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Business Development Manager - Birmingham

Michael Page Sales
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
+ Bonus
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The role of the Business Development manager is to support the continued growth of the regional division. Our client is well known for there events, magazine coverage and our substantial digital presence.

Client Details

The role of the Business Development manager is to support the continued growth of the regional division. Our client is well known for there events, magazine coverage and our substantial digital presence.


Client development
  • To increase revenues from the current client base in your agreed territory and to present new and innovative products as they become available
  • To secure revenues from new clients in your agreed territory by generating new business - calling clients and making appointment s to see them and establish their business needs
  • To develop the client base across the full portfolio of products to include;
    • developing new ideas for features and initiatives to grow the print magazine revenues
    • Taking to market our substantial digital and online initiatives to grow online revenues
    • Developing new ideas for existing events and for new events in the Birmingham region to grow event sponsorship revenues.
    • Where appropriate secure revenues from your agreed territory for initiatives in other regions
    • Work with the regional Sales Director to identify and secure new commercial opportunities
    • To achieve the monthly revenue objectives agreed for your territory.
    • To attend events to represent the company and network with attendees.
    • To attend client events (where appropriate) to meet new prospects and build relationships with existing contacts.

  • The Business Development Manager is responsible for keeping updated the company wide CRM system with information on;
    • Client activity - effective phone calls and meetings
    • New client contacts for existing and new customers
    • Client contact information - telephone, email, job title, address details
    • Pipeline - details of all current pitches and what stage they are in the sales process
    • Pipeline - details of all closed won and closed lost pitches

Job Offer

Great starting salary and OTE, Clear progression route.


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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