Business Development Manager

  • Member
  • Bullimores Plant Hire
  • Location
  • Corby, Northamptonshire
  • Salary & Benefits
  • £22,000 - £26,000 per annum depending on the candidate
  • Job Description
  • Bullimores are a long-established business supplying Plant Hire, Skip Hire & Aggregates across Eastern England, and the Home Counties. The Plant Hire business was opened in the 1980s and we pride ourselves on providing a great service with great equipment to ensure the customer comes back to us time and time again.

    We are looking to hire a graduate who is looking for a position in sales, working from our offices in Corby, Northamptonshire. Someone that shares our vision of being customer orientated to gain new business & help achieve sales targets for our depot network. The Business Development Manager’s responsibilities include making telephone calls and sending email follow-ups to build relationships from a database of potential clients, as well as maintaining an accurate record of all calls made and received. You should also be able to liaise with the appropriate departments to ensure the customer experience is first class.

    To be successful as a Business Development Manager, you should be persuasive and able to work with an existing experienced team. Ultimately, you will build your own portfolio of accounts and a good performing BDM should be able to follow sales scripts as well as demonstrate exceptional communication, negotiation, and customer service skills. Full Product Training as well as coaching & mentoring with a clear career path is offered.


    • Calling potential customers from supplied data to persuade them to hire our equipment.
    • Accurately recording details of potential customers’ conversations and emails.
    • Liaise with Depot teams on availability and pricing.
    • Generating other lines of potential business from Social Media.
    • Developing and sustaining solid relationships with customers to encourage repeat business.
    • Developing in-depth knowledge of our products and services to make suitable recommendations based on customers' needs and preferences.
    • Continually meeting and exceeding daily and monthly targets with respect to call volume and sales.
    • Reporting through a standard excel spreadsheet and in time recording the information on our CRM system

    Candidate Requirements

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications • Strong Negotiation & consultative sales skills
    • Excellent Organisational skills
    • A knowledge of Linkedin and how it can benefit businesses
    • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of an existing team
    • Effective communication skills
    • Exceptional customer service skills
    • Graduate standard of education is preferred

    Bullimores is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from any potential employee regardless of their age, gender, race, disability, or religious beliefs. Salary offering is £22,000 - £26,000 depending on the candidate and subject to a successful probation period. In the first instance please email CV with a cover letter to Oscar Bullimore using the links provided.