Our client is one of the UK’s leading Residential Property Auction companies, with an enviable reputation in the industry.
Due to a focused expansion programme and increased business levels, we are looking to recruit a Business Development Manager to be based in the South West area to cover a wide patch including Bristol, Bath, Cheltenham and South Wales.
This exciting and fast paced role is home / field based and will include regular journeys out of area to attend sales meetings.
•To build and successfully manage a network of Estate Agents in the Bristol and surrounding areas who utilise the company’s auction services as a core service within their own businesses
•Developing a business plan, defining key goals and sales targets
•Ensure that the quality of service your clients receive is exceptional
•Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with key staff members within your client network
•Conduct regular training sessions with new and existing partner Estate Agents
•Conduct regular site visits to all partner Estate Agents
•Working closely with your partner Estate Agents to secure properties for auction
•Keeping a close eye on the market, noticing any changes and recognising opportunities
•Expanding and developing the Agent network in your assigned region
•Liaising with the in-house Account Managers to ensure sales volumes are maximised
•Attending and representing the company at the regular live auctions
•Pro-actively dealing with new client enquiries, working towards securing new business
You will have either 3 years experience within Estate Agency or already be an experienced Business Development Manager, with experience of working with and selling into the Estate Agency sector.
You will be a true professional with a passion for the industry, along with a real drive and determination to succeed, you must:
•Have knowledge of the Estate Agency marketplace and ideally property auctions
•Be a self starter, able to set your own diary
•Have a proven sales background, ideally in a role where you have generated your own leads
•Possess strong negotiation and sales skills
•Be of a persuasive nature and have high level of commercial awareness
•A keen eye for detail
•Able to work to sales targets and hit KPI’s
•£20,000 pa to £23,000 pa depending on experience
•Uncapped £40,000 pa OTE
•Excellent long term career prospects