Business Development Manager - Managed Services

Date Posted: 03/05/2020
Job Ref: 0541

Location: Reading

Salary: £30k to £40k basic with Double OTE

Job Description:

Do you have some experience of selling IT solutions based around Symantec, Veritas or Microsoft technologies?

We're seeking a new business focused Business Development Manager to work in Central Reading for one of our longest standing clients. They are an IT Services business with a worldwide presence, who manage and host their customer's IT infrastructure either on-premise or in the cloud. The sales team is performing well and overachieving targets.

This new position reports directly to the Sales Director, who is seeking an ambitious sales executive who is driven to succeed. In summary, you will be focused on:

  • Targeting new business opportunities in the existing unmanaged client base
  • Prospecting and lead generation
  • Nurturing sales enquiries from various sources including outbound & inbound calls, emails & other leads
  • Assisting in the renewals process
  • Providing day-to-day management of customers and accounts
  • Preparing quotations alongside the inside sales team and distribution & channel partners

    Our client would like to meet with candidates who have:

  • A minimum of 2 years IT industry sales or account management experience
  • A high level of self-motivation
  • The drive to achieve and overachieve sales targets
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • An organised approach to managing their workload
  • Resilience in the face of setbacks
  • Good attention to detail
  • A willingness to learn new systems, products & solutions
  • The desire for career progression
  • Experience in negotiating deals
  • Competence using Microsoft Office suite (O365)
  • Previous experience using a sales CRM system

    We know this company very well. To find out more about them and to apply for this position, please submit your up to date CV. Take care to highlight your relevant skills and experience. You'd be surprised how many applicants don't!
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