12 months ago
The ideal candidate will be a Business Development Manager with strong interpersonal and communication skills, a focus on organisation, and enhanced multitasking abilities. Business to business sales, marketing and strategic analysis are important aspects of the position, as well as an understanding of the work undertaken by law firms, specifically in the corporate arena. The ideal candidate will have experience researching market trends, targeting relationships with new clients and third parties as well as developing the company’s business strategy.
Researching organisations and individuals online (especially on social media) to identify new leads and potential new markets
Develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and clients’ satisfaction
Contacting potential clients via email or phone to establish rapport and set up meetings
Build long-term relationships with new and existing clients
Maximising networking opportunities and regularly using conferences, events and trade shows to increase awareness and develop a further network of contacts
Contacting clients to inform them about new company’s services
Developing quotes and proposals
Negotiating by phone, email and in person
Developing sales goals for the managing director and ensuring they are met
Training and helping team members develop their business skills
Skills, Experience & Qualifications:
A degree or equivalent qualification is recommended, but a proven background in business development may be sufficient.
A proven track record in strong presentation skills
Strong track record of business-to-business sales at a corporate level
Strong research and strategic analysis skills
Outstanding sales skills
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and be able to call potential clients with confidence
Agreeing and closing deals with clients
The ability to generate new ideas and concept that will boost the company’s success
Possess the ability to be flexible and multi tasking
Hours 09:30h to 18:00h from Monday to Friday but it is essential to be flexible and prepared to work beyond the normal office hours when necessary
20 Days Holiday plus Bank Holiday
Starting Date as soon as possible (flexible).
Job Type: 6 months contract with ability to make it permanent
Business Development Manager Salary will be as follows: £25,000 pa reviewed annually
Location: Chancery Place, 50 Brown Street, Manchester, M2 2JG
Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis.