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Business Development Manager

Michael Page Sales
England, East Midlands
£30000 - £35000 per annum + + £28,000 ote
Closing date
6 Aug 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
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Are you looking for

A new professional challenge, within a high energy field sales team? A multifaceted, autonomous role, that does not limit you geographically? A work environment built on Respect, Integrity, Responsibility and Exemplarity? A broad range of professional and personal development opportunities? The opportunity to be part of a successful and developing International organization with more than a century of expertise?

Client Details

Our client is an international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene and facility services solutions. A leader in most of the 28 countries. A global organization, with a genuine, family feel we recognize that our talented employees empower us and so our investment in people is unparalleled. They acknowledge that support, guidance and nurturement throughout your first 6 months is critical in helping to ensure the start of your career provides you with everything you need to thrive.

  • Conduct research and maintain detailed knowledge of customer base to generate sufficient quality leads.
  • Develop an understanding of customer needs and alternative solutions.
  • Create customized proposals as required.
  • Successful delivery of proposals to prospective customers to secure new business.
  • Negotiate prices to ensure that the best possible price is achieved, that profitability targets are maintained and that the Company remains competitive.
  • Ensure all contract documentation and administration is accurate and delivered to the business in a timely manner.
  • Maintain proactive contact with prospective customers to build relationships and improve the prospects of further additional sales.
  • Update information onto the CRM system daily - cold calls, pipeline activity etc.
  • Prepare monthly reports of sales versus target.
  • Give structured feedback to Regional Sales Manager in order to improve the value proposition to customers.


We are seeking high energy, ambitious, confident self-starters who thrive off challenge and possess desire and determination to succeed. Passionate about Sales you will possess first class communication, relationship building and influencing skills to drive sales and growth. You will work well under pressure and be relentless, resilient and determined in your sales approach.

Job Offer
  • A comprehensive training plan to support you through your professional growth journey.
  • A competitive salary
  • A commission structure that rewards you for your efforts - 0TE £28,000 per annum.
  • A global incentive programme that rewards the 'best of the best' with once in a lifetime world trips.
  • A company car.
  • Company pension.


Michael Page Sales UK is a leading professional recruitment consultancy covering permanent, interim and contract recruitment. We have UK wide coverage with ten offices located in London, Weybridge, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, St Albans, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. The core markets we serve are Consumer, Business Services, Media, IT/Telco, Financial Services, Healthcare and Technical Sales, with a dedicated person or team in each location specialising in each of these sectors. The clients we work with are as diverse as the candidates we represent; from Blue Chips to SMEs, and Sales Execs to Sales Directors. Our Consultants are typically from relevant sales backgrounds giving first hand experience of the roles we recruit for. We pride ourselves on delivering unrivalled service levels to our candidates and our clients, our track record of success over the past 20 years means we stand out.

Within our Consumer Sales Division we have consultants within each of the 10 offices who dedicate themselves to this sector and no other. Our specialist capability is demonstrated further as we focus on sub sectors such as food, drink, household, foodservice, consumer electronics, apparel, health & beauty, consumer healthcare, pet and sports. Some of our key clients include Colgate, Beiersdorf, Dr Oetker, Johnson & Johnson, Matthew Clark, PZ Cussons, Kellogg’s, 2 Sisters, Samsung, Seven Seas, Twinings, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, Warburtons, InBev, Kettle Chips, Hallmark, Luxottica, McCain, Britvic, General Mills, and Molson Coors to name but a few!

Michael Page Sales UK is part of Michael Page International with operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. As well as looking for high quality candidates for our clients, we are also always looking for top talent to work for us

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