SME Direct - Business Development Manager

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Job Description

Do the right thing for our customers, our company and your career.

This is a band 30 position.


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 to 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.


  • Target-driven

  • Creative

  • Self-motivated

  • Multi-industry expertise

  • Entrepreneurial

  • Consultative sales skills

  • Tenacious

Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.


American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.


We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.


Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.


The powerful backing of American Express.

Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.


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: 19017664
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Oct 1, 2019, 6:48:30 AM