Business Development Director

Salary & Benefits
£45,000 Basic, £70,000 OTE + £6200 car allowance

Yell are looking for driven, experienced Business Development Directors to join our Field based team across our Southern territory within but not limited to the following areas - London, Bristol, Kent, Hampshire and Oxford.

You will be part of the No.1 provider of managed digital marketing services for all types of local businesses in the UK. It is an exciting time to join our organisation as you will be instrumental in driving business growth and expansion into new markets.

This is a newly created role with a focus on developing high value new business opportunities to enable our clients to achieve their long-term business growth objectives.

The position will suit an established professional with a proven record of growing sales revenue in a Digital Marketing environment via B2B. We are extremely passionate about our company Values and Behaviours – Customer, Collaboration, Courage, Ownership & Integrity and are looking for individuals who live and breathe these too.

As a Business Development Director, you will have an extensive portfolio of products to sell to your customers including Yell marketplace, websites, social, videos, display advertising, reputation management and Pay Per Click.

What the role involves…

Responsible for delivering a pure Growth model of high value new business by actively identifying, hunting and acquiring new digital opportunities within the market.
Selling Yell’s digital product portfolio at a high level to propose the right commercial model that will maximise revenue and meet the customer requirements.
Building long lasting relationships with business owners from various sectors.
Nurturing relationships with key stakeholders within the wider business, including telesales, finance and marketing.

What we expect from you…

You must currently reside in the UK to submit an application

Digital savvy person with a strong understanding of digital marketing.
Experience and a proven track record of success in selling high value new business in the Digital Marketing space in B2B is essential.
Excellent prospecting, networking, persuasion, negotiation and closing skills.
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral (including presentations)
High level of computer literacy, including word-processing, spreadsheets, presentations, databases and the Internet.
Excellent customer relations skills.
Highly numerate person with the ability to work with data.
Excellent planning, organisational and administrative skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with people at all levels in a wide range of organisations.

What can you expect back…

Competitive base salary £45,000 plus uncapped commission £70,000 OTE.
£6200 Car Allowance or Company Car on top.
Employee assistance programme giving you wellbeing support you within your personal and work life when you need it. Counselling available 24/7
Online discounts, cashback and reloadable gift cards purchased at discounted rates with hundreds of retailers including 60% off Theatre tickets plus 10% cashback on all bookings
Rest up with 23 days’ holiday per year
Reward and Recognition scheme, The Yell “Hartley Awards”
Aspire programme - access to our career development portal

A little more about Yell…

We’ve recently been through a transformation journey from the print marketing business we were previously known as (Yellow Pages) to a now full-fledged Digital business who has partnered with Google, Facebook, Microsoft Bing, Apple and Alexa. Our aim is simple - to help customers achieve their business goals. We do this by building and managing a customised digital marketing programme for their business. Our mission is to enable great conversations between trusted businesses and consumers, through the power of cutting-edge technology, innovative solutions and best in class service.

At Yell, we are embracing diversity in all of its forms and fostering an inclusive environment for all colleagues to feel empowered to perform their best work with us. This is integral for our to mission Grow, Evolve & Transform.
We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status.
We seek people from diverse backgrounds to join us and become part of an inclusive company where you can feel like you truly belong.


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