Business Development Manager

Location
East Riding of Yorkshire
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
12 Feb 2013
Closes
12 Mar 2013
Ref
4961
Contact
Lorna Meredith
Specialism
B2B
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Business Development Manager
Legal Services
UK Wide

35-45k plus bonus

We are looking to recruit an exceptional Business Development Manager to drive new business activity and revenue generation for this innovative legal services firm. Promoting a new add on insurance product designed specifically for the Commercial Fleet , Motor Dealer and Insurance Broking industries you will be responsible for new business development strategy, be client facing with the ability to generate leads through the full sales cycle to pitching and deal completion. As part of an established Sales team you will be playing a crucial role in helping to drive the business forward and realise its growth targets. The role is diverse requiring a strong self starter and prior experience of business development within one of these three key sectors. The role will manage a portfolio of regionally based 'targets' to drive relationships and create opportunities.
The role will be home based covering your preferred region. You will be responsible for managing your own diary setting up appointments with prospective clients.

Experience and Background
* Extensive relevant experience of a client-facing sales role within the Commercial Fleet, Motor Dealer or Insurance broking sectors, and understanding of legal services markets an advantage.
* Good interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
* Good knowledge of add on insurance products
The successful candidates will have a strong track record of developing, implementing and delivering BD plans to achieve agreed fee income targets. Thorough understanding and demonstrable application of lead generation, sales and or client management activity. You will have an established network of contacts in one of the specified sectors and the ability to generate leads and referrals as well close deals.

My client is an innovative and ambitious Legal Services firm with an excellent reputation for its commercial business focused approach