Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager

Sector: Business Intelligence

Location: Central London

Salary: £35-45k basic + OTE £20k in Year 1 (uncapped)

The Role: Responsible for winning new business within corporate markets such as Banking, Consulting, Finance and Accounting, this Business Development Manager position is well-suited to a highly consultative salesperson with previous experience within a solution-based sales environment. As a Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for:

· Selling access to a range of industry research reports and market insights, in a subscriptions model.

· Pitching to Head of Department and C-Level decision makers across the professional services sector.

· Hosting regular meetings with prospects, both virtually and in-person.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Business Development Manager, with previous B2B closing experience who is looking to find a more consultative, complex sales process with strong earning potential. You will take full ownership of the sales process, from lead gen through to close, before introducing new clients to the internal Customer Success team to manage the relationship moving forward.

The Company: Established over 40 years ago, this well-regarded Business Intelligence and research company have seen high growth in their UK and European operations over the past few years. Our client is well known for producing market-leading reports thanks to their impressive team of internal analysts. They specialise in creating reports for firms within the F.S., Accounting, Legal and Management Consulting sectors but have built a client base across all verticals in the UK.

Information and knowledge are indispensable commodities in a modern business, and our clients' reputation and longevity have meant they can site numerous successes when pitching to new prospects. Priding themselves on their team culture, internal training and career development opportunities, our client is now looking to expand their sales team, in line with company growth plans for 2023.

Requirements: For this Business Development Manager role, we are looking for individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • 2-4 years of B2B sales experience in a closing role
  • Experience in a solution-based sales environment in a plus (eg. BI/data, SaaS or Tech)
  • Driven, switched-on and articulate individual who looking for a fast-paced, fun, team culture.

Benefits of this Business Development Manager role:

  • £35-45k basic + OTE £20k in Year 1 (uncapped)
  • Renowned internal sales and product training
  • Central London office with hybrid working (3 days in office per week)
  • Healthcare, Gym discount and other incentives