Junior Business Development Manager

Reading
Up to 40,000 per annum  - Permanent Position
Commercial/Office Division

Our client based in Reading is looking for a proactive individual to join their team as a Junior Business Development Manager. With full training provided the role will include developing and closing project leads, collaborating with clientele and create the basis of long-term profitable opportunities. Hours of work will be 08:00am-16:30pm Monday to Friday. Offering up to 40,000 per annum plus a quarterly bonus based upon company performance.

Duties of the role:
Initiate new business by seeking out and following up relevant leads and establishing strong relationships with a comprehensive network of appropriate clients.
Influence potential customers to incorporate products into their design portfolio within a standard build type.
Develop frameworks being drawn into their product book to being the single source balcony provider.
Manage a large pipeline of projects and make initial approaches, to drive project enquiry levels and generate a pipeline of target.
projects and then actively follow up until they request a quote.
Identify decision-makers on projects and keep close to them.
Drive the use of our online configurator costing and design tool COACH.
Once the project has reached the request for quote point a meeting is booked with the Sales Project Lead and a through handover is completed.
Monitor market changes and create feedback for the marketing team.
Accurately forecast enquiries to be quoted ensuring that timescales are accurate and can be relied on.

You must:
Computer literate (Excel, Word, Adobe, and Publisher)
Ability to achieve deadlines and work under pressure.
Good communicator with executive level clients and customers, both written and verbal including presentation.
Enthusiastic drive with a willingness to grow and adapt.
Ability to read and interpret technical drawings
IT literate (especially PowerPoint and CRM)
Excellent interpersonal skills: able to read people, empathize and respond effectively building rapport.
Excellent creative problem-solving skills, suggesting solutions and showing organisation.

When training is complete you will have the option for remote working if desired.

This fantastic opportunity is a great chance to develop within a great company, if you have the skills required, please apply now!

K2 Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Call or Email Hayleigh
01869 247799
hayleigh.ash@k2recruitment.co.uk

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