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Trainee Business Development Manager


Reference611101 TBDM
SectorsBanking and Finance
Salary£25,000 to £28,000 per annum
BenefitsOTE £45,000, flex benefits and incentives.
Town/CityLondon - City
Locations UK, London
Contract TypePermanent


With revenues of £500M+, my client is a global recruitment business specialising in banking / global financial markets. They are recent winners of Best places to work, Britain’s top employers, Best Recruitment company to work for, and Investors in People.
They now have an exciting opportunity for two ambitious sales executives or recruitment consultants to join them as Trainee Business Developers at their prestigious City of London offices.

The package:

• Trainee Business Development Manager starting salary in the range £25,000 - £28,000 (with subsequent rises).
• Generous commission / bonus structure providing a realistic OTE of £45,000 by the end of first year and increasing form there.
• Flexible benefits package including Company Car or Car allowance, heath care, pension and share scheme on qualification.
• Programme of incentives – race days, team and individual holiday incentives, fine dining experiences, “red letter days” etc…

The role

Focused on the City you will receive industry recognised training and support to allow you to develop and manage existing and new accounts. By maintaining close relationships with key decision makers within retail and investment banks, hedge funds / investment houses, brokerages and  insurers (including HR and line managers), you will develop a deep client understanding through mapping out organisational/functional structure, identifying business plans and future requirements.

Acting as a bridge between the clients (externally) and the recruitment consultants (internally) your role as trainee business development manager will include:

• Identifying opportunities to cross-sell (across all sectors) to maximise revenue and to manage the client’s interests.
• Attending client meetings to take requirement and agree / monitor service levels.
• Briefing recruitment consultants on clients requirements and ensuring they deliver the right candidates, first time.
• Organise client events or undertake client entertaining to enhance relationships
• Understand contract and permanent terms, negotiate client terms, Master Agreements and Service Level Agreements (SLAs) to ensure commercial terms and service standards are clear. 
• Monitor key statistics on an on-going basis, including revenue / deals and SLA delivery to ensure delivery and client satisfaction

Trainee Business Development Manager - Knowledge & Skills required

• Must be a graduate with excellent communication / presentation skills and the ability to develop and maintain relationships with senior City contacts.
• Must have 2-3 years’ sales experience in a “demanding” sales environment. This can be from either a recruitment consultant role or other business-to-business sales executive role.
• Ability to handle objections effectively, negotiate and close deals.

If this sounds like the Business Development  opportunity for you, please apply today. For more information please call Sean Curran on 0203 651 0204.

This trainee business development manager vacancy is being handled by Conrad Scott Ltd. Conrad Scott Ltd is a recruitment agency specialising in placing sales executives, trainees and experienced recruitment professionals / business development managers into the recruitment, search and selection industry. Conrad Scott acts as an employment agency and is registered in England and Wales as Conrad Scott Ltd, registered no 7537737.

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