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Business Development Manager - UK Large Market
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American Express' Global Commercial Services Large Market sales team was established to drive growth into the Large Market UK segment through the acquisition of new Commercial Services customers, which the Large Market Account Sales team will then nurture and grow. The Large Market segment – companies with a turnover of £300m or above – is a high potential segment with significant opportunity for growth.
This role is pivotal in reinvigorating American Express' position in the segment. The incumbent will be focused on delivering a long-term, consultative selling strategy to drive results for the UK commercial services organisation. The role involves selling the full suite of American Express commercial payment solutions to UK Large Market prospects.
Specific accountabilities include:
- Selling to a focused, high-profile portfolio of strategic UK-based prospects
- Defining and executing against a business plan which will deliver sustainable results, both short- and long term
- Building effective strategic plans which define and deliver a winning strategy for each prospect.
- Liaising with key internal stakeholders such as Pricing, Finance, Contracts, Marketing, as well as Sales and Account Development Managers as required, both locally and globally.
- The responsibilities include targeted metrics based on external prospecting activities, signings, and billings
Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.
- Track record of selling into senior and c-suite audiences in large organisations
- Strong financial and commercial acumen
- Experience and comfort in managing long and complex sales cycles
- Drive and ambition to succeed, with successful track record in career to date
- Self-starter with ability to identify, analyse and pursue opportunities when they appear
- Ability to develop consultative sales strategies and articulate the value of a customised Amex value proposition to meet customer needs
- Ability to use insight and deep understanding of prospects to challenge the status quo
- Ability to quickly develop a detailed understanding of the Commercial Services value proposition and how this can address the customer needs
- Excellent time management and organizational skills to maintain rigour at every step of the process
- Ability to effectively manage a sales pipeline
- Ability to develop and execute strategic opportunity plans
- Influencing and communications skills
- Strong relationship/networking skills
- Must be able to travel, primarily in the UK
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Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Apr 10, 2019, 4:34:34 AM