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Business Development Manager

Job Title: Business Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92341
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 27, 2013 15:05

Job Description

Are you looking to utilise your networking skills to develop new clients for a UK leading research consultancy? Due to a growing product offering this major insights player is looking to make a key higher to drive forward the generation of new business. You will have complete ownership of the pitching process and will also contribute to strategic planning within the team. The main role responsibilities are: * Consult with prospective clients to understand their business needs and develop insight solutions with the internal product teams. * Assisting the strategic revenue planning for new business. * Identify and generate profitable leads. * Champion prospective clients’ needs within the business. * Build excellent working relationships with new clients to develop long term account revenue. Skills and Experience Required: * Proactive and able to work under pressure. * Ability effectively to challenge the status quo in pursuit of both the business and the clients’ business objectives. * Excellent communication skills, able to give clients confidence and trust in the business. * Analytical thinking , combined with advanced numeracy and literacy skills. * An ability to manage multiple complex projects/tasks. * Strong team player with the ability to promote and foster strong working relationships across a team, departments, clients and other collaborative agencies. To be successful in this role you must have proven experience in the fields of providing confident delivery of insights to businesses. You should be confident in networking, establishing good working relationships and offering strategic advice which to develop new leads, and opportunities to expand revenues for the business. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.