Business Development Manager recruitment agency listing

A business development manager is required to work with sales staff and other key employees in order to grow existing sales accounts, develop customer relationships and secure new sales opportunities. Their ultimate goal is to maximise a company's revenues through business acumen and the development of client relationships.


Whilst there is no defined pathway into employment as a business development manager, recruitment agencies are usually looking for candidates with direct sales experience in their specific area of expertise. Many existing business development managers worked their way up to their positions via various sales roles. Quality degrees in related subjects are beneficial; however, relevant experience and a proven track record of success are the most important requirements.


The role of a business development manager requires quick thinking, an eye for detail and a proactive approach to achieving targets, and successful candidates will need to demonstrate these attributes to secure the best positions. Candidates will also need to demonstrate a knowledge of current trends in their respective industries, as well as the ability to persuade through effective communication.


Companies in the marketing, IT, manufacturing and retail industries are amongst the biggest employers of business development managers. The demand for experienced personnel in the UK waned somewhat during the financial crisis, but increasing consumer confidence has led to a relatively sudden increase in vacancies for talented motivated and experienced candidates. It is not unusual for large employers such as BAE Systems and Apple to pay business development managers up to £100,000 per year for their services. However, salaries of between £40,000 and £80,000 per year are more common.

 
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  • Looking for exceptional sales talent to drive your business forward? Our inclusive & strategic recruitment service gets results. We don't rely on advertising, the top performers and high achievers are not reading job adverts. Instead we focus all of our time on headhunting talent to engage the very best talent with your brand, and keep you one step ahead of the competition. Strategic sales recruitment, delivered by strategic sales recruiters.
    Coverage UK Wide
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    • 4 Temple Row, Birmingham, West Midlands, B2 5HG
    • The Exchange, 1 St John Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1DD
    • The Cunard, Water Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 1TS
    • 1 Warwick Row, London, Greater London, SW1E 5ER
    • Imperial Court, 2 Exchange Quay, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M5 3EB
  • Sourcing Sales personnel with the attitude and innovative personality needed to succeed in the industry, Charter Selection has the resources and screening processes in place to supply the best staff in the market. From Sales Directors to Sales Managers and Field Sales Staff, our consultative approach will guarantee a selective list of reliable professionals who will thrive in your business. We specialise in London but have offices nationwide.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Charter Selection Head Office, Winston House, 2 Dollis Park, London, Finchley, N3 1HF
  • Best sales recruitment agency finalist at the 2009 National Sales Awards - we have been at the centre of UK sales recruitment since 1991. Sales vacancies will require passionate and driven candidates, qualities which we reflect in the service we provide to you.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 3 Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 3EB
    • Suites 1a and 2a, 12 22 West Street, Cheam, Surrey, Epsom, KT18 7RG
  • Specialists in the recruitment of Sales and Marketing personnel at all levels from Trainee to Senior Manager. Established in 1994 we have successfully placed over 4000 candidates across the UK in permanent sales and marketing vacancies. Testimonials and recommendations can be provided from existing clients on request. We will normally be able to negotiate an introductory offer for any new clients, so please call us for more information.
    Coverage Nationwide
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    • Marfords, Cheshire, Bromborough, CH63 0JP
    • Eaton Place, 114 Washway Road, Manchester, Sale, M33 7RF
    • St James Court, Wilderspool Causeway, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 6PS
    • 15 Queen Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS28AJ
    • Halifax House, 14-15 Frederick Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 1JD
    • St James's Square, London, SW1Y 4JS
    • 272 Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G2 4JR
    • St Nicholas House, 31-34 High Street, Bristol, Avon, BS1 2AW
  • We are a specialist UK Sales Recruitment Agency. We have successfully placed sales professionals into a wide range of industries, dealing with SMEs through to blue chip companies for over 10 years. We have extensive experience recruiting for a range of sectors including, Construction , Engineering, Finance, IT & Telecomms, Manufacturing, Plastics, Printing, Media amongst many others. We are dedicated to providing the highest level of service.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Imex Business Centre, 432 Dewsbury Road, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS11 7DF
  • Wild Recruitment comprehensively covers the Sales sector, sourcing quality candidates in areas including Telecoms, Industrial Supplies and Insurance Sales. We have a specialist knowledge of the Hampshire and Dorset market and use social media and our own expanding database to find the best Account Directors, Sales Executives and Business Development Managers. We use all of our years of collective experience to provide a service unique to you.
    Coverage Hampshire and Dorset
    • 46-48 Arundel Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 1NL
    • 2-4 Wimborne Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2BU
    • Unit 7, Linford Forum, Rockingham Drive, Linford Wood, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK14 6LY
  • Willow Hudson are the Sales and Marketing recruitment specialists. With offices in the North East and London, we provide recruitment and talent management services to organisations globally. Sector specialisms includes Professional Services and Technology & Software and Freight Forwarding and 3PL.
    Coverage UK
    • One Canada Square\r\n, Canary Wharf, Canary Whard, London, E14 5DY
    • St Peter's Gate, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR6 0AN
  • With over 70 years experience in recruitment, Recruit Mint understand that a perfect match between candidate and post is as important as any business plan. Whether you're in the commercial, technical or industrial sectors, we go the extra mile to find the right fit - which means less time wasted and better staff retention. With offices in Peterborough and Huntingdon, improving lives is our goal, for the employer and the jobseeker.
    Coverage 60 mile radius of Peterborough
    • 118 Culley Court, Orton Southgate, Peterborough, Cambs, PE2 6WA
    • 5 High Street, Huntingdon, Cambs, PE29 3TE
  • From senior director level to more junior within finance, HR, marketing, sales, customer service and administration our Office and Contact Centre service is geared towards matching candidates with opportunities which precisely suit their capabilities. We have an established pedigree within the sector and our specialist teams are well qualified to advise and assist your career development.
    Coverage UK wide
    19 Offices Nationwide
  • WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT? OUR VALUES SET THE STANDARD. After 38 years of Sales recruitment we know it is the people who change the performance of organisations. Our expertise lies within specialist sectors of the Permanent Recruitment Market because of this we have an undiluted approach. YOUR BUSINESS IS UNIQUE, SO WHY COMPROMISE?
    Coverage East Anglia, Home Counties and South East
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    • Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7SX
    • Bury ST Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 2AA
    • Unit 3, 47 Knightsdale Road, Suffolk, Ipswich, IP1 4JJ
    • Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 4EH
    • Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 0BU
    • Stansted, Essex, CM24 1RW
    • Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0AA
    • Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JL
    • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB10 1HH
    • Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7QA
  • Do you want to deal with a Scottish recruitment agency that relishes a challenge? Connect Appointments has almost forty years of experience, and we'd love to help you find your next superstar salesperson. Whether you're looking for a Business Development Manager or a Property Lister, we can bring them to you ready to hit the ground running. We don't just throw anyone at you - because we prefer to match each and every appointment. Try us today.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 19 Shairps Business Park, Houston Road, Houston Industrial Estate, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 5FD
    • 200 Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G2 4HG
  • Specialist Sales & Business Development recruitment agency covering a wide range of disciplines. Special rates for first time customers and a level of support second to none.
    Coverage UK and Republic of Ireland
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    • Europa House, Gemini Business Park, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 7XR
    • Mead House, 49 High Street, Surrey, Egham, TW20 9EW
    • BMS Ireland, 118 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 1, Dublin 2, Dublin
    • Unit 5, Riverstone Court, Middlemarch Office Park, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 4FJ
    • BMS Scotland, Strathclyde, Bellshill, ML4 3NQ
    • 60 Lombard Street, London, Bank, EC3V 9EA
    • Unit 1, Brook Office Park, Emersons Green, Bristol, Avon, BS16 7FL
  • Reuben Sinclair is a specialist recruitment consultancy. We're experts in Sales, Marketing, PR & Digital recruitment. Our approach is based on quality. We don't focus on sending employers as many candidates as possible; we only send the best candidates that are the best fit for the organisation. For candidates, we are with you every step from writing your CV to handling your resignation, we will makes sure you're on the best path possible.
    Coverage London and home counties
    • 18 King William Street, London, Greater London, EC4N 7BP
  • An important part of any commercial operations, the Sales industry has the potential to make or break a business. As a result, Buchan and London believe it is important that we only offer enthusiastic and competent candidates from our nationwide database and job boards. The Sales sector covers a wide variety of roles and we recruit for all levels and salaries, including Sales Managers and Media Sales staff.
    Coverage UK WIDE
    • Suite 4, Auction House, Market Place, Essex, Abridge, RM4 1UA

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