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Business Development Manager

Ref #: Q1
LV Recruitment 04/04/2021
Location: Newtownabbey Not Disclosed Newtownabbey BT36 4RY
Salary: 30,000 £
OTE: 45,000
Type: Permanent
Sector: Sales
Specialisms: Logistics
Date: 04/04/2021
Business Development Manager

LV Recruitment are pleased to be supporting a leading logistics business with their recruitment of a Sales Manager to join their small and close-knit team. The role does not require you to have specific logistics experience, however it is essential for you to have proven business development and account management experience.

This is a very competitive industry, so you’ll need to be tenacious, have outstanding customer service skills and ensure that you continuously uphold the values and culture the company work so hard to achieve.

Within this industry there are no quick wins, and you will need to nurture and grow strong relationships with your prospects, working together as a team to convert and then offer excellent account management once on board.

Main responsibilities:

  • Assess market trends and communicate these effectively
  • Actively engage in closing large opportunities with the sales team
  • Create and manage the sales budget
  • Lead weekly sales meetings
  • Manage CRM activity
  • Drive performance to meet revenue expectations
  • Monthly pipeline reviews with each sales executive
  • Review all bids that are to be submitted to a customer on behalf of your district
  • Joint sales visits (currently being held online)
  • Weekly coaching sessions
  • Quarterly performance reviews

Person Specification:

  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Minimum of 5 years direct sales experience
  • Experience of working with and hitting KPI requirements
  • Contract negotiation experience
  • Be structured and organised
  • Be proficient in MS Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

My client has an exceptional development programme and work with their employees to ensure they develop long and rewarding careers. You will be offered excellent training, support and will be part of a close-knit team.

Experience within logistics services is desirable, however not essential. To be considered for this role you must have previous experience of selling multi-platform products and understand the process of this type of sales.

In return, you will receive excellent benefits and commission. The basic salary for this position will be Circa £30k with an OTE of Circa £45k. This will likely take 12 months+ to achieve due to the nature of the sales process and pipeline.

The role is based near Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland and whilst currently there is reduced staff in the office, the long-term plan is to be fully operational onsite therefore this is not a remote position.

If you have the experience required and would like to know more then please apply today! We can’t wait to hear from you!

LV Recruitment Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. If you do not hear from us within 7 days of applying for this role, please assume you have been unsuccessful in this instance. Your CV will be kept on file and you will be considered for future vacancies that match your skills. By applying, you will register as a candidate with LV Recruitment Ltd.


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