Business Development Manager

We are seeking an exceptional Business Development Manager with a proven track record of generating leads and successfully pitching for new business.

Background

Obergine is an award winning Creative & Digital Marketing Agency that crafts brand stories with useful and entertaining experiences that customers love and businesses benefit from.
 
We have an impressive track record of delivering ecommerce, campaign, corporate and membership websites coupled with effective digital marketing initiatives across markets that include retail, education, the arts, publishing and tourism.
 
Our clients include Porsche Club Great Britain, Concha y Toro UK, Oxford University Press, Pan Macmillan, Anya Hindmarch, University of Reading, Oxford University Press, Nielsen and Imbibe Magazine.
 
We are committed to helping all employees achieve their professional goals and fully develop their potential.

The role

We are seeking an exceptional Business Development Manager with a proven track record of generating leads and successfully pitching for new business.
 
The emphasis of this role will be to develop and secure new accounts through industry contacts, research, networking and negotiating.
 
In return, you will be offered a competitive salary with an exciting commission scheme, excellent training and the opportunity to grow and manage a sales team. 

Responsibilities

Taking ownership of prospect research and lead generation, the Business Development Manager will be responsible for:

  • Take ownership of and manage the sales process through to completion
  • Follow up inbound leads/enquiries and convert to sales
  • Research and develop your own pipeline
  • Research and execute tender opportunities
  • Generate new business opportunities to build up a portfolio of new clients

Profile and skills

The Business Development Manager must have a proven track record in B2B selling.  You will have a minimum of two years’ experience within the marketing and digital services industry.
 
You will have the ability to develop and implement a sales strategy, have a consultative style of selling and not be fazed by engaging with senior members of staff.
 
You will have skills that will include:

  • Naturally, you 're charismatic, bright, articulate and presentable
  • Being a proven “sales closer”
  • Proven and successful experience of selling face to face
  • Experience of writing and submitting proposals and tenders
  • Thrive in a target driven environment
  • Excellent understanding of the sales process and consultative sales techniques
  • Strong organisational skills, ability to multitask and prioritise responsibilities;
  • First class verbal and written communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • You will have a strong work ethic, you will be enthusiastic, ambitious and business minded with the ability to influence and engage key decision makers

Package and benefits summary

  • Competitive salary with exciting commission scheme
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays rising to 30 days after 5 years
  • Dynamic and fast paced working environment located in central Oxford

Does this sound like you? If so send us your CV as we want to hear from you...

  • Fruit, tea and real coffee every day
  • 25 days holiday rising to 30 days
  • Flexible working hours
  • Conferences and training
  • Regular social events
  • Duvet days
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle To Work scheme
  • Central Oxford location
  • We remember your birthday!