We recruit for business development people for the UK's leading B2B businesses based in the south-east and east of England. Business development staff will often be tasked with developing a strategic sales plan to expand key accounts, drive commercial growth and ensure a high level of customer service.
Business development roles call for insightful, strategic thinkers with good interpersonal skills, who work well under pressure and have a good understanding of the businesses' products or services. Our job postings include some fantastic opportunities to join this sector, in exciting industries such as medical, FMCG, engineering and software. Business development people can expect to progress quickly in this fast-growing industry if sales performance targets are met, with great commission and bonus packages available for top-performers.
Basic salaries for business development roles can vary from £25,000 for graduate, entry-level roles, to £80,000 for business development managers, this can also vary depending on the head office location and industry.
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