We are a dynamic and rapidly growing company based in Derby. Our company is committed to delivering innovative solutions to our clients, and we pride ourselves on maintaining strong customer relationships. As a Business Development Manager, you will play a crucial role in driving our business growth and expanding our client base.
We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Business Development Manager to join our team.
The primary responsibility of this role is to identify and secure new business opportunities, foster client relationships, and contribute to the overall growth strategy of the company.
- Identify and pursue new business opportunities by prospecting and networking within the designated market segment.
- Conduct market research to identify trends, competitor analysis, and potential client needs.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with existing and potential clients, ensuring their satisfaction and addressing their concerns.
- Develop and implement strategic sales plans to achieve business targets and expand the client base.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including marketing, product development, and operations, to ensure effective execution of business strategies.
- Prepare and deliver persuasive sales presentations and proposals to prospective clients.
- Negotiate and finalize business contracts and agreements with clients, ensuring profitability and mutual satisfaction.
- Stay up-to-date with industry trends, market dynamics, and customer requirements to identify opportunities for innovation and growth.
- Attend industry conferences, trade shows, and networking events to represent the company and generate leads.
- Provide regular sales reports, forecasts, and updates to senior management.
Qualifications & Skills
- Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, or a related field (MBA preferred).
- Proven experience as a Business Development Manager or a similar role in the [industry/sector].
- Strong knowledge and understanding of the [industry/sector] market, trends, and competition.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
- Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with clients and key stakeholders.
- Proven track record in meeting or exceeding sales targets.
- Exceptional negotiation and persuasion skills.
- Self-motivated, result-oriented, and able to work independently as well as part of a team.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
- Proficiency in using CRM software and other relevant sales tools.
- Willingness to travel as needed.