Datacentreplus – Business Development Manager – Data Centre/Hosting Services Company – Manchester Based - £30-35k base (£45k OTE)
We are looking for a strong Sales Executive/BDM with prior experience of working in and/or selling hosting solutions for a well-established Manchester-based hosting solutions provider with our own data centre.
The ideal candidate will at present be working (or very recently worked) in a Business Development or Senior Sales role at a similar hosting company or technology company, ideally in Manchester. Contacts and industry knowledge is essential.
You will report directly to the Business Director.
For the right candidate, this will be a very rewarding role, with an uncapped commission structure and other bonuses to recognise the input of the candidate in establishing the new services.
Key Responsibility Areas
To identify new business opportunities through a variety of means, including: email marketing, cold calling & external telemarketing.
Calling existing, lapsed and new customers to secure new/additional business.
Attend networking events (*when permissible) to identify and build relationships.
Keep producing a constant flow of outbound sales activity.
Close deals! Mange the order process, from lead conversion to order processing.
Developing and managing sales campaigns.
Ensure sales targets are met.
You will be supported by a marketing team and some inbound leads.
Must be able to demonstrate the following:
Strong understanding of new business sales and hunting new clients.
Successful track record within hosting/data centre/web company (ideally gained in a competitor company).
An understanding of the hosting market, web and cloud solutions, managed services, IT infrastructure.
A basic technical understanding of hosting and data centre technologies.
Have the ability to create a sales plan.
Must be self-motivated and have huge hunger for success.
Must be able to work from home.
Excellent communication skills – be articulate and presentable.
Experience of using a CRM system to track sales.
Excellent self-management skills.
Any candidate with an existing client base will have an advantage over other candidates.
Excellent base salary of up to £35,000 + generous commission (UNCAPPED).
· Flexible hours & generous holidays.
· Early finish Friday
· Free parking on site
Reference ID: BD21.01
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £30,000.00-£35,000.00 per year
Monday to Friday
Our office is covid-safe,
Hosting/Data Centre Sales: 1 year (Required)
No agencies please