Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager – Data Centre/Hosting Services Company – Manchester Based – up to £50k OTE (UNCAPPED)

We are looking for a strong Sales Executive/BDM with prior experience of working in and/or selling hosting solutions for a well-established Manchester-based hosting solutions provider with our own data centre.

The ideal candidate will at present be working (or very recently worked) in a Business Development or Senior Sales role at a similar hosting company or technology company, ideally in Manchester. Contacts and industry knowledge is essential.

You will report directly to the Business Director.

For the right candidate, this will be a very rewarding role, with an uncapped commission structure and other bonuses to recognise the input of the candidate in establishing the new services.

Key Responsibility Areas

· To identify new business opportunities through a variety of means, including: email marketing, cold calling & external telemarketing.

· Calling existing, lapsed and new customers to secure new/additional business.

· Attend networking events (*when permissible) to identify and build relationships.

· Keep producing a constant flow of outbound sales activity.

· Close deals! Manage the order process, from lead conversion to order processing.

· Developing and managing sales campaigns.

· Ensure sales targets are met.

You will be supported by a marketing team and some inbound leads.

Key Skills

Must be able to demonstrate the following:

· Strong understanding of new business sales and hunting new clients.

· Successful track record within hosting/data centre/web company (ideally gained in a competitor company).

· An understanding of the hosting market, web and cloud solutions, managed services, IT infrastructure.

· A basic technical understanding of hosting and data centre technologies.

· Have the ability to create a sales plan.

· Must be self-motivated and have huge hunger for success.

· Must be able to work from home.

Others skills/experience:

· Excellent communication skills – be articulate and presentable.

· Experience of using a CRM system to track sales.

· Excellent self-management skills.

Any candidate with an existing client base will have an advantage over other candidates.


Excellent base salary of up to £30,000 + generous commission (UNCAPPED).

Up to £50,000 OTE

Reference ID: BD10.04
Related keywords: business development manager, sales, sales manager, manager, business development

COVID-19 considerations:

Covid-safe office.

Reference ID: BD.10.04

Expected Start Date: 03/05/2021

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £24,000.00-£30,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Commission pay
  • Performance bonus
  • Quarterly bonus
  • Yearly bonus


  • Bike to work scheme
  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay


  • 8 hour shift


  • Data Centre or IT sales: 1 year (required)

Work remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in place

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