Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager

Business Unit: Sales

Location: Manchester – Head Office

Contract Type: Permanent (Full Time)

Salary: Competitive

The Company

Hello Soda is an international big data and text analytics business, headquartered in the heart of Manchester, with offices in Bangkok and Austin. We develop and sell software to businesses which empowers consumers to leverage their digital footprint to gain access to more personalised services, in turn helping businesses to verify identity and increase customer acquisition, reduce fraud, and personalise the user experience.

We are a small but fast-growing integrated team of management, sales, marketing, design, data science, data analytics, and development. Innovation is at the core of what we do, and we are revolutionising the way that social and unstructured data is being utilised across a range of industry verticals.

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The Role

We are looking for a creative, entrepreneurial & self-motivated Business Development Manager to join our dynamic team, based in our UK office. As a member of our team, it will be your job to introduce prospective clients to the benefits of our software solutions; converting leads and building effective long-standing customer relationships. The ideal candidate should have experience running a solution sell using a full 360 sales cycle concentrating on new business, selling to relevant companies within a given sector.

Role Details

  • Expanded customer base in your specific sector
  • Increased number of converted leads
  • Fantastic on-target earnings
  • Opportunity to grow your career
  • Office based Monday & Friday, out-of-office meetings 2 days per week where required

Skills required

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience within SaaS/data solutions sales
  • Proof of experience within a specific sector required. * Experience running a full 360 sales cycle – booking meetings from cold, qualifying the opportunity and closing the deal
  • Ability to run a solution sell using a combination of skills to identify, nurture and manage leads until the point of closing
  • Achieve KPIs and revenue based targets
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Customer service mentality and a passion for sales
  • Run sector specific marketing campaigns to generate leads
  • Thrive in a target-driven environment, perform well under pressure and work well to a structured approach
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Full, clean UK driving license
  • Native-level of fluency in English
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