Business Development Manager / Sales Manager – Foreign Exchange


Job Title: Business Development Manager – Foreign Exchange

Location: Manchester

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full time, Permanent

The Company, the UK’s largest independent invoice finance specialist and a trusted provider of funding solutions to over 7,000 businesses, are currently looking for a Business Development Executive to join the team in their Manchester office.

Why them?

They believe in three things; their Colleagues, their Clients and the Contribution they make. Their ‘three Cs’ are at the heart of everything they do, with colleagues always coming first.

As a Times Top 100 Best Companies to work for employer, they’ll support and encourage you to reach your potential, whilst you deliver the best possible experience for their Clients. They’ll do this alongside Contributing positively to the communities where they live and work

A bit about the team…

There’s a buzz in their team. Every day brings a new challenge as they interact with a variety of colleagues and clients, making sure their needs are met. They are sociable and support each other on the ups and downs of the working day.

Where do you come in?

  • Build and maintain new and existing relationships with introductory sources for example financial brokers, institute of export , accountants, chambers of commerce, clients etc.
  • Achieve own targets of new deals and GP revenue, by
    • Building and maintaining a level of new enquiries
    • Attending networking events and identify and secure opportunities for new business and contacts
  • Effectively manage the new client process through sourcing leads, prospect calling new leads, conducting sales meetings, with prospective clients;
    • Completing compliance procedures for set up
    • Chasing outstanding enquiries and paperwork
  • Continuously develop knowledge and understanding of their products and services including the specialist products portfolio, invoice finance and Leasing
  • Continuously develop an in depth knowledge of the foreign exchange industry, clients, competitors, introducers, risks, client industry and markets
  • Proactively liaise with internal departments such as Marketing, Take-on, Risk and Operations to ensure the smooth transition of new deals from origination through to first trade
  • Consistently and accurately provide accurate information to relevant parties in the production and completion of weekly and monthly sales analysis and reports, updating appropriate systems
  • Any other duties or projects commensurate with the level of responsibility of this role, for which the role holder has the necessary experience and/or training

The Essentials…

You need to have:

  • Proven experience of working in a customer services environment
  • Numeracy and literacy; IT- Microsoft Office, in particular Excel; planning and organising; Customer service skills and ability to work alone whilst being a team player
  • Full Driving Licence

Where will you be?

Their modern offices are conveniently located on the Salford Quays estate so close to the Lowry Shopping Outlet and surrounded by plenty of excellent food outlet. Whether you decide to grab some lunch from one of the many eateries and sit on the docks admiring the view of Old Trafford Football Stadium or make the most of the water sports activities close-by, you’ll can expect to make the most of working in such a great location!

So much more than a pay cheque…

On top of the competitive salary they’ll reward you with:

  • Private healthcare for you and your family
  • Company pension scheme
  • Wide range of flexible benefits, such as gym membership, technology or health assessments
  • Access to an online wellbeing centre
  • Range of discounts from many businesses
  • 25 days holiday which increases with service and options to buy or sell more

So, what happens when you apply?

Your application will be received by their Resourcing team who will screen your application, you will receive a response within 3 working days by phone, e-mail or text with next steps…

They’re absolutely committed to being a truly inclusive place to work, where everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their true potential. Let them know if you need adjustments to support you through any stage of the Recruitment process.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of Foreign Exchange, FX, Sales Executive, Account Manager, Business Development Executive, New Business Sales Executive, Sales Consultant, Sales, Lead Generation, Sales Agent, Commercial Sales, Key Sales, Sales Professional, B2B Sales, Direct Sales, Customer Service Executive may also be considered for this role.