Business Development Manager

Location City of London
Discipline: Office Support
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££45,000.00
Contact name: Neil Bokhoory

Contact email: neil.b@ignite-recruitment.co.uk
Job ref: 764
Published: 19 days ago

At Ignite Recruitment Services we strongly believe in “being of service” to our clients. We make it a point to ensure that the experience candidates and clients have with us is only a positive one.

Our client is now looking for a Business Development Manager “Office Furniture”.

Our client is a full-service interiors fit-out company based in, Surrey. We specialise and excel in providing a large range of new and recycled office and educational furniture, interior blinds and building services, including partitioning, suspended ceilings, air conditioning, flooring, cabling, decorating, and electrical work. In addition, we offer services such as removals, upholstery, repairs, and maintenance. We are ISO 9001 Accredited, Safe Contractor Approved, and CSCS Approved.
 

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Business Development Manager to join our team, covering north of the Thames to just past the M25 boundary and across to the M40 Oxford boundary. As a Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for identifying new business opportunities, building and maintaining client relationships, and driving revenue growth. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in sales and business development, with a proven track record of success within the office furniture sector. You will have plenty of support from the team to achieve your targets.

Duties:

- Identify and pursue new business opportunities through market research, networking, and prospecting across varying sectors, with a £750,000 target in year 1 split across furniture and fit out sales

- Develop and maintain relationships with key clients, understanding their needs and providing tailored solutions using all our services

- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and execute sales strategies

- Prepare and deliver sales presentations to prospective larger clients

- Negotiate contracts and close deals to meet or exceed sales targets

- Stay up to date with industry trends and competitors to identify potential growth areas

- Utilise our CRM software to track leads, opportunities, and customer interactions

 

Requirements:

 

- Proven experience in sales and business development within the office furniture market

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills

- Excellent negotiation and closing skills

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team

- Proficiency in using CRM software

- Results-oriented mindset with a drive for success

- Located within or close to the region

- Attend the office once per week in Egham

 

This is a full-time position based at our Egham head office, with time spent here, on the territory, and some remote working.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £40,000.00-£45,000.00 per year dependent on experience

Benefits:

  • Commission earnings of £10,000/annum for on target achievement with annual catch up

  • Car allowance of £5000/annum

  • Target achievement bonus of £5000/annum

  • Company pension 5 + 3%

  • Free parking at head office

  • 6 weeks sick pay

  • Remote working

  • Business mileage paid at government rates

  • 4 weeks holiday plus statutory

  • Working with a friendly supportive group of people

  • Laptop and mobile provided

Hours: Monday to Friday 08.30 – 17.30