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SME Direct - Business Development Manager

Brighton, United Kingdom
Client Management & Sales

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Job Description

Don’t just work for a market leading global company. Help grow one.

Elevator Pitch:

  • Our commitment is that we will deliver first class training and coaching, as well as the potential to earn a very competitive package in a hugely exciting and growing sector of the industry.
  • In return, the successful candidate will need to generate their own business using their commercial imagination & acumen. They will have the freedom to pursue their own campaigns and prospects.
  • We encourage you to treat this as running your own business


Working in the SME market segment remains a strong opportunity for outstanding growth, and as such we require Business Development Managers to join our Business Sales Team. This is a telephone based role providing consultative dialogue close sales and increase spend of small business Card Members.


We sit within the Corporate Payments division of American Express and are a global company, partnering with customers to deliver with exceptional access to products, first class service and critical business support.


Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


Required skills:

  • Target driven
  • Creative
  • Self-motivated
  • Multi-industry expertise
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Consultative sales skills
  • Tenacious


Why American Express?

Talk to our people and you’ll find out what we’re really all about. Open, creative, risk-taking, collaborative and innovative are just some of the expressions you’ll hear. It’s our culture that makes American Express an outstanding place to work, and a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world including recognition amongst the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work and Glassdoor’s 2017 Best Places to Work. If you’re ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.


To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Recruitment Team on or 00800 83 000038 (for Russia based candidates 810 800 83 000038).

ReqID: 18010885
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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