About the Job
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Kent/East Sussex/SE London
Competitive Salary - dependent on experience + pension
Potential Commission up to £35,000
Would you like to be part of a rapidly growing company striving to be the best in the industry? We are looking for a Business Development Manager to be part of our successful sales team.
simPRO Software Ltd is a global leading software company that develop business management cloud solutions for the trade contractor industry. Our products are designed to optimise business workflow to refine process, improve productivity and increase profitability. We are a global software house with operations in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and the USA.
We are currently seeking a successful, energetic Business Development Manager who will be responsible for identifying new business opportunities and successfully selling the solutions and services to the B2B trade contractor space within our key verticals.
The UK Head Office is based in St Ives, Cambridgeshire but we have a vacancy coveringthe Kent, East Sussex and SE London areas. We will require the candidate to reside in or their region.
This is an autonomous role and requires the successful candidate to work from a home office and report directly to the Sales Manager UK. You must be a self-motivated, smart, articulate and well-presented sales professional who thrives on selling a solution you are passionate about and looking to continue to grow and develop your career. You may have existing networks and contacts you can bring to the role. You will have experience in and be comfortable with presenting sales demonstrations and services over the phone and in person. You must have the ability and willingness to travel as needed.
Role and Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the Business Development Manager is to be responsible for ensuring you proactively hunt and develop new business and achieve the sales targets for their region.
Key responsibilities are:
- Meet set sales targets and reporting/metrics
- Following all sales enquiries and opportunities promptly
- Identifying strategic new business opportunities into SME market clients
- Provide product demonstrations on and off site to their clients
- Undertake promotional opportunities for further industry networking
To be successful in this role you will have:
- A proven sales track record within software solutions
- A sound understanding of cloud based software systems
- Outstanding negotiation and closing skills
- An ability to identify opportunities and convert those into revenue
- An ability to maintain existing relationships and develop new relationships
- A reliable car and a clean driver's licence
- Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)
While experience in the above areas will be highly considered, it's important to note they will be secondary to the person with the right determination, attitude and overall suitability. If you are looking for your next challenge and you’re a motivated self-starter who has had software sales experience in the trades and is looking for a generous package and commission structure that reflects your hard work then we would like to hear from you.
We’re a fun, progressive organisation where you can continue to develop your career in conjunction with a growing global organisation. If you think you could be our next Business Development Manager, please apply.
Please note: no agencies will be accepted in the recruitment of this role. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all candidates for their application. Only candidates who meet the criteria above will be contacted for an interview.