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Business Development Lead in Cardiff (Caerdydd), Wales

Cardiff (Caerdydd), Wales
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7 Sep 2017
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About the Role:

Business Development Lead, Cardiff

The Business Development Lead’s role priority is to assist the company acquire new customers and sell additional products or solutions to existing ones. In doing so, the BD lead would be building the company network and contacts within the healthcare sector in UK and other places in the world

This requires envisioning the company’s service offerings as a web-based and mobile applications business, leading implementation of web/mobile applications, and planning for risk and growth.


• Three month trial followed by permanent job, Full time role based in Cardiff

• £30k - £45k per annum

• Flexible working based on results not clock-in-clock-out time keeping

• Exceptionally fun and talented teammates in UK and MENA

• Open, inclusive environment where your ideas count and make a difference


The business development leas has three primary responsibilities:

1. Identifying and acquire new sales leads

2. Pitching products and/or services

3. Maintaining fruitful relationships with existing customers

When it comes to generating leads, day-to-day duties typically include:

• Researching organisations and individuals online (especially on social media) to identify new leads and potential new markets

• Researching the needs of other companies and learning who makes decisions about purchasing

• Contacting potential clients via email or phone to establish rapport and set up meetings

• Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives

• Attending conferences, meetings, and industry events

When it comes to the challenge of actually selling, other typical duties include:

• Preparing PowerPoint presentations, sales displays and other marketing material

• Contacting clients to inform them about new developments in the company’s products

• Developing quotes and proposals

• Negotiating and renegotiating by phone, email, and in person

• Developing sales goals for the company and ensuring they are met

• Training personnel and helping team members develop their skills

To keep healthy relationships with clients, this mostly requires socialisation. So from simple chats on the phone to lunches and events or conferences business development managers must be sure to keep their customers happy. Of course, as with all office jobs, documentation is also a big part of the work. Business development professionals are also obligated to write reports and provide feedback to upper management about what is and is not working.


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