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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Essex, in the South East of England is a place of opportunity. Outside London, Essex is the 8th largest economy in the UK. Essex is home to 663,000 jobs. In recent years, Essex generated Gross Value Added of £32.5 billion to the economy. Essex is home to 1.4 million people, with a further 300,000 forecast to live in the area within the next 25 years – a testament to the economic strength and quality of life in the county. Proximity to London and Cambridge is a great advantage and a unique opportunity – Essex has a workforce of 733,000 people; and over 149,000 people who travel to London to work every day.
Essex is diverse; from rural villages, market towns, New Towns, urban centres, to the popular coastline. Towns seeing the biggest area of development and growth in job markets are Colchester, Chelmsford, Basildon and Harlow. The country has opportunity for economic and housing growth throughout the County, via two recognised growth corridors – London Stansted Cambridge, and the Thames Gateway, and a new emerging one in North Essex. These connect across Essex, and with key routes and wider economic opportunities throughout London and the South East.
If you're interested in sales jobs in Essex, click here for the latest roles in the region.