Business Development Manager

Wickford, Essex
£21,000 – £25,000
Published 1 month ago

Job Description

We are the first subscription-based recruitment agency in the UK, aiming to revolutionise the hiring process in the financial planning industry. Our innovative approach is designed to connect the top talent with the leading organisations in the financial services sector. As a company, we prioritise a collaborative and dynamic work environment that fosters creativity and excellence within our team.

Package Details:

The successful candidate will receive a basic salary of £21,000 - £25,000 per annum, a commission structure, and a benefits package.

Other benefits include:

- Flexible work arrangements

- 28 days holiday, including bank holidays, increasing 1 extra day per year of service, capped at 25 days

- Day off for your birthday

- Income protection

- Health Cash Plan

- Pension

Purpose of the role:

We are seeking an experienced Business Development Manager to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have in-depth knowledge of the financial advisor and mortgage advisor market, with a primary responsibility of establishing and nurturing relationships with advisors throughout the UK. The role involves identifying new opportunities and guiding advisors to exciting new positions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Your duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Conduct market research to identify potential advisors in the financial and mortgage sectors.
  • Develop and implement effective business development strategies to attract and engage advisors.
  • Proactively reach out to advisors throughout the UK to understand their career goals and preferences.
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting relationships with advisors through effective communication and regular follow-ups.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to tailor our recruitment offering to meet the unique needs of advisors in the financial and mortgage markets.
  • Attend industry events and conferences to network and stay updated on market trends.
  • Provide timely and accurate reports on business development activities.

The Ideal Employee:

  • Proven experience as a Business Development Manager or similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge of the financial advisor and mortgage advisor market.
  • Strong understanding of the financial services industry.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain successful relationships with clients and partners.
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative te


  • Minimum of 2 years of sales experience.
  • Demonstrated success in the financial services industry.


  • 5 GCSEs or equivalent


  • Strong negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.


  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving.
  • Goal-oriented and driven.
  • Adaptability and resilience.
  • Team collaboration and leadership.

Working Conditions:

  • Our office in Wickford will operate on a hybrid model, with employees required to work from the office for a minimum of 3 days per week.
  • Travel required as part of business development activities.
  • Monday to Friday 09:00 till 17:30

Job Information

Category Financial Services recruitment
Reference JOB-1712
Benefits Felxible working - 28 days holiday including bank holidays, increasing 1 extra day per year of service, capped at 25 days - day off for your birthday - income protection - health cash plan - pension
Created Published 1 month ago
Consultant Information Lewis Byford 01268 669313