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Business Development Manager

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    £50k-£70k basic plus attractive incentives/financial rewards

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    Michelle Brightly

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    13 days ago

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    Michelle Brightly

​Role: Business Development Manager

Salary: £50-£70k basic plus attractive incentives/financial rewards

Job Status: Permanent/Full-Time

Location: Barnes, London

Vacancy Reference: VR/05095

Role Description:

Bridge Recruitment are currently networking for a Business Development Manager to join the Team of one of our clients, a forward-thinking, customer-focused business who has grown significantly over the years, and are looking to expand further. As Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for proactively building relationships with new clients as well as nurturing existing ones as part of the BD Team. The ideal Business Development Manager will ideally have experience in a similar role with an FM background with excellent customer service skills but there is consideration for someone with a strong and stable track record in sales, regardless of Industry. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing company as be a part of their future successes within cleaning and FM.


  • Build and maintain strong relationships with new clients, ensuring the pipeline of new business is constantly evolving

  • Adopt a proactive attitude, contacting potential clients via telephone and being confident in cold calling and following up on initial calls

  • Find the most cost effective service solution for the client

  • Research new innovations within the industry, being mindful of competitor activities

  • Support the management and updating of the company's CRM database

  • Liaise with relevant Teams to propose new business ideas that can benefit the company and its clients

  • Help to create solutions based outcomes for clients, providing excellent customer service


  • Experience in a sales environment within FM - although strong training will be provided

  • Able to multitask

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Strong written communication and numeracy skills are important

  • IT skills and knowledge of necessary software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • An excellent understanding of the sales process

  • Intention to succeed

  • Financially motivated

  • Team player

  • Demonstrable proven track record