Business Development Director

Recruiter
Serata Search (UK) Ltd
Location
Manchester
Salary
60000.00 - 70000.00 GBP Annual + 60k to 70k basic, ote 100k
Posted
02 Feb 2024
Closes
01 Mar 2024
Job Title
Associate Director
Category
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR – eCommerce

60K TO 70K, OTE 90K PLUS A SUPERB BENEFITS PACKAGE – MEDICAL, EXTRA HOLIDAYS, AND A SUPERB WELLNESS PROGRAMME

FLEXI HYBRID WORKING – HOME AND OFFICE (EITHER LEEDS OR MANCHESTER)

Our client is part of the fastest growing, and most successful largest digital integrated–service Groups, within the UK. This role is to join their award winning eCommerce agency. Passionate about web development and creating amazing experiences through delivering cutting edge websites and digital strategy, they are experts in Adobe Commerce and BigCommerce. You will have the chance to work with some high profile brands from football clubs to leading retailers, and really be instrumental in shaping the future Sales Operations. The opportunity for progression is huge, and they invest heavily in their employees careers – plus you get a host of amazing benefits. We are looking for someone highly driven and ambitious, with a background in Digital, eCommerce or similar that thrives in a consultative project led environment.

Benefits include

Performance based bonus schemes

26 days holiday plus bank holidays and a birthday lie–in

Two additional days for wellbeing and a volunteering day

Additional annual leave purchase scheme

Hybrid working (a mix of office and home based for many of our roles)

Flexible working scheme

Company pension scheme and health care cash plan

Private health care dependent on length of service

Clear training and progression programme

Regular company events and awards

Employee perks portal

Main Duties as Business Development Director will include:

  • Handle pre–qualified leads working with the BD team
  • Conduct face–to–face client meetings.
  • Answer client queries and provide relevant information to maximise sales potential.
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of company processes
  • Stay up to date with industry and company trends and developments.
  • Attend regular networking events, actively engage in the industry, and meet with technology partners.
  • Work closely with our partnership managers at Shopify, Magento and Big Commerce to maintain a strong relationship.
  • Ensure monthly sales targets are met.
  • Grow and maintain a strong sales pipeline.
  • Negotiate and close new business opportunities.

Ideal candidates will:

  • Have strong senior level Business Development experience
  • have knowledge of ecommerce – Shopify, Magento or eCommerce or Digital Marketing or similar
  • Passionate about digital marketing and an understanding of web development lifecycles would be beneficial
  • Have an excellent and demonstrable sales record, dealing with blue chip clients would be a distinct advantage
  • Be commercially aware with an ability to maximize opportunities.
  • Have excellent communication and negotiation skills and will be articulate with a high standard of written English and presentation skills.
  • Have an ability to manage workload and priorities.
  • Be motivational and inspire trust, confidence and enthusiasm.
  • Be polished, professional and sophisticated.
  • Have the maturity and gravitas to deal with and influence senior decision makers.

Serata Search are operating as an employment agency

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