Business Development Assistant

Manchester, Greater Manchester
Dependent on experience
06 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Due to our clients ambitious growth plans we are looking to appoint a Business Development assistant to work within our client’s team in Manchester.

The right candidate will be a confident and dynamic individual with business acumen to work with past, current and potential clients and suppliers to drive the business forward. In addition, you will be responsible for:

• Generating and following up new leads, sales and relationships • Maintaining customer relationships and ensuring customer loyalty through excellent account management • Manage all e-communications including our monthly newsletter • Organising, and delivering company events - on time, within budget and meeting expectations • Setting, communicating and maintaining timelines and priorities on every project • Managing operational and administrative functions to ensure specific projects are delivered efficiently • Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings, planning and preparing presentations and proposals. • Achieving the departments KPI`s • Communicating new offerings to prospective clients and overseeing the development of marketing literature

The successful candidate will,

• Be highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and MailChimp (or similar) • Be able to demonstrate success in building and maintaining relationships with existing and potential clients • Be a self-starter attitude with the ability to work in a dynamic environment. • Have a Degree or equivalent qualification, but a proven background in business development may be considered • Be an outstanding communicator capable of liaising with high-profile clients • Have excellent organisational and time management skills • Have meticulous attention to detail • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills