth whilst creating and maintaining good relationships with clients.
Benefits include On-going training and personal development, access to perkbox with discount/freebies, teambuilding days & monthly gaming/movie nights, flexible working, pension scheme. Package includes commission + fuel allowance + laptop + phone.
Listen to customer requirements and present exciting ideas to convert orders.
Developing relationships with customers in person and via telephone calls and emails
Generating potential business and arranging meetings with prospective clients for new business.
Responding to incoming email and phone inquiries.
Negotiating the terms of an agreement and closing sales.
Representing the company at trade exhibitions, events, and demonstrations
Negotiating on price, costs, delivery, and specifications with suppliers
Advises on forthcoming product developments and discusses special promotions.
Keeps the Director informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses.
Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports; making recommendations to management.
Creates detailed proposal documents for clients in collaboration with our design team.
Liaises with the team to meet deadlines for delivery and covers other team roles when required
Gaining a clear understanding of customers' businesses and requirements
Making accurate, rapid cost calculations and providing customers with quotations by liaising with the internal estimating team and creating your own quotes where necessary
Liaise with our marketing team to identify possible leads and opportunities.
Essential Skills & Requirements:
Experience working in a sales role within the printing industry is preferred but not essential
Fantastic negotiation and closing skills
A confident and determined approach is essential
Motivated individual with drive and a competitive streak
Must be results-orientated and able to work both independently and within a team environment
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficient computer skills
A valid driver’s license
Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.