NEW BUSINESS MANAGER
NEW BUSINESS MANAGER
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 .
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
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!