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    Up to £28000 per annum + 35k OTE

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    Pasher Prazsky

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    about 2 months ago

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    14 December 2023

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Business Development Manager

Up to £28k basic

Hybrid role - 3 days a week working from home

Yolk Recruitment are working on behalf of one of Cardiff's leading insurance providers to recruit for a Business Development Manager. You will be responsible for driving new business activity through a panel of existing financial advisers. The company provides a brilliant software platform which offers regulated financial advisers access to a range of general insurance products.

This company are extremely well known in Cardiff and have won several awards, they are a social orientated company that really care about their staff. The majority of people you will be speaking to will be familiar with the company and your role will be discussing the benefits with them and building relationships to build a pipeline for the future.

The ideal candidate will be from a financial or insurance background and have a proven track record in sales. You will be working 2 days per week in the office and 3 days per week at home.

What are the responsibilities as a Business Development Manager?

  • Undertake telephone-based sales campaigns, making existing phone calls to new and existing businesses.
  • Hit and exceed set targets for outbound and inbound telephone sales and account engagement calls.
  • You will be targeted on new broker sign ups, quotes sent, sales & conversion rate.
  • Perform outbound account relationship management, building rapport with existing and new financial advice firms and businesses via the telephone.
  • Be responsible for winning new financial advice firms and businesses through outbound telephony activity,
  • Deliver Webinar/Web demonstration-based sales presentations and training to target firms.
  • Work with the National Sales Manager to support external activity with telephone-based promotion and follow up.

What skills/ experience do I need?

For this Business Development Manager role, we are looking for someone who has worked within the financial industry or within a regulated environment.

  • Somone from ex financial services ideally (not essential)
  • Previous and demonstrable experience of working in a telephone-based sales role and hitting/exceeding set targets.
  • Great work ethic, with a hunger to learn.
  • Telephone account management/relationship building related activity.
  • Previous use of a CRM system to manage day-to-day activity.
  • Skills as an influencer.
  • A results orientated mind-set.
  • Planning and organisational skills.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Highly motivated and self-starter.

What are the benefits?

  • Salary of up to £28k
  • Uncapped OTE of £5,000 - £10,000 a year
  • 25 days holiday + BH
  • Hybrid role
  • An extra day off for your birthday.
  • A colleague profit share scheme.
  • Funding for professional qualifications.
  • Access to Perk Box for big brand discounts.

How to Apply

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.

Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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