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Business Development Manager

The Role

We are looking for a talented, capable and experienced Business Development Manager to join their growing agency.

This role is suitable for a passionate, results-driven, solutions-focused individual with a strong digital marketing sales background.

Key responsibilities

We are looking for someone who is focused on developing new business, sales development, lead generation, prospecting and providing a point of contact for client nurturing, where appropriate. It is important that you work hard to identify any digital marketing sales opportunities and establish a strong network, building your funnel as you go.

Working within the Generate UK Team you will have the unique opportunity to be involved in all aspects of agency life. Applicants will be expected to develop their own sales pipeline, manage a steady stream of incoming leads as well as proactively generate revenue through new customer acquisition, by providing businesses with effective and innovative marketing services and solutions. With a can-do attitude and heaps of enthusiasm, like everyone else in the agency, you will be focused on client satisfaction and on-time delivery.

You will be driven by success, be self-motivated, with the ability to identify quick wins in parallel with longer-term opportunities. We are looking for a highly motivated Business Development Manager who thrives on closing a deal!

  • To achieve agreed revenue targets, KPI’s, goals and objectives
  • New business acquisition and nurturing growth of client spend
  • Ensure all new client engagement is executed to a very high standard
  • Prepare and deliver creative sales presentations / proposals
  • Administration of quotes through to orders
  • Management of pipeline through a sales CRM
  • Liaising with marketing to initiate creative lead focused campaigns
  • Generate new creative ideas to grow revenue
  • Understand and deliver solutions which match client requirements
  • Travel to and from client / prospect locations

The Person

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a marketing sales related role / consultative selling
  • Excellent communication skills: verbal, written and presentation
  • Results driven, with a genuine drive for achieving sales targets
  • To be able to perform well under pressure in a target driven environment
  • Strong negotiation and closing skills and an ability to see opportunities
  • Capable of working on own initiative
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Commercial thinking
  • Problem solver, strategic mindset
  • Creative flair
  • Customer and market focused
  • Willingness to learn
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of digital marketing solutions
  • A fast learner and self-motivated team player who takes the initiative and rolls up their sleeves when necessary
  • Great attention to detail, organised and able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven track record in sales
  • Commercially aware and enthusiastic and interested about marketing and current trends
  • Proven track record of achieving and surpassing targets
  • Computer literate with good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Valid Driving licence

About Generate UK

Generate UK is an award-winning Digital Marketing Agency focused on helping companies develop and refine their marketing processes to meet their business goals. Our solutions are very business centric, and we deliver this to a diverse range of customers.

Our services include website/app design and development, digital design and print services, website maintenance, support and hosting, and a wide range of marketing services such as SEO, content marketing, social media, online advertising and email marketing.

If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please apply to find out more.

The Benefits

  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Uncapped commission opportunities
  • 24 days holiday
  • Clear career path with opportunities to progress
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Access to employee benefits portal
  • ‘Take 5’ – flexible working programme
  • Regular team days out and incentives
  • Company auto enrolment pension scheme
  • Optional Company health scheme

If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please apply to find out more.