Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager

Closing: 02/04/2021

Position: Permanent

Hours: Full-time

Salary: £30,000-£35,000

Reference: Datacentreplus

Address: Manchester, UK

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.

Key Skills

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.

Others skills/experience:

  • 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).

£45,000 OTE

Other Perks:

  • · 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

COVID-19 considerations:

Our office is covid-safe,


  • Hosting/Data Centre Sales: 1 year (Required)

Work remotely:

  • Yes

    No agencies please