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Business Development Manager

Job Title: Business Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 134
Job Published: May 22, 2019 12:06

Job Description

Here at Virgin Active, we live, breathe and believe our mission to make exercise irresistible. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join our teams based in our Mansion House & Walbrook clubs.

We're looking for a Business Development Manager to play a big part in our clubs’ success. You’ll be working closely with the General Manager & Regional Sales Manager to source, develop & maintain corporate accounts.

Your job:

Proactively seek new corporate accounts for your clubs
Maintain, develop and support relationships with key corporate accounts
Work closely with the Regional Sales Manager & Head of Customer Acquisitions to set process, review portfolios & renewal prices in line with yield growth targets
Support with activity and club promotion to enhance corporate awareness and engage with potential new business
Support both in club, and with the corporate sales team to work collaboratively to deliver club success in line with department and wider business objectives
Your commitment:
This role is full time, working 40 hours per week. Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the business.

What we can’t live without:

Proven experience in a Business Development, Account Management or B2B sales role
Commercial and operational awareness, able to work under pressure
Exceptional communication, relationship and rapport building skills, able to maintain & build relationships with key stakeholders
The Perks:

Why not master your trade in a diverse and fun environment, we’ll support you in this great new challenge with coaching and development every step of the way. Also, to reward your hard work you’ll get:

Annual performance based exclusive Sales incentive
Discretionary performance based bonus
Great personal development through our in-house Management Development programme ‘Evolve’. Upon completion, you’ll receive a Level 3 Diploma in Management Development accredited by the Institute of Leadership Management.
Dedicated line manager, there to support and promote your development
Complimentary gym membership for you and a buddy
Discount on loads of Virgin products and services
30 days holiday (pro rata), plus bonus birthday day
Salary Finance – financial wellbeing
Employee Assistance Programme