Job Overview

Wigan, England
Job Type
Full Time
£35,000 - £50,000 Per Year
Date Posted
14 days ago

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Job Description

Business Development Manager
£50,000 DOE w/ Uncapped Comms Structure - £75,000 OTE
£5,000 Car Allowance
Guaranteed Comms During First 6 Months
North West

A specialist legal services provider that partner and collaborate with local authorities across England and Wales. We support local authorities to secure compensation from construction baed clients for failures in compliance.

We are the leading industry experts in our field and our no fee model has allowed us to partner with 40+ local authorities, providing an efficient and innovative service that costs our clients nothing and allows them to receive compensation they are entitled to.

Due to expansion we are looking to bring in a tenacious and ambitious Business Development Manager to direct and expand our emerging sales department. This is a business critical role that will see you spearhead our expansion as we launch 5 new legal products and services and will develop to include managerial responsibilities as we recruit additional Business Development Managers

The objective of this role will be to drive new business with local authorities across the UK using proactive business development methods ranging from cold calling to visiting clients and networking. You will seek to persuade clients to use your services and then to build lasting relationships to drive additional business and to introduce new products and services.

We can offer a competitive basic salary, a £5000 car allowance, uncapped and realisticcommission as well as guaranteed commission during your first 6 months whilst you build up your pipeline. We are an ambitious and credible business pioneering services in the legal sector and this is an exciting opportunity for an autonomous role where you can develop your career in a rewarding industry.

Benefits of the role: 

  • Salary - An above market base salary of £50k DOE
  • Earn – We can offer a lucrative and uncapped commission structure measured on the number of clients won and projects closed
  • Location – The office is based in the North West
  • Progression – This is an opportunity to spearhead a sales department and oversee their commercial expansion
  • Flexibility – We can accommodate WFH requirements upon the completion of training
  • Pension – Up to 10% matched pension
  • Holiday – 25 days holiday for you to enjoy

 About you: 

  • Experience: You will have a proven track record in a Senior Business Development role with demonstrable experience of winning new commercial clients and expanding accounts.
  • Sector: All sectors will be considered but experience of selling to local authorities or councils would be advantageous. Experience of selling a legal service would be highly advantageous
  • Knowledge: Knowledge of construction or highways regulations would be advantageous but not required
  • Skills: Experience of driving new business through cold calling is required in addition to strong relationship building skills. An ability to present to senior decision makers and stakeholders is essential as well as the ability to sell a concept
  • Characteristics: Ideally you will be professional and credible in your sales approach. We want an outgoing individual who is ambitious and driven and with the capability to lead other people

Duties of the role 

  • Calling both new and existing clients on the phone
  • Researching construction and housebuilding schemes as well as potential clients
  • Meeting clients face to face
  • Discussing and introducing our services
  • Handling enquiries, overcoming objections and converting leads
  • Managing your ongoing pipeline
  • Persuading local authorities to use our services
  • Managing local authorities and building relationships
  • Winning new projects and schemes
  • Working to KPIs and targets

To discuss this role further or make an introduction then feel free to contact John Nesbitt on or you can e-mail 


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