Senior Business Development Manager

Date Posted: 12/05/2021
Job Ref: 0549

Location: South London

Salary: up to £45,000 plus commissions

Job Description:

UK Sales Specialist/Team Leader - Background Checking Software
To £45k basic plus commissions

We're seeking a UK Sales Specialist with experience selling into HR to work for a fast-growing London based technology company. They sell an enterprise software product with a unique selling point in these “new normal” times for HR Managers and HR Directors across the UK. In this role you will carry your own personal sales target and, in time, recruit and build the sales team.
Working with a start-up mentality, they are ambitious, driven by success and seeking someone who is not afraid to roll up their sleeves to join their team. This would be a tremendous career opportunity for a New Business sales specialist seeking to further their sales career into team leadership.

Reporting to the Worldwide Sales Director, they are seeking someone ideally from a recruitment background. They are an ambitious, fast-moving and agile company seen as a disrupter in their sector where day to day your job will be to:
  • Carry your own target and follow up new business opportunities
  • Plan and deliver sales presentations
  • Own the sales process from lead generation through to contract negotiation and close
  • Oversee the development of marketing literature
  • Provide management with updates on opportunities
  • Understand the target markets, including industry, company, project, company contacts and which market strategies can be used to attract clients
  • Follow the latest industry developments and stay up to date on competitors
  • In time, recruit and grow the UK sales team
    Our client would like to meet with candidates who can demonstrate:
  • 5+ years success in achieving sales targets in a recruitment role
  • Team leadership experience would be valuable but is not essential
  • A network of HR contacts and a track record of selling into HR
  • The ability to communicate information, whether technical or non-technical to staff members and customers, in a clear and concise manner
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the emphasis on priorities and goal setting
  • Superior presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • The capability to understand client requirements and propose products or solutions
  • The ability to work independently
  • A strong commercial outlook and an entrepreneurial approach to business development
  • Good problem-solving skills with a close eye for detail

    For a confidential discussion, and to apply, please submit your CV taking care to highlight your relevant skills and experience. Mead Partners are Search & Recruitment specialists for Sales and Marketing roles in the Technology Sector. Follow us on LinkedIn or on Twitter @meadpartnersltd .

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