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Head of Business Development

Location: Yeovil

Type: Permanent

Pay: £45,000

Sector: Supervisory & Management

Reference: RB21761

Expiry: None

Consultant: Vicki Griffin

Office: Yeovil


Are you an experienced IT and sales specialist looking a new and exciting challenge?

Do you want to instrumental in helping a business grow and develop?

Are you flexible with travelling between Somerset and London?

If so please read on…

Red Berry Recruitment are currently looking to recruit a Head of Business Development to cover the South West of England and London. Our client provides a range of exciting IT Services to various professional services based in Somerset, London and the rest of the world. 

The company has grown quickly over the last couple of years and their ambition is to continue that expansion. This is a senior role and your main focus will be on increasing the MRR (monthly recurring revenue) by selling IT Managed Services.

Creating new business sales will be the priority for this role with a focus on regulated sectors such as Insurance, Financial Services and Legal.

As a senior member of our client’s close knit team you will have the opportunity to be a big part of their business, and be integral to the success and further growth. 

To succeed in this role, you will have an excellent understanding and appreciation of various sales processes within a professional services business and have a real desire to build meaningful, long term relationships with customers.

What you’ll be doing:

You’ll be responsible for our new business efforts. This will include:

  • Proactively looking for referrals from their existing clients.
  • Actively targeting new prospects in their target markets, insurance, financial services, legal and accounting.
  • Promoting, running and hosting learning events such as breakfast briefings for new prospects.
  • Running the sales process for your opportunities from start to finish.
  • Ensuring that the pipeline is healthy in the short and long term
  • Weekly reporting to the business.
  • Working with the management team to refine and improve the sales strategy.

Professional Experience

Must have:

  • Professional services background (selling IT services)
  • Track record of successful sales performance with both existing and new clients
  • Track record of winning new business in the SME space.

About you:

  • Experienced sales professional who takes your craft seriously.
  • Team-orientated.
  • Structured and organised.
  • Attention to detail (ability to recognise that the client’s experience of the sales process directly impacts their perception of service quality)
  • Good written English
  • Creative
  • Credibility at board level.
  • Self-motivated and positive.

The package:

  • Basic salary up to £45,000 + up to £20,000 OTE
  • 22 days’ holiday (plus 8 bank holidays)
  • Earn additional holiday and benefits as your period of service with us grows
  • Pension scheme

And loads more!

If you feel this is the role for you please email [email protected]

The Red Berry team always review and process job applications swiftly as possible. However due to the high volume of CVs that we receive online, we regrettably are not always able to respond to every applicant individually. If you’ve not heard from us within 7 working days, unfortunately on this occasion your application has not been successful.

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