Business Development Manager

British Red Cross
13 Mar 2018
20 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Development ManagerLocation: SalfordHours: Full time, 35 hours per weekContract type: Permanent Salary: Up to GBP 30,000 per annum, dependent on experienceAbout the roleWe are currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager to join our Red Cross Training team.The post holder will support the team in generating and growing new business revenue from new and existing channels for general public first aid training, managing the process from prospect to service delivery, ensuring that the account is effectively supported. Over 120,000 people every year are trained in basic first aid and related skills in our venues across the UK. Your role will be vital in helping grow these numbers, allowing us achieve our vision of equipping people with lifesaving skills to help in a crisis. You will work with the Field Sales Manager to identify new contracts and develop tailored service packages for accounts, meeting agreed public training sales targets for new and existing business. You will do this through face to face client presentations, proposals and tenders, pro-actively researching and identifying new business opportunities with the ability to support and complete invitation to tender documents.The role will require you to promote excellent customer care, ensuring that income targets are exceeded and customer retention levels are maintained through successful re-negotiation of contracts whilst seeking to identify growth opportunities. About the personThe successful candidate will be a dynamic and highly motivated self-starter with excellent negotiation skills. In addition, we are particularly keen to hear from candidates who can demonstrate the below skills and experience:Previous experience working in a business development role with face to face customer contact. IT literate, particularly in relation to PowerPoint and Excel Proven track record of generating income from sales in a competitive price driven environmentClosing date for applications is 23:59 on Monday 19th March 2018We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)Up to 6% contributory pensionChildcare vouchersAbout the organisation The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts. Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis. The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).Follow us on and on Linked in - British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies.Refusing to ignore people in crisis