Ashdown Group Bedford, Bedford, UK
Nov 17, 2017Full time
Trainee Business Development Manager - Bedford, Bedfordshire - up to £25,000 starting salary, company car or car allowance, 10% bonus, great benefits. Join an iconic global electronics brand with offices in Bedfordshire as a Trainee Business Development Manager. Joining a high performing sales team, working in one of their fastest growing divisions, you will provide commercial support to the Sales team aiming to maximise sales and market share of products. This is a trainee role that offers the incumbent an opportunity to develop into a full Business Development role. Although initially office based, it will become more field based as you learn more about the products and how they are used by the customers. There is a company car or car allowance provided for this role. Day to day you can expect to: Build key accounts and develop opportunities within new and existing markets for digital equipment. A directed by the Sales Manager, manage and deliver projects aimed at bringing further growth to the business. Have input into the development of the business and marketing plan, working closely with the Sales and the Marketing Managers. Gather good knowledge across existing and new products, as well as competitor products. Ensure deals are in line with agreed budgets and that the CRM is maintained with accurate and up to date information. To secure this role you ideally come from a call centre or contact centre environment with B2B telesales/sales experience. You will be a tenacious and positive individual, who thrives in a target driven environment, demonstrating a professional demeanour, great communication skills and a confident and friendly approach to your role. In return for your hard work and commitment to your role, you receive a starting salary of up to £25,000 plus 10% bonus, company car or car allowance, 25 days holiday and a host of great benefits, alongside a commitment to progress you on in your career. The offices have plenty of free parking and an on-site canteen with subsidised food. To apply for this role, please send your CV with the reference number ASH16364RT/1. The Ashdown Group Ltd acts as an employment agency in respect of permanent vacancies and as an employment business in respect of temporary vacancies.