Role details

Business Development Manager

Portsmouth   •   £40,000 - £45,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Regional Business Development Manager for leading Insurance Services company.
  • Excellent growth opportunities, market leader and great earning potential!

About Our Client

For over 100 years our client has offered market leading Insurance, Pensions and Investment services and now has over 900,000 customers. They are a Mutual organisation so customer service is a priority.

Job Description

This role is 100% new business focused. You will be selling the Insurance product directly to the corporate market within Manufacturing and Leisure.

Your role will also include:

  • Maintain a pipeline using CRM software
  • Identify and capitalise on new opportunities
  • Make a number of cold calls per month to generate additional leads
  • Meet with prospects face to face and close deals
  • Successfully negotiate contracts with customers utilising strong commercial acumen to maximise the success of the business
  • Follow up leads from
    • Marketing campaigns
    • Advertising
  • Create full proposals
  • Close and agreed quota of business on an annual basis

The Successful Applicant

Critical to the success of this role you will have the below:

  • Proven track record in a competitive service led sales environment
  • Either experience within Insurance Sales or an understand of the Manufacturing market
  • Ambitious and self-motivated with excellent attitude and great work ethic
  • Excellent sales skills and sound technical ability
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A consultative approach to selling
  • The ability to communicate at all levels of an organisation
  • Knowledge of the Insurance industry would be an advantage
  • Full UK driving licence

What's on Offer

Basic: £40,000. OTE: £80,000 - uncapped plus company car, pension, health and life.

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