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Business Development Manager

  • Telecommunication, Call Centre, Customer Service Jobs
  • Sales (inc. pre-sales and lead-generation)
  • Management (incl. project, product management & human resources)
  • Market Research, Research Jobs


The main role will see the successful candidate building new relationships with new/prospective sectors/verticals.  You will be responsible for the promotion of our award-winning and bespoke recruitment services and training opportunities. The successful candidate will thrive under pressure and be able to work effectively to deadlines.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage with new clients to promote Central Employment’s core services
  • Manage identified contracts and activities to ensure all agreed targets and deadlines are met.
  • Identify new business opportunities and develop the growth of existing client bases.
  • Promote Central Employment through the effective use of social networking, telesales, e marketing, website, literature and other relevant marketing means.
  • Uphold and promote Central Employment’s policies and procedures, promoting those specifically applicable to this area of work, including the Equal Opportunities policies and procedures
  • Keep up to date, so far as necessary for the efficient executing of the job role, with new products, promotions and new government initiatives
  • Be conversant with and participate in activities and developments at company, regional and national level which are relevant to the post and as directed by the Management team
  • Present and promote a professional image in representing Central Employment
  • Ensure information is secure and meets the requirements of data protection legislation

Specific Requirements

  • A sales qualification would be advantageous
  • Successful track record of selling B2B services securing new and repeat business
  • Experience within recruitment focussed organisation would be advantageous, but not essential
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to achieve effective outcomes
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • To be able to co-ordinate a diverse range of projects and activities simultaneously
  • Ability to understand the products, delivery models and contractual compliance requirements
  • Knowledge of current national initiatives affecting the industry
  • Confident and professional
  • Results and target driven
  • Personal positive impact
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Independent and self-motivated
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise and multi-task.

Hard Skills

  • Account management
  • Opportunity analysis
  • Marketing research
  • Competitor research
  • Social media marketing (SMM)

Soft Skills

  • Communication
  • Self-motivated
  • Multitasker
  • Work well under pressure
  • Driven