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We're looking for a Business Development Manager

Preston, Lancashire
£18 - £20k (OTE = £24k - £26k)
per annum dependant on experience
Full Time
What does the job entail?

We are looking for energetic, proactive individuals to join our Business Development Team. Experienced in bringing on new clients for our partner scheme in a targeted environment. Your role will be to reach out to new clients and bring them onboard our partner scheme to increase sales of our EKM platform.


  • Strong sales focus with a competitive drive to succeed combined with excellent telephone and face to face skills
  • Self starter with high energy with the ability to work both individually and in a team environment to achieve an agreed business plan
  • Demonstrate ability to build professional and influential customer relationships and a strong team player internally. Excellent negotiation skills to manage customer expectations and capitalise on sales opportunities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to work with the ability to use your own initiative and to learn new skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Concern for excellence in customer service
  • Business Development and Planning
  • Effective planning and prioritisation of work

Roles and responsibilities

  • Make and receive calls and emails on a daily basis to generate leads, build rapport and increase the number of resellers on our partner scheme
  • Ensure delivery of contact strategy to maximise business results from calls
  • Keep accurate and up to date information on company systems
  • Build strong and productive working relationships with EKM employees
  • Positively articulate company products, propositions and marketing messages for existing and new developments


  • Never work your birthday
  • Free snacks and drinks
  • Free onsite gym
  • Our very own 3 story slide, yes a slide!
  • Great Pension
  • Relaxed environment
  • Free parking
  • Free Spotify account
  • Lots of regular social events
  • North west's coolest office

The EKM Culture

Picture working for a tech giant like Google or Apple… relaxed dress code, free tea & coffee, lots of company trips and a real campus feel to your workplace. Silicon Valley might be a few thousand miles away, but was born and bred in sunny Lancashire.

With an open approach to managing people and a strong emphasis on knowledge share,’s success comes from its staff, the ideas they generate and the amazing results they bring.

Check out all the main EKM perks and benefits

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