Business Development Executive

£40,000 - £55,000 Basic Salary - Sales
Ref: 264 Date Posted: Friday 17 May 2024

Business Development Manager | Reading

  • £40,000 - £55,000 Basic Salary
  • Uncapped earnings
  • Realistic OTE: Y1 £85K+
  • Remote


Who are these people?

This exciting company operates in the steel industry and offers a chance to develop a long-term career with a respected, dynamic, and people-focused national business. They are currently seeking a passionate and driven Business Development Manager to expand their already strong customer portfolio further and establish mutually beneficial, long-term relationships.


What would I be doing?
As a Business Development Manager, you'll…

  • Lead negotiations with existing and potential clients, build strong relationships through regular meetings, and maximise commercial opportunities.
  • You'll manage the complete sales process, monitor sales performance to optimize profit, and develop and deliver sales plans for profitable market share and gross margin growth.
  • Minimising stock levels, work in progress, and customer debtor days will be a priority.
  • You'll visit clients face-to-face to achieve this.
  • This role is ideal for anyone experienced in sales, business development.


What do they expect from me?

  • B2B sales experience in business development or senior sales role.
  • Preferably with prior success in the steel industry and seeking further growth.
  • Track record of profitable account management and development.
  • Proactive approach with quick relationship building skills.
  • Achievement of targets and KPIs.
  • Possession of a full UK driving license and ability to drive.


What qualifications and experience do I need?
These guys are seeking a candidate who has prior experience in sponsorship sales, delegate sales, or high-end B2B sales.
Ideally, the candidate should be degree qualified, ambitious, and driven, with a successful track record of selling to C-level executives.


What’s in it for me?
This is a perfect opportunity to Join a forward-thinking organisation that's recognised as the UK's leading steel stockholder.
They're offering amazing sales careers for passionate, hard-working individuals with a "can-do" attitude to drive and develop the business through business development.
There’s an open-door policy, they encourage innovative thinking and offer competitive salaries, a company car or car allowance, a generous pension, bonus potential, life assurance, and discounts on retail and leisure.
They also provide career progression opportunities within the group and flexible working arrangements.
Don't miss this unique opportunity to advance your career in sales and business development!


About Talent Wing

Talent Wing is a leading sales recruitment agency with a presence in London, Bristol, South Wales, and the USA. We specialise in finding the best talent for sales-related roles such as account management, new business development, sales management, event sales, delegate sales, sponsorship sales management, sales director positions and more. Visit our website at to learn more about our services and current job opportunities.



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