Head of Business Development

  • Job Reference: HOBD
  • Date Posted: 10 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Advancing People Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £70,000 to £130,000
  • Sector: Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Advancing People Recruitment Specialists are now recruiting for a Head of Business Development(SaaS) to be based in London for a worldwide, market leading software company.

This is a great opportunity to join a global industry leader within the world of Virtual Events, Webcasting, Press Release Distribution and Investor Relations.

As Business Development Lead it will be responsibility to coach, train, and mentor a team of 5-10 Business Development Representatives (BDRs) who are responsible for booking appointments for Account Executives.

This role would suit someone very ambitious, driven, and with an abundance of energy.


  • Manage Inbound and Outbound BDRs daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly activities
  • Cooperate with the team members on achieving quality performance, meet goals, complete task, and set priorities to ensure quotas and revenue targets are met
  • Support team members in identifying new opportunities and developing targeted sales pitches and presentations; coach and train in sales methodologies to improve qualification process
  • Inspire, lead, and collaborate with team to ensure a positive and high-performance working
  • relationship

Person Specification:

  • A proven track record of leading junior sales people in a closely related technology based industry.
  • Demonstrably experience of B2B Enterprise sales / SaaS
  • Has previously sold a service, solution or software whilst working as a Business Development Manager, Sales Manager, Sales Executive or Account Manager, Account Executive
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience of working within a similar role.
  • Previously works as a Business Development Lead, BDR Manager, Sales Team Leader or similar role for a SaaS/Software company


In return our client is offering £70,000 Basic with £130,000 OTE (Uncapped)

The successful candidate will need to be in London 2-3 days a week.

This is a full-time permanent position with very attractive company benefits!

Apply now to be considered for this position with a global market leader in a technological sector.

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