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Senior Business development Manager

Edinburgh
£40000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus and benefits
Permanent

Our client is a leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager with circa 4 billion of assets under management. The role involves maximizing inflows by developing new accounts whilst maintaining and growing the level of support received from existing supporters. With over 35 years of experience they manage money for more than 28,000 private investors and some of the world's leading financial institutions, government organisations, pension funds and insurance companies. The company head office is based in central London with over 235 employees however they are looking for a home-based senior business development manager based in Scotland. They do also have an office based in Edinburgh which you are aloud to work out of, and you will be expected to travel to some meeting down south.

What they are looking for is:

  • An experienced salesperson
  • Must have a career background in sales and has done field sales and business development before and been highly successful in that role
  • Be able to hit sales targets
  • Comfortable working from home and open to travel
  • Ambitious
  • Have a good attitude, motivated and hard working
  • Very strong brand
  • High energy
  • Positive outlook
  • Self-starter

Responsibilities & Duties:

To include:

* Set high performing targets and challenge their business partner to achieve shared goals

* Generating opportunities and demonstrate the ability to add value through ongoing client support

* Continually develop their understanding of the market through field activity

* Organising advisor appointments and following up when required

* Creating and executing business plans and schedules for their defined region, in order to accomplish objectives

* Contacting customers and presenting on the current products or services Foresight Group offer

* Plans and continuously monitors departmental operations to ensure that all work requirements and customer needs are being meet

Competencies:

To include:

* Excellent communications skills

* IT Literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft

* Good presentational and negotiating skills

* Goal and customer-orientation

* Ability to individually relate and respond to each customer's demands

* Self-motivated

Qualifications and Experience Requirement:

* Minimum 3 years sales experience in financial services intermediary sales, ideally within the Home Counties region

* Able to demonstrate a good understanding of the Retail sales process

* Practical experience in a similar position advantageous

* Industry qualifications preferable

You will receive full training on the industry as well as coach and personal development sessions with regional manager as well as monthly 1-2-1 meetings.

The company has a great benefit package which includes a £40k base salary with a great bonus structure will allows you to earn a bonus from your first sell as well as it being unlimited and no ceiling to what you can earn. Other perks include Pension (plus 8% contribution) Private health care, Mobile phone, laptops, gym membership and away days.

If you are interested in this role, please get in touch.

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