We Are Hiring

Business Development Manager

Job Description

Cannon Fire Protection is a rapidly growing business in the fire protection sector. We keep our services in-house using directly employed labor within our Installation and Service departments.

As a result of our growth, we are looking to recruit a number of Business Development Managers across the UK. You will be focused on supporting fire industry trade users, providing turnkey solutions for fire suppression and passive fire.

You will be expected to generate new leads and develop existing customer relationships as we continue to grow our market share.

Any Location
Job Type:
Full Time
License :
Full Driving Licence

Responsibilities & Experience

  • Identify key potential customers and ensure introductions are made

  • Research and identify new sales opportunities through multiple prospecting techniques– including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, partnerships, products and services – or new ways of reaching existing markets

  • Have a good understanding of the businesses’ products and services and be able to advise others about them

  • Deliver presentations on the businesses security products & services

  • Communicate and explore/develop Sales leads with existing and potential new clients

  • Understand the needs of your customers and be able to respond effectively with a plan of how to meet these

  • Targeting of clients across all sectors to win new business

  • Be customer facing through visiting and ‘virtual’ meetings

  • Effective networking with potential customers

  • Work closely with the Senior Leadership team to identify opportunities to expand the business with both current and prospective customers

  • Attend seminars, conferences and events where appropriate

  • Carry out sales forecasts and analysis and present your findings to Senior Management/the Board of Directors

  • Previous background as a Business Development Manager/Sales Manager/Account Manager within the Fire or the Security sector would be ideal

  • Excellent Sales and negotiation skills

  • Tenacity and drive to seek new business and meet or exceed targets

  • Good business sense, results focused and a sense of urgency

  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills for building and developing relationships with clients

  • An excellent telephone manner for making initial contact and for ongoing communication with customers and business associates

  • Team working skills and a collaborative approach to work

  • Good planning and organisational skills

  • IT skills, including the use of spreadsheets

  • The ability to motivate yourself and set your own goals

  • Be part of a team and positively contribute

  • Based from home but regional travel to meet customers

What's On Offer
  • Competitive base salary
  • Achievable commission scheme with the end of year bonus
  • Car or car allowance
  • Pension
  • Laptop/mobile phone
  • Opportunity for career development

How to apply for the role

To apply for this job please send a copy of both your CV and cover letter to
[email protected]