Business Development Director

Salary: Competitive package Location: London

Our client, a leader in the prepaid industry is seeking a Sales Director. Based in London, they are looking for a well experienced team manager who can also drive new business sales. This is a great opportunity to join a well established business and work directly with senior board level. You will be a strategic thinker who can motivate a sales team and generate new commercial relationships. Ideally you will have direct payments industry experience. Knowledge of the prepaid industry is also preferred.

The role:

  • Identify and develop the company’s selling propositions and services
  • Research potential new markets and customers to ensure a robust pipeline of business
  • Drive business revenue to achieve maximum growth.
  • Create the business development strategy and drive new business.
  • Take ownership of the management of the sales and marketing teams including setting targets and KPI’s
  • Provide market feedback on research undertaken regarding competitive offerings and product development ideas.
  • You will travel across Europe to meet potential clients
  • You will be responsible for keeping up to date with industry products and services.
  • Networking with industry professionals and stakeholders.
  • You will monitor customer satisfaction with existing clients to ensure continued business relationships
  • To implement a new CRM system
  • To undertake training and mentoring to staff members.

The requirements:

  • You will have a proven track record of securing new business and experience of managing staff
  • Demonstrable experience in reaching sales targets
  • You will need excellent networking and negotiating skills
  • Excellent communication both in written and verbal format.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Strong marketing skills.
  • Minimum of 5 years proven experience working in a senior marketing and business development role.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or a related field is preferred
  • IT literate in MS Office required
  • Payments Industry experience preferably in prepaid

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