2x vacancies for Business Development Managers - MIDAS

C £28-36k

As a major European destination, join one of the UK’s most successful investment agencies in attracting new projects from major national and international businesses. MIDAS is recruiting for exceptional Business Development Managers to join their progressive and committed team.

MIDAS is the agency charged with securing international investment and economic
growth for the Greater Manchester region. As one of the UK’s leading investment
agencies, MIDAS has worked with some of the largest companies in the world on
major investment projects.

The role of Business Development Manager will complement an already successful
and committed team. Working in partnership with stakeholders, partners and
business you will be identifying and helping to win new investment projects and
expansions to create and safeguard jobs.

The role is varied and challenging but hugely rewarding. Working within identified key
sectors and geographical markets, you will devise and deliver innovative international
& domestic sales and promotion programmes to generate new leads as well as
manage a portfolio of projects through to successful conclusion. Additionally you will
account manage strategic business accounts within Greater Manchester and will
therefore relish the varied and intensive company interaction this role requires.

To be successful in this role your skills will probably include some or all of the
following: business or sales development, project management, senior level
influencing and negotiation, B2B advice and support, research, bid development and
place marketing – ideally, but not essentially within an inward investment or business
support environment - but at your core you will be driven, a team player, possess
exceptional interpersonal skills and be a confident networker.

Adept at building relationships across the business arena and taking a strategic
approach to project and time management, you will be motivated by providing
exceptional customer service for successful achievement of targets.

Secondments will be considered.
To view a copy of the job description please click on the link below


To apply, visit www.investinmanchester.com/aboutus/jobopportunities/ to download
the full application pack
Applications should be sent to carole.boardman@midas.org.uk
MIDAS does not accept CVs
Closing date for applications: 28th January 2011
Interviews will be held w/c 14th February 2011