Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager

Closing: 07/05/2021

Position: Permanent

Hours: Full-time

Salary: £24,000-£30,000

Reference: Datacentreplus

Address: Manchester, UK

Job Description

  • Business Development Manager - Full-time
    Datacentreplus – Business Development Manager – Data Centre/Hosting Services Company – Manchester Based - up to £50k OTE (UNCAPPED)

    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 £30,000 + generous commission (UNCAPPED).

    Up to £50,000 OTE

    Reference ID: BD10.04
    Related keywords: business development manager, sales, sales manager, manager, business development

    COVID-19 considerations:
    Covid-safe office.

    Reference ID: BD.10.04

    Expected Start Date: 03/05/2021

    Job Type: Permanent

    Salary: £24,000.00-£30,000.00 per year

    Additional pay:

    • Bonus scheme
    • Commission pay
    • Performance bonus
    • Quarterly bonus
    • Yearly bonus


    • Bike to work scheme
    • Casual dress
    • Company pension
    • Flexible schedule
    • On-site parking
    • Sick pay


    • 8 hour shift

    COVID-19 considerations:
    Covid-safe office.


    • Data Centre or IT sales: 1 year (required)

    Work remotely:

    • No

    COVID-19 precaution(s):

    • Remote interview process
    • Social distancing guidelines in place
    • Virtual meetings
    • Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in place

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