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Recruitment Business Development Director (South West)

Exeter, Devon
Job Type
12 Sep 2022
Due to a record-breaking 2021 Acorn Recruitment are looking to hire a Recruitment Business Development Director to drive growth and profitability across the South West of England. Previous experience and proven success within the recruitment industry is essential. Key Accountabilities: Achieving agreed sales / growth targets via the generation of new business Developing and implementing a sales strategy for the region Actively leading the generation of sales; fostering an environment of enthusiasm for business development across the region Monitoring branch / divisional sales activity and assessing performance, ensuring action plans are in place to meet targets/expectations Driving business development opportunities by identifying new business opportunities with prospective and existing clients Working with local branches and divisions during the implementation period of a new contract win Liaising closely with the Head Office Bids and Tenders team to prepare tenders and proposals Providing coaching, mentoring & training to sales staff within the region Embracing and promoting Acorn's company values Qualifications & Experience: Good standard of education; ideally holding relevant business management qualification(s) Demonstrable successful experience in a sales or business development role is essential Previous experience and proven success within the recruitment industry is essential A strong commercial awareness and high level of business acumen is essential Strong people management skills and proven ability of managing a successful team Current, valid driving licence We offer a great benefits package and working environment: A minimum of 25 days (plus 8 bank holidays) from day one, increasing with length of service. Plus, birthday off and You Day! Competitive bonus structure Generous company sick pay scheme Employee Assistance Scheme (EAP) Pension with Scottish Widows - 5% employee and 3% employer contribution Life assurance from day one Private healthcare scheme available after 2 years' service Training & development opportunities Clear career pathways and regular reviews via the Open Blend platform Friendly and rewarding working environment Discount shopping portal, Directors lunches and long service awards Competitions, incentives and staff parties Apply Today! Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment
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  • Job Reference: 710443736-2
  • Date Posted: 12 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Acorn Recruitment
    Acorn Recruitment
  • Location: Exeter, Devon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent