Business Development Manager

2019-10-21 09:19:342020-03-15Comton Group
Job TypePermanent Full Time
AreaAntrim, Northern IrelandBelfast
SectorSales - Business Development Manager
Salary£25000 - £28000 (DOE) + Bonuses
Start Date
Telephone0121 285 4287
Job RefBDM - Belfast
Job Views399

Business Development Manager

Are you motivated to make and generate new business?

Are you confident in your own abilities to succeed when faced with rejections?

We have a requirement for a Business Development Manager who is willing to learn a new industry and product ranges.

Requirements - What we need from you

  • Passion for Sales - Ideal candidates will have a drive and passion to make sales for the company via the telephone. You will need to be hungry and confident to work within a fast-paced and highly targeted environment.
  • Ability to sell/ upsell - Your daily duties will involve pro-actively seeking out new opportunities; as well as the ability to build strong relationships.
  • Negotiating - It is imperative that the successful candidate has the ability to negotiate to achieve the best returns on investments, but full training will be given on how to do this.
  • Communication - Candidates must have the ability to communicate information clearly and be adaptable to vary your communication to suit different clients needs.
  • Administration - It is essential for you to understand computer systems and have the ability to work within the company’s infrastructure. You must be able to enter orders accurately and record customer information in an organised manner.
  • Experience of metals - Ideally candidates would have experience of selling metal products, however, our clients are more interested in candidates with a passion for sales.


Our Client is a market leading metals stockholder within the UK and have recently opened their new service centre within Belfast. They are now seeking to expand their sales team to develop and generate new business for the service centre. You would play an important role in developing the company’s presence within Northern Ireland.

Our clients require a candidate who is eager to learn and take advice from industry experts, within an international company. You will be required to generate new business and service existing accounts. We will help you learn about the industry and develop sales pitches in order to close deals.

Full support will be provided including an initial training period when you start working for the company.

Examples of What You Will Be Doing Right Away

From the moment you start at the Company you will be hands on in the commercial side of the business. You will be working under the leadership of the Sales Director carrying out daily duties which include:

  • Learning new product ranges and the processes involved within a sale
  • Develop relationships with existing and new customers; learning how best to service their accounts
  • Identifying and establishing new customers either by geographical region, market sector or product portfolio.
  • Pro-actively calling potential customers to generate new business opportunities for the company.
  • Recording all customer orders efficiently and accurately.
  • Achieving the product targets set for each allocated customer.
  • Meeting and where possible exceeding the gross profit target for each allocated customer.
  • Ensuring you respond to all customer enquiries in a professional manner and within a timescale agreed.
  • Maintaining and recording accurate and easily accessible information for all allocated customers.


Benefits/ Details

  • Salary of between £25k - £28k – To be discussed at interview
  • Working hours 09:00 to 17:00 - Monday to Friday
  • Company Pension
  • Company car, phone & laptop
  • 25 days holiday (excluding 3 days holiday over Christmas and New Year)
  • Fantastic sociable team

Success Metric

This could be a start to a long and secured career within the commercial side of the Company.

Any queries please do not hesitate to get in contact with Comton Group on 0121 285 4287

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