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Business Development Manager 

£40,000 - £45,000 Basic + Uncapped Bonus + Car + Mobile + Laptop + 25 days Hols + BH’s


The Company

My client is a fast-growing, forward-thinking, entrepreneurial, multi-faceted business within the Catering/FM/Vending sectors. The company has big plans for growth over the next 3-5 years. We are currently recruiting for the brand new role of Business Development Manager to take full autonomy of the North of England within the Cleaning/FM Channel. This would be an excellent opportunity for an individual with 2-4 years of FM/Cleaning Sales experience, who is looking for a step up in their career with plenty of autonomy and no ‘red tape’.


The Role

As a Business Development Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Research prospective clients in target markets, self-generate and pursue leads and follow through to a successful sale
  • Attend client-facing, introductory meetings as required 
  • Understand the target markets, including industry, company, project, company contacts and devise bespoke strategies can be used to attract clients
  • Develop innovative and forward-thinking delivery models, in collaboration with our operational colleagues, that meet the client’s critical requirements 
  • Deliver strong written proposals that highlight the benefits of the company’s offer and the advantages to their client
  • Develop and deliver high calibre presentations that enhance the offer and achieve absolute client buy in to the business’ proposed approach 
  • Complete client commercial modelling, as required
  • Possess a strong understanding of the company’s products, their competition in the industry and positioning
  • Follow the latest industry developments and stay up-to-date on corporate competitors
  • Work with supply chain partners to utilise the latest technology in the company’s approach
  • The role will predominantly be based in the north but there could be extensive travel across our operational patch, including some travel to London and the South East


The Candidate

  • At least 3 years cleaning sales experience within the FM marketplace
  • Ideally, degree educated
  • Competent across the Microsoft Office suite
  • A full, UK driving license
  • You will be looking to move forward to a new challenge and not running away from something
  • You must be a ‘go-getter’ a real HUNTER
  • You will have the ambitions and desire to build a team and drive a channel as your own
  • You must be tenacious, driven and willing to apply the work ethic required to be successful
  • You will be incredibly driven and have the desire to work in a people-centric environment – you put in the hard work, you will get the support and rewards in return
  • You must have an understanding of P&L
  • You will live in the North of the country with the ability to commute near Leeds once a week
  • You must have experience at presenting at Head Office level and understand the planning which goes towards this


On offer to the successful candidate is an attractive basic salary and benefits, giving you the ability to work with a dynamic, fast-growing company where the career opportunities are inexhaustible. 

For more information on this and many more Field Sales roles throughout the UK, then please contact Kate Shorthouse at TRC Group – 0113 4573760 / kate@therecruitmentcrowd.com