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Salary Description
35K + 10K Car allowance OTE up to 95k
Contract Type
Bedford ,


Our fast-paced growing client in Roxton (just outside of Bedford) is looking for another dedicated, motivated, and experienced team member to join them on a permanent basis for the role of New Business Manager.

Their team is what makes their success possible – ensuring opportunities for development and career progression is a priority for their business and team.

Being in the manufacturing industry, they are ideally looking for someone with a background in Plant, Utilities or Construction sectors.

Position and salary:

Permanent, Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm.

Salary 35k + 10K Car allowance + bonuses depending on performance (OTE up to 95k p/a) +benefits .

Job Summary:

As a business development manager, you'll identify new business opportunities in order to generate revenue, improve profitability and help the business grow.


To develop, review, and implement new business strategies

Create new business relationships with potential clients

Work with sales and/or marketing departments

Acquire more business acumen through research, and analysis of industry trends and developments

Assist in present new business proposals

Research and identify new business opportunities - including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, partnerships, products and services - or new ways of reaching existing markets

Generate leads and cold call prospective customers

Meet with customers/clients face to face or over the phone

Foster and develop relationships with customers/clients 

Understand the needs of your customers and be able to respond effectively with a plan of how to meet these

Think strategically - seeing the bigger picture and setting aims and objectives in order to develop and improve the business 

To have a good understanding of the businesses' products or services and be able to advise others about them

Ensure staff are on board throughout the organisation, and understand the need for change and what is required of them

Discuss promotional strategy and activities with the marketing department

Liaise with the finance and service departments as appropriate

Seek ways of improving the way the business operates

Attend seminars, conferences and events where appropriate

Keep abreast of trends and changes in the business world.

Attend industry trade shows to accumulate new leads and make proactive contact with existing customers.

Provide required support for the delivery of new trucks to ensure on time and to customer expectations


Attributes Required:

Have superior negotiating skills

Have excellent time, planning and project management skills

Be able to flawlessly present and communicate in both written and verbal forms

Be resilient, detailed and creative

Be able to successfully work on own initiative

Be able to handle demands, targets, guidelines, and high stress situations

Have excellent networking and business acquisition skills

Be consistent, dependable and efficient

Have advanced leadership and organizational skills

Tenancy and drive to seek new business and meet or exceed targets

An excellent telephone manner for making initial contact and for ongoing communication with customers and business associates

Interpersonal skills for building and developing relationships with clients

The ability to multitask and prioritise your workload

Project management and organisational skills

The ability to motivate yourself and set your own goals

The ability to think strategically 

A flexible approach to work with the ability to adapt to fast-paced, ever-changing environment. 

Valid UK driving licence

There will be some flexibility with a number of days working hybrid, however you will need to be in the office at least 3 days a week.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person! Apply today for a swift response!

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