Business Development Manager

Posted 6 days ago by ABR Associates Ltd

Business Development Manager - Political Intelligence. Salary £50k Basic + Uncapped Commission OTE £80k + Benefits

Benefits for you

  • Competitive Basic Salary of up to £50,000
  • Uncapped Commission with a realistic OTE of £80,000 in Year 1
  • 25 days paid holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Generous Company Pension Scheme
  • Excellent ongoing training and career development opportunities

Are you passionate about developing new business and hungry to exceed sales targets? Do you have an interest in Politics or Public Affairs and have experience of selling an online solution? If so this could be the ideal opportunity for you!

Our client is a leading provider of political intelligence on the UK and EU. They provide fast, accurate and relevant information on the latest developments shaping policy and legislation in the UK and EU.

After an exciting period of growth they’re looking to hire for a Business Development Manager to join the London Commercial Sales team to sell subscriptions and licenses for their online political intelligence solution into Banks, Financial Institutions / FinTech and Insurance Firms across the UK.

This exciting role presents a unique opportunity to combine an interest in politics and public affairs with a strong commercial acumen.

As a Business Development Manager you will be working towards achieving and exceeding monthly sales revenue targets and be responsible for managing the entire sales cycle from identifying new prospects through to close of sale. You will also develop a genuine knowledge of your prospect’s business and become a trusted advisor.

Part of the role will be out meeting with clients and delivering face to face sales demonstrations so therefore we are looking for someone who enjoys getting out and attending meetings (face to face or virtual meetings).

We are particularly interested in receiving applications from Business Development Managers who are experienced in selling business information / business intelligence / SAAS into Banks / Financial Institutions.

Candidate Requirements

  • Politics related degree or an interest in politics or public affairs
  • Experience of selling Business Information into Banks / Financial Institutions / Insurance Firms
  • Experience of selling into Public Affairs professionals would be desirable
  • Hunger and desire with a self starter attitude
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Minimum 4 years experience in B 2 B Sales with a track record of over achievement
  • Experience of selling over the phone and delivering face to face presentations
  • Experience of selling business information / business intelligence or SAAS is essential
  • Proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales targets and KPI’s

Apply now for this Business Development Manager role. For more information please email your CV to us. We look forward to hearing from you!

ABR Associates Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this role and specialises in placing candidates into permanent positions within Media / Digital, Technology / SAAS, Market Research, Events & Business Information.

Due to high volumes of applicants we regret that we can only contact those who are invited to interview. Should you not have heard from us within 2 weeks you may assume you have not been successful at this time but we thank you for your time and interest in the role.

Required skills

  • Business Development
  • Business Information
  • Financial Institutions
  • Politics
  • Sales

Application questions

Do you have a proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales targets?
Do you have experience of selling Business Information or Business Intelligence?
Do you have experience of selling into Banks / Financial Institutions?

Reference: 41020040

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