Business Development Manager (Bristol Region)

Job Description

Job Title: Business Development Manager (Bristol Region)

Salary: £30,000 + Uncapped Bonus

Location: Bristol Region


Our client, a well-established and well known commercial waste management company, is currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager (B2B) to join their motivated sales team on a permanent basis to further drive the company’s success in the Bristol area.



  • Competitive Commission Structure
  • Company car
  • Fuel card
  • Company phone
  • Company tablet
  • Dynamic working environment


As a Business Development Manager you will be responsible for seeking and converting new opportunities from companies within the wider Bristol area from first contact through to closing the sale. This role is predominantly field-based, with company car and fuel card provided.


As a commercial waste company, our client is ideally looking for candidates with existing knowledge and experience within the industry.


To apply for the Business Development Manager role, you should have a proven track record in field-based business to business sales. You will be confident to carry out cold calling activity, door knocking, appointment setting and attending client meetings to discuss service and product options with them. The Business Development Manager will have a target-driven approach, with the ability to maximise and close sales.


Key Responsibilities:

Cold calling prior to and after appointments

Calling in face to face on pipeline customers

Deal with enquiries and increases to service within an hour of receiving them

Make phone calls to make your own appointments to fill up your calendar

Attend appointments, complete all paperwork and submit to Head Office

Prepare tomorrow’s cold calling – what postcodes are you in, are there any industrial estates you need to go on or revisit. What is around the area of your appointments?

Prepare tomorrow’s pipeline face to face follow ups and calls

Ensure all pipeline quotes have a live follow update

Ensure you update the portal with notes each and every time you have a communication with the customer


Essential Skills: 

B2B sales – field-based

Cold calling experience

Excellent listening and negotiation skills

Team player

Strong customer focus

Time management

Ability to work under pressure and deliver to deadlines

Adaptability and flexibility

Excellent communication both internally and externally at all levels

Good organisation and planning skills

Ability to build and maintain effective and positive working relationships with both internal and external customers



Unfortunately, due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 48 hours please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies.



We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.


We are acting on behalf of the client as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.




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Posted: 15/03/2024

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