Business Development Manager

Salary: Competitive

Hours: Full Time 37.5 Hours

Duration: Permanent

Location: Bristol (Temple Meads)

About the role

We have a new and exciting opportunity for a business development manager to be the driving force behind generating new sales leads and introducing new energy services and products to business, portfolio, and residential customers. This is a key role in driving the next phase of growth for Bristol Energy.

Some of your key accountabilities will be:

  • Generating new leads and researching and developing new opportunities with business, portfolio and residential customers to sell Bristol Energy’s value added energy services

  • Working with residential and business customers of all shapes and sizes to better understand needs and feed this insight into our proposition development process

  • Working with our operational teams to develop new products and services to enhance our core retail activity

  • Trialling and selling new and innovative products direct to our customers

  • Planning and preparing presentations and pitches for our business, portfolio and residential customers

  • Assisting with the development and prioritisation of business wide sales targets, managing sales pipelines and delivering sustainable growth

  • Delivering supporting propositions and operational readiness through working closely with internal and external stakeholders within our partners and other third parties

  • Informing contract development

About you

You must have:

  • A demonstrable track record of success within business development or sales roles

  • Drive and motivation to get out and about and show that people and customers are at the heart of what we do

  • Experience in creating new win-win relationships and seeing deals through to completion

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively influence at all levels of the organisation

  • Experience in dealing with internal and external stakeholders and an ability to build and maintain effective relationships

  • The ability to adapt to the changing nature of the business and industry with an innovative approach

You will ideally have:

  • Experience gained within the energy or wider utilities industry with an understanding of the future energy landscape

  • Existing relationships with the Bristol or South West business community

  • Miller Heiman Blue/Gold sheet experience

Application details

Please submit your CV with a short covering letter to [email protected] with the job title in the subject field