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Business Development Manager, Retail Marketing, London - £55k

Posted 8 January by Sales Talent Easy Apply Ended

Due to rapid growth (our client has doubled last year’s turnover) and realistic plans for continued expansion, there is now an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join a cutting-edge venture in the heart of London. With their extensive client list, it is likely you have seen their interactive products within the retail sector as you walk into high street shops. To continue their growth plans, they are looking for an ambitious, motivated and professional sales professional to join them.

Company

Digital signage is increasingly prominent within the retail and corporate markets. As a specialist in this market, our client has doubled its turnover in the last year, with plans to double again this year. The team is very experienced in advertising, marketing, IT and technical consulting with an outstanding track record of success. The only thing holding back further growth is the time and attention to speak to all new prospective clients and that’s why you could help.

Role

With a senior team skilled at meeting clients to present solutions, they now need a professional Business Development Manager to contact more clients to assess how to help. From a huge bank of enquiries and ongoing prospects, you will research the right ones to contact and then approach them to have a consultation about how to move forward. Once you identify the right kind of clients - probably within the retail sector - you’ll be expected to book meetings for your senior team to meet the relevant people for more detailed discussions.

Once fully trained and with some miles under your belt, there will be the opportunity to meet clients direct yourself. First things first: come in, understand your market, generate well-qualified meetings and help grow revenue. Thereafter, you’ll become increasingly involved in the whole sales process giving you great variety: research, phone calls, meetings, presentations and client management - you’re rarely have the same day twice.

Person

You may come from a retail background and therefore understand the minds of retail professionals but be looking for a more proactive sales role. Alternatively, you may be a proven sales professional with 1-3 years’ experience in developing contacts, motivating leads and closing sales. If you’re not from a retail background, it will help if you have an interest in retail and, potentially, some contacts in that world. Whatever your background, you must have a real passion for sales and for remarkable service to clients as well as an infectious enthusiasm for both work and life. No moaners welcome here!

Being in the heart of technology, retail and the digital marketing world, our client wants people with an interest in all three areas. If this sounds like you and you’re looking for an exciting, autonomous role in a fast-growing tech company based in London’s West End, then please call us now.

Package

This exciting role offers a basic salary of £30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience, with a realistic OTE of £50-55,000. To apply or find out more, please contact us and quote job ref ST2509.

About us

Sales Talent specialises in the recruitment and training of salespeople. With our recruitment service, we will only recommend you for roles for which you have a good chance of success. As well as matching diligently, we also prepare you fully and, in many cases, provide training and guidance. It’s the way sales recruitment should always be done but rarely is. We are absolutely dedicated to helping good candidates find the right job for them and will work very hard to achieve that. We ask for the same level of dedication and application from our candidates. Applicants are added to our newsletter subscriber list to keep them updated with new jobs through us as well as tips and advice on all things sales. If, at any time, you do not wish to receive these updates, just drop us an email and we’ll take you off our list.

Required skills

  • Digital Marketing
  • Digital Media
  • Retail Marketing
  • Sales Executive
  • Telesales

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