Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £27,000.00 - £32,000.00 gross per year
  • Peterborough


Our client has grown into a 50M turnover business and are one of most financially secured printing providers in the UK. With office locations across the UK, they have been at the forefront of the print industry.Their success is built on the foundations of delivering 'WorldClass' customer service and by providing an incredibly rewarding working environment for all employees. Due to exceptional growth, the business is seeking new business hunters to help take the business into the next stage of its evolution.Training guidance & defined career progression are on offer for the right individuals.

Principal Responsibilities

The role of Business Development Manager will be to secure new clients by sourcing new sales opportunities from cold canvassing door to door and making appoitments within a target market, sector or region and winning that business. You will be selling format and graphic print solutions to SME's.

Key functions of the role:
• Deliver a monthly 'NewBusiness' Gross Profit target
• Achieve daily pre-set KPIs geared towards generating opportunities
• Devise a strategy for targeting your agreed market, sector or region
• Research and form suspect/prospect lists within the defined target markets
• To cold canvass and cold call to seek new opportunities
• Build a strong pipeline of at least 3;1 ratio opportunity against target
• Pro-actively promote all products and services
• Follow up on referrals and any new leads provided
• Be flexible and willing to develop product and wider market knowledge
• Update the CRM system with all activity and complete other ad hoc reports on request
• Provide regular, accurate sales forecasts

Essential Skills

• Be articulate, driven, positive with a can do will do attitude.
• Experience of winning new business within a high activity sales role
• Experience of cold door canvassing and opening new opportunities.
• Proven track record of consistently achieving new business targets
• Be articulate, professional, credible, ethical and possesses good business acumen.
• Able to network effectively, identify opportunities, close deals, and effectively manage the after-sales process, build strong internal and external relationships
• Have a confident, friendly outgoing personality and be a good team player
• Display hunger, enthusiasm, motivation and passion to succeed
• Good Time management skills and ability to work well under pressure on multiple, concurrent projects to meet internal and external stakeholder expectations/deadlines
• Strong communication skills ability to present findings/results in a clear, consistent manner

  • crm
  • customer service
  • due