Current Vacancies | Business Development Manager

Business Development Manger - New Business Team

FE is seeking an experienced Business Development Manager who possesses comprehensive product and market knowledge in primarily in the Asset Management sector.  The successful candidate will be joining a team of hard-working skilled sales professionals working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment that offers excellent rewards.

The position is full-time (37.5 hours per week) based in London and will report to the Head of New Business sales.   

Key Responsibilities

Product Development:

  • Hit New Business revenue target
  • Working closely with Head of New Business Sales to identify new business opportunities from new business accounts through accurate sales planning.
  • Focus on solution-based selling
  • Delivery of strong client service offering from pitching to closing and delivering the deal
  • Maximising new business opportunities in existing accounts through close client contact & strategic new business campaigns.
  • Maximising revenues of existing client accounts.
  • Developing a strong understanding and awareness of the FE proposition in respect of the Asset Management sector in order that highly targeted sales campaign and product sales plans can be built.

Key Skills

  • Skilled sales professional with a minimum of 3 years sales experience in a B2B sales environment, ideally in the Asset Management  sector and selling financial data and large solutions
  • Experience in the Fund data sector.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Impeccable relationship building and influencing skills at all levels, including key decision makers.
  • A proven track record of personal sales achievement is needed as well as having a solid record of consistent new business wins.
  • Highly organised and ability to work flexibly to tight deadlines
  • Possess a real enthusiasm and drive to succeed.
  • Have a genuine interest in FE’s core business.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Other Skills include;

Experience working in SF

Excel to Intermediary standard

PPT as above.

Competitive salary and benefits package for successful applicant. To apply, please send your CV to Rebecca Spink, HR Assistant: rebecca.spink@financialexpress.net 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICANTS 12th January 2018