Ben Arthur Business Development Manager Template


Dayjob Ltd, The Big Peg, Birmingham, B18 6NF - T: 0044 121 638 0026 M: 0870 0610 E:
Personal statement
A pragmatic, smart, and strategic thinker who is full of good marketing ideas. Ben possesses the real life
experience, academic capability and necessary personal skills to succeed in a competitive environment and to
sell high value solutions in a consultative manner. He is a Self driven, results -oriented individual who has a
comprehensive understanding and recognition of wider impact of any actions and decisions that he takes. As a
sociable person he can hit the ground running, fit easily into any company and work closely with existing
employees. He is currently looking for an opportunity to take his career to the next level, and would like to find
a suitable position with a company that rewards loyalty, hard work and achievement.
Employment History
Manufacturer - Coventry
April 2009 - Present
Responsible for professionally managing the entire sales cycle, right from lead generation through to
prospecting, arranging appointments, giving presentations, negotiating, closing and then transferring new
accounts to account management teams.
Performing thorough assessments of any current marketing opportunities.
Visiting prospective clients in their offices, and also attending trade shows and networking events.
Assess the potential of a specific territory and its realistic future market share.
Dealing with ‘price only’ customers and negotiating with them.
Gathering informative, facts and statistics about customer trends and preferences.
In consultation with senior managers setting national targets for sales, pricing and margins.
Monitoring business activity, studying the outcome of projects.
Generating new business through online prospecting, cold calling, face to face meetings and networking.
Wholesaler - London
October 2008 – April 2009
Book Store - Watford
June 2008 – October 2008
Areas of Expertise
Customer acquisition
Brand promotion
Product innovation
Target attainment
Sales management
Preparing contracts
Commercial awareness
New product launches
Managerial activities
Control techniques
Business development and Managerial skills
Anticipating the changing needs of clients and customers.
Team player who is able to work with others in pursuing common goals.
Energetic and having the ability to make thing happen.
Having a precise, concise and effective approach to handling objections from prospective clients.
Willing to go the extra mile and work outside normal hours when necessary.
Producing high quality business proposals that will immediately grab a customer’s attention.
Academic Qualifications
Birmingham North University -
2005 - 2008
Business Management
BA (Hons)
Sales & Marketing - Diploma
Birmingham South College - 2003 - 2005 - Commerce Diploma
Available on request.


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