Business Development Manager

Posted 25 May 2023
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLeadership & General Management

Job Description

A newly established, cash-rich, hyper-growth aviation business is looking to bolster their commercial function. The ideal profile is going to be a hungry new business hunter, who is keen to get stuck in to a high energy, fast-paced sales environment offering a clear path for achievable progression.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Pitching and closing deals with prospective partners, by phone and face to face meetings
  • Managing the relationship for new partners to ensure smooth on-boarding and referrals.
  • Provide accurate forecasting of expected sales volume
  • Ensure adherence to company wide sales methodology and sales administration processes
  • Be involved in the recruitment and on-boarding of new team members.

Key Skills/Requirements:

  • A track record of successfully hunting for and winning business
  • Aviation experience and network would be an advantage
  • First-class communication skills
  • Demonstrable ability to mentor, coach and develop people
  • Skilled negotiator, able to build and leverage relationships at senior levels within other organisations
  • Fluent English essential, Any other languages are very desirable!