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Downtown in Business are looking for a brilliant, ambitious salesperson to join our team to work across different sectors recruiting businesses across the Northern Powerhouse to join the fastest growing business organisation in the country. We work hard, have fun and reward accordingly. We are the business club with influence and have earned a reputation as one of the most influential, effective business group in the North of England and the West Midlands.

The ideal candidate will have previous sales experience, hardworking, driven, and hungry for success.

The Role

  • Manage the generation of new business, to maximise sales and profit and meet/exceed assigned sales targets and objectives
  • Identify new opportunities to increase sales to existing members
  • Building and maintaining strong, long-lasting customer relationships with members
  • Record all contact notes in company CRM and manage members and prospects pipeline in the CRM
  • Work with colleagues to deliver joined-up member/prospect service levels
  • Attend networking events
  • Monthly reporting to Directors

About you

  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to quickly build lasting relationships
  • Confident with a sense of humour
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Professional approach and appearance
  • Self-motivated, focussed, and proactive
  • Team player
  • Able to work off own initiative and hit the ground running.
  • Full Clean UK Drivers Licence, own transport

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £25,00 – £30,000 per year

Closing Date: 01/09/2021

Email your CV to sarah.wilcox@downtowninbusiness.com

Salary £40,000 plus commission OTE £55K

Reporting to Director for Business Growth  

We are looking for an outgoing, ambitious, organised, dynamic individual, with a great track record in sales to join our growing team.

During the past twelve months DIB has seen a record growth in membership and we are looking to continue that momentum into 2022 as we expand the Downtown brand into new areas of the country.

We are seeking an experienced, customer facing, new business, salesperson who can create leads and close deals across the Northwest of England. 

Although you will be situated in our Liverpool city centre office, you will operate across the region and also cover Cheshire, and Lancashire.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has the ability to drive membership sales, wants to work for a growing company with the chance of promotion and progression, and who wants to belong to a team that works hard, plays hard and have one another’s backs.

Working from home is not an option unless Boris locks us all down again! 

The role:

  • To sell DIB membership packages to high growth, entrepreneurial companies across the Northwest of England.
    To attend and help populate the DIB events programme in Liverpool, Lancashire, and Cheshire.
    Contribute to the updating and management of the CRM system
    General business administration.

Who we’re looking for:

You must…

Work hard.
Be able to have a laugh.
Be a confident communicator with an excellent telephone manner.
Be happy to work flexibly, with early morning starts and late nights occasionally.
Have experience and a track record of selling B2B.
Excellent customer service and relationship management skills.

Be confident with communicating with high- level clients.

Have experience with Microsoft office (particularly excel).
Be a team player. We don’t tolerate Dickheads.
Be able hit targets.
Have a driving license and your own means of transport

Applications for this position must be in by 5pm, the 29th of October 2021. If applying, please send a CV and cover letter directly to chris.mckenna@downtowninbusiness.com

Applications without a cover letter will not be accepted.

If you have any queries regarding this job role you can call on 0844 755 0127

Among the companies who support DIB are Argent, Avison Young, Bruntwood, Capital & Centric, Chester Racecourse, Conlon Construction, Deloitte, Everton Football Club, Hilton Hotels, Kennedy’s Law, Kier, Laing O Rourke, Malmaison, Morgan Sindall, OBI, Park Regis, Peel, Queb Residential, RDPR, Sedulo, Soho Estates, Urban Splash, the Grand Hotel and many more. 

SALARY: £30K PER ANNUM

WHAT IS THE ROLE

The purpose of this role is to drive and develop the online offering for Downtown in Business (DIB). This includes overseeing all marketing activities with a particular focus on the online sales and digital marketing strategy.

It also involves seeking new opportunities for online and offline marketing campaigns, selling advert space in a regular printed magazine and leading on the expansion of DIB’s online reach.

This role will see you working closely with all other areas of the business to ensure a collaborative and joined up approach to the overall DIB goals and planned, executed and achieved.

THE MAIN OBJECTIVES

  • Liaise and network with a range of stakeholders including customers, colleagues, suppliers and partner organisations.
  • Develop sales and marketing strategies and campaigns and ensure the effective delivery via the most relevant route to market.
  • Responsible for delivery of the marketing and sponsorship budget including forecasted growth in web sales to pre-determined cost per acquisition by brand.
  • Maintain and grow knowledge of target market and audience and be responsive to their changing needs.
  • Ensure that knowledge of the landscape of marketing is up-to-date and relevant to allow proactive marketing.
  • Monitor competitor activities.
  • Monitor and collect statistical information and analyse in order to determine the success of campaigns. Report findings to the relevant persons and or departments.
  • Liaise with relevant internal departments to create and develop content for marketing materials such as brochures, videos, adverts and online marketing campaigns.
  • Assist with the production of regular digital newsletters.
  • Assist with the production of quarterly magazine DQ.
  • Identify and assist with selling advertising space in quarterly magazine DQ.
  • Represent the brand at networking events and meetings and ensure brand integrity is maintained at all times.
  • Participate in Downtown in Business’ Performance Review and Development Scheme.
  • Be able to work flexibly and diligently at all times.
  • Participate in Downtown in Business’ Performance Review and Development Scheme.
  • Any other reasonable duties as may be required for the proper execution of this role.

It is important to note that this job description is a guide to the work you will be required to undertake.  It may be changed from time to time to meet employment requirements.

If applying, please send a CV and cover letter directly to chris.wilcox@downtowninbusiness.com.

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