Vacancy details

Business Development Manager

Salary range: Up to £45k Categories: Business Development Manager, IT, Miscellaneous, Sales, sales manager Employment term: Permanent Location: Bristol Vacancy Status: Vacancy Filled Posted on: May 11th, 2022 Applications are now closed for this vacancy

Business Development Manager


Salary: £35,000 – £45,000 basic salary + uncapped double OTE bonus + £6K car allowance + extensive benefits package

We have a superb opportunity for an experienced, ambitious Business Development Manager to join a hugely successful international financial software company based in Bristol. The company is enjoying an exciting time of unprecedented growth and offers a great team culture, ongoing professional and personal development and superb offices.

Due to rapid growth, the company are now looking for a Business Development Manager with an excellent track record and a passion for winning new business to join their friendly team. Previous experience with finance management systems preferred but is not essential.

Main responsibilities

  • Win new customer business
  • Work with the Marketing Team and other team members to develop a strong sales pipeline
  • Provide professional account management and effective handover of sales accounts to delivery teams
  • Work effectively with presales consultants to ensure efficient use and focus of resources
  • Achieve sales figures and profitability targets
  • Provide all necessary support and assistance to the presales, marketing and technical teams.
  • Develop strong relationships with key accounts and customers
  • Support company brand management and PR development initiatives
  • Identify and develop new market opportunities for all product groups
  • Liaise with operations, technical and product development to address any quality, delivery and design issues

Person specification

  • Strategic thinking with the ability to communicate and negotiate at C-suite level
  • Previous experience of solution/software sales and of building a sales pipeline
  • Ability to plan and execute own workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build strong relationships with partners
  • Driven, highly motivated and passionate about sales
  • Has an ‘all hands to the pump’ mentality and an excellent team player

Job prerequisites

  • Previous proven experience of building a sales pipeline
  • At least 5 years’ sales experience of solutions/consultative selling
  • Willingness to travel, as will be required to meet customer prospects

Benefits and terms

  • Flexible working policy
  • Opportunity to join an ambitious business which is currently in a stage of growth
  • Health insurance following successful completion of probationary period
  • 26 days’ holiday, rising by 1 day per 2 years’ service (up to a maximum of 5 extra days), not including bank holidays
  • An excellent culture with regular paid-for social events

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