Business Development Manager (Partnerships)

Business Development Manager (Partnerships)

Locations: Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford, Reading, Southampton

Are you a successful field based B2B sales person, with a strong track record of personal success? Do you understand the strength of partnerships and networks in generating business? Is your approach customer-centric selling with long term relationships at the heart of your activity?

The role

We are looking to add to a small number of strategically placed Business Development Managers, focused on securing major new contracts across a range of sectors. Each individual is tasked with building and creating relationships with prospects and developing a deep new business pipeline with customers. These relationships may well be manifest themselves as partnership opportunities, whereby other organisations work in affiliation to provide new opportunities to GAS.

The essentials

Standard weekday hours with a 3pm finish on a Friday – the first local company in our sector to offer an improved work/life balance. Accept no imitations! Financials; our basic salary is a direct reflection of your success in sales and could be anything from £25K to £50K, + uncapped commission + month-following incentive payments. Plus a car allowance or vehicle. With your amazing financials, live the dream with between 34-36 days holiday, dependent on the Christmas break (includes Bank Holidays). Benefits; far too many to list here, but all detailed on our careers page.

What we need from you

We are looking for someone willing to utilise their existing client portfolio to introduce opportunities to us, through networking, partnerships arrangements and referral. You will be successful, through your reputation and personable character, in building a pipeline of prospective new business whilst still able to hit revenue targets through quick return business. Your network will be incredible, and you’ll get a thrill from measuring your success against KPIs and targets, typical of a sales role.

What skills/experience do you need to apply?

We feel a minimum of 2 years in a business development role, ideally field/remotely based, is best suited and most guaranteed to succeed in this position. You will be eager to share evidence of your proven track record in sales and will have an enviable “black book” of business connections who have mutual respect for your service offering.   You will also be able to talk confidently about experience in developing partnership or affiliate agreements with individuals or groups and associations.

Our hiring process

Read this and start to wonder, is what they say true? Consult Glassdoor, or other review sites and read what our people say. You tell us you are interested (apply, email, ring) We phone you to chat through our claims and to understand yours You attend a meeting with likeminded people who currently do the job you are interested in. You meet the team and confirm that everything we claim (and more) is true. You tell everyone how amazing your life has become. You tell your friends about us, and they too now want to join!

If you’ve got this far, then you’re definitely interested in a role with GAS, so take some final advice.

Don’t ignore this opportunity. Of course, you’re happy. But could you be happier? Apply and check us out. Worst-case scenario, you find out all the things we say are true (which you will), you will confirm you are an ideal person for the role and GAS. We recognise this and make you an offer. You then need to make a decision but with all the facts in front of you, reminding yourself never to be scared of change – all the best people look forward rather than sitting back.
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