An experienced Business Development Manager is needed to join the team of this leading professional body for finance staff in healthcare in Bristol working in a hybrid working model.
They are the professional body for the healthcare finance profession where members get practical resources, insightful thought leadership, support with personal growth and CPD and access to an influential network.
This is an exciting opportunity to further develop your career within a growing membership organisation supporting NHS finance professionals!
About the Role
This is a new business hunting role suited to candidates looking to gain rewards and recognition for their high performance. You will be working in a flat structure environment where contribution, ideas and drive are the keys to success.
This role is suited to a professional who is looking for a new business role which would grow towards account management. It is a solution-based sales role working with Senior Marketing professionals to help them develop targeted media solutions.
As a member of the business development team, you should be an excellent communicator and facilitator. You should have the capability to propose concise, complete and compelling media campaigns to their customers which deliver real business value to them and the NHS.
Identify and target market segments and companies
Understand the challenges your prospects are experiencing in healthcare
Promote their members
Develop, match and sell existing and new media packages and strategies for your clients that will provide them and their members with a positive outcome
Account management and growing new business accounts – the ultimate goal is to turn them into key accounts which you will be responsible for
Take customer projects through to conclusion and ensure all services purchased are delivered to a high standard
Regularly assess what the competition is doing and think about ways the company could enhance and improve its existing offering
Attend their internal events and external events
Attend face to face meetings all around the UK
Previous experience selling a number of solutions and recommending the most appropriate ones to your customers
Approachable, inspires trust and good team spirit
Forward looking, quick thinker
A good understanding of the NHS landscape is highly desirable
A degree or equivalent is preferred
Proven track record of new business success with a demonstrable range of wins to highlight
Good all-round education
Demonstrable experience in achieving and exceeding challenging revenue goals and targets
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a confident telephone manner
Results and process orientated
Ability to negotiate, influence and persuade others
A high level of energy, enthusiasm, and drive to succeed
Able to focus and is unlikely to get side tracked by peripheral items
Can master technical subjects
Likes being in the thick of the action
Degree or equivalent preferred
Excellent bonus scheme
Annual leave: 27 days plus bank, special and statutory holidays – 30 days after 5 years of employment
Pension scheme: 11% employer 6% employee – defined contribution scheme
Hybrid working combining home and office in Bristol
Regular travel to client meetings will be required – mainly London
Life Assurance: twice salary
Free/subsidised gym membership