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Business Development Manager

Excipion are currently recurring for a Business Development Manager for a leading Application Developer, based in Manchester.

Reporting to the Commercial Director you will be responsible for creating opportunities for new business growth by building relationships and identifying new prospects.

Key Responsibilities
Plan, implement and execute a sales strategy that secures new contracts across key customer segments
Research organisations to find new customers and identify who makes the decision
Identify an organisation's needs and work with operational teams to plan proposals and pricing models
Sell products and services to new and existing clients
Negotiate with customers and build positive relationships
Attend events and conferences to gain information on market trends and competitors
Write reports and make presentations to customers and senior management
Accurately forecast sales pipeline utilizing current CRM tools (, Sharpspring, Perforce, Google Docs).

Track & deliver against agreed monthly KPIs
Planning, development, execution & analysis of individual outbound lead generation campaigns through social media, email, cold calling, and events to target defined sectors, companies and job roles.

Incorporating new ideas for sales campaigns as needed
Work very closely with the Operations & Finance teams to jointly fuel the growth of the business

Essential Requirements:
Ability to get on with people at all levels and influence them
Strong problem-solving and creative skills
Knowledge of how businesses operate
An ability to stay calm under pressure and keep to deadlines
Strong sales and negotiation techniques
Team-working and leadership skills
Excellent attention to detail
Good time management and organizational skills
Well-presented and business-like
Trustworthy and reliable
An ability to measure success and critically evaluate output
Creative and dynamic
Able to get on with others and be a team player
Ability to embrace change and adhere to working practices
Self-driven, results orientated and a positive outlook

Specific requirements
Previous experience in a similar role within the Mobile Technology sector
A great attitude towards customer service is a must!
Commitment to driving sales and achieving targets
Excellent communication skills
Passion for the latest technology
A flexible approach to work
Plenty of initiative
Dedicated to working as part of a team

Basic salary of up to £35k, depending on experience with uncapped commission scheme based on revenue
An excellent benefits package including a pension schemes
Friendly relaxed environment to work in with regular social activities
Flexi-time available