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Business Development Manager

Somerset - Yeovil
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Business Development Manager

Out client is the market leader when it comes to centralising and managing information resources in the corporate world. Headquartered in France with offices across the world, my client has strong drivers and a strong client base in financial services, pharmaceuticals, legal, professional services, manufacturing, media, tech, telecoms and more. Strong service levels result in a customer retention rate of 99%.

They have more than 5,000 customers and €250M in annual turnover.

Our people are important

They look after their colleagues which is why their people stay at this client of ours- on average eight years. The culture is inclusive and open, everyone is encouraged to voice their thoughts and opinions.

Our values

Customer first: Service minded, and customers never in the dark

Being straight: Straight honest talking. Doing and saying the right thing

Moral courage: Never turning a blind eye. Confronting the difficult

Respect for others: Colleagues, customers, suppliers, and competitors

Positive attitude: We value a 'can do' attitude

Sense of humour

Always looking for colleagues and doing things in the interest of the team

Respect the environment: Doing our bit to protect the environment

The role

As part of our clients aggressive growth strategy, we are looking for a strong business development manager to join the UK sales team. The successful candidate will become a brand ambassador and key account manager, responsible for building and maintaining relationships with UK based businesses.


Sourcing and qualifying sales leads, meeting and selling to prospective clients

Meeting existing clients and identifying upsell opportunities

Maintain accurate records and administration

Hit and exceed sales targets and Key Performance Indicators

Working collaboratively as part of the wider sales team and other departments


Able to generate and develop new client relationships face to face and virtually

Meets and exceeds sales targets

Excellent written and oral English skills

Able to source leads and qualify them over the phone

Minimum five years' experience in consultative sales

Must be within commutable distance to Yeovil, Somerset

Experience working with long sales cycles is essential

Results-driven, highly self-motivated with a positive attitud

Credible, reliable, and honest

Personable and outgoing, with a good sense of humour

Flexible and able to adapt within a fast-moving and exciting environmentFull UK driving licence and prepared to travel if required across the UK

Salary and benefits

Competitive salary

Target based commission scheme

Holiday: 25 days p.a. (plus bank holidays)

Pension: The client will match contributions up to 5% after probation

Social: We host regular social events for staff

Health: Cycle to Work Scheme to keep you fit and healthy and to help reduce your carbon footprint.

We provide shower facilities in office, so you'll feel refreshed after your ride into work

Life insurance: four times your annual salary


You will be based in our Yeovil office in Somerset


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