Business Development Coordinator

30000.00 - 34000.00 GBP Annual
26 May 2021
23 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
About the company

An opportunity has arisen for a Business Development Coordinator to join a reputable organisation based in Hull who are looking for individuals with a commercial background who can win new business in a consultative and partnership lead way working specifically with SME's.

This is a public sector organisation who provides their expert solutions to SME's, creating more secure working environments and helping to create more sustainability within the local economy.

Why join?

As you would expect, the offering is excellent.

* GBP30,000 - GBP34,000 DOE

* Pension scheme

* Annual holidays

* Cash plan health scheme, staff retail discount scheme, Cycle2Work scheme and discounted gym scheme

* Ability to define and create for a brand-new role, putting your own stamp on it.

The Opportunity: Business Development Coordinator

* Working with the internal team to develop and implement effective working practices to ensure effective and timely delivery of project outputs in relation to client support.

* Proactive and self-organised business development activity to stimulate demand amongst regional clients providing expert solutions. This will include online and face-to-face business development activity, working closely with support colleagues, representing them online and in person at business support/networking events including public speaking and presentations, liaison with other Humber/national business support providers and direct/targeted approach to individual businesses who may be able to benefit from the project's support etc;

* Creating and sustaining a pipeline of clients

* Developing and maintaining specialist knowledge and continual awareness of sector developments, needs and opportunities.

* Identifying new areas of development and innovation within relevant sectors, and new opportunities for businesses that can be realised through R&D;

* Working closely with the Project Manager, the marketing team and the project's marketing agency to organise appropriate marketing and PR campaigns. This will include identifying new market/sector opportunities e.g. civil engineering or manufacturing companies and developing campaigns to engage the sector. This could include email/direct mail campaigns, social media campaigns, attending or organising events, PR campaigns etc;

* Providing a key account management function to customers who register an enquiry. This involves supporting customers through the project's administrative processes, liaising with customers who register via the project's website to obtain relevant company financial and operational information to confirm their eligibility.

* Understanding of relevant regulations

* Contributing to the development of a database of other relevant support providers locally, regionally and nationally.

* Accurate record keeping, data management and analysis to ensure compliance with funder requirements, data protection and audit scrutiny and in order to identify 'what works' in relation to BD activity;

* Any other duties commensurate with the post.

The Person

This is an exciting opportunity for commercially experienced individuals who want to help make a difference to the local economy and businesses. The right person should have strong sales experience with a track record of winning and developing new business, they should be able to work with different levels of individuals and consult in a partnership lead way rather than transactionally.

The role will focus on SME's so individuals who have experience selling to this demographic would be advantageous. This position will also require some project management and account management so a starter finisher would also be advantageous.

Call to action

For more information or to apply call Sam Horton on (phone number removed) or send an updated CV