Business Development Manager - Accountants

UK-Field Based
Job ID
2017-17141
Category
Sales
Position Type
full-time

Overview

Here is your opportunity to join Sage in a field-based role within our Accountants Division.  

 

We have revolutionised how we operate over the last few years, and today we are evolving way beyond our image as a software provider.

 

From cloud-based products to working in collaboration with Salesforce, Sage represents the future of business.

Responsibilities

As a Business Development Manager, you will promote and sell our full online portfolio of solutions. From the offset you will have full access to a resource pool that will enable you to know our products and services inside out before taking them to market. Having experience in a solution-selling environment is essential for this role. You will:

  • Generate new leads through research and networking;
  • Achieve required face to face meetings as per the sales model.
  • Convert leads to new business
  • Increase yearly spend through exceptional account management
  • Create detailed Practice Plans which support the Accountancy Practice Objectives
  • Excellent pipeline management.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

We’re looking for a talented individual who can coordinate and deliver a regional plan for growth, going beyond just projecting metrics. The ability to think at a strategic level is key here.  You must have:

  • Strong skills as an influencer, communicator and relationship builder;
  • An interest in emerging technologies and products;
  • Extensive experience working to KPIs to deliver solutions;
  • The capability to develop detailed product knowledge quickly and confidently, communicating it to close business deals;
  • An Accountancy qualification and understanding of accountancy practices (desirable).

Find challenges rewarding and strive for greater responsibility at a growing organisation? If you’re ready for your next step up and to be accountable for actioning high-quality leads and increasing acquisition activity, then Sage is the place for you.

Company Information

Our Story


Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs.

 

Like many of the businesses we serve, Sage began as a small business and has grown beyond what seemed imaginable. Today over 13000 colleagues now support millions of entrepreneurs across 23 countries as they power the global economy.

It is these entrepreneurs who are the drivers of prosperity and it’s our privilege and honour to serve them. We take real pride from how many of our customers have flourished and, that our products have grown with them as they moved from start-up to successful, international businesses.

In a world where only the voices of the biggest are heard, we will always fight to hear the voice of the entrepreneur.

 

An innovator today and tomorrow     

Our smart people use the smartest technology to reinvent and simplify business accounting - working with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers. 

We enable our customers to focus on their business and help them to leapfrog to the future.

 

Inventing the future 

We are changing the way that millions of businesses track the movement of money through their business. We are also changing the way we do business. And as a FTSE 100 business we believe in a socially-responsible world and we are active in supporting our local communities and invest in making a real difference through the philanthropy of the Sage Foundation. Our Sage Foundation is based on the 2+2+2 model - 2% of free cash flow, 2% of colleagues' time and up to 2 free products each year to charitable organizations. Colleagues are empowered to give to the causes that matter to them.

Our customers make life-sacrifices. They take risks to follow their dreams and pursue their passions and, on this, global prosperity is built. They deserve a bigger voice and we will always work hard to champion this noble cause.

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