Business Development Lead

Business Development Lead

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  • Salary

    Desirable - Depending On Experience

  • Location


  • Job Type

    Full Time

Humber Recruitment is actively recruiting a Business Development Lead for our esteemed client, a leading provider of engineering services and solutions across the UK, who seeks to expand its Runcorn-based team.

Reporting to – Capital Projects Director
Travel required – Throughout UK and oversees on occasion
Responsible for staff – No
Required qualifications, experience and education – 3 to 5 years of sales or marketing experience with a mechanical engineering background

Principle responsibilities:

  • To prospect for new clients by networking, cold calling, advertising or other means of generating interest from potential clients
  • To plan persuasive approaches and pitches to convince potential clients to do business with the company
  • To grow and retain existing accounts by presenting new solutions and services to clients

Main duties:

  • Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased business
  • Cold call as appropriate to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities
  • Research and build relationships with new clients
  • Set up meetings between client decision-makers and the company’s practice leaders/Principals
  • Present new products and services and enhance existing relationships
  • Work with technical staff and other internal colleagues to meet customer needs
  • Arrange and participate in internal and external client debriefs.
  • Present to and consult with mid and senior-level management on business trends to develop new services, products, and distribution channels
  • Identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales
  • Using knowledge of the market and competitors, identify and develop the company’s unique selling propositions and differentiators

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

3 to 5 years of sales or marketing experience with a mechanical engineering background

Preferred Skills:

  • Prospecting
  • Public Speaking
  • Research
  • Writing
  • Closing Skills
  • Motivation for Sales
  • Prospecting Skills
  • Sales Planning
  • Identification of Customer Needs and Challenges
  • CRM and Microsoft Office

To apply for the position of Business Development, simply click the ‘Apply’ button below and complete the resulting form. For more information on the role, call the Humber Recruitment team on 01472 729768 and we will be happy to assist. You can see our full list of current vacancies by clicking here.

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