Business Development Manager

Competitive salary
Company bonus scheme
25 days’ holiday


About us and the role:

Distinctly is a leading player in strategically growing our clients’ online proposition through effective search engine optimisation and pay per click activity.

Established in 2009, with 35% year on year growth, they have fast become Hertfordshire’s number one choice due to their commitment to high levels of return on investment, integrity, honesty and transparent approach to campaign management.

This 100% new business role, working closely with the Managing Director and Commercial Manager, is to drive forward growth and revenue. It will suit a self-starter, someone who has an ability to identify prospective clients, secure the business and deliver back a solid brief to the onboarding team. Ownership is critical in this role – you have the chance to really make it your own with your own strategy, delivering back data to the business and forecasting a sales pipeline to demonstrate organic growth. Ultimately this is your opportunity to become a Sales Director.

Sounds like someone you know?

The perfect candidate:

Being smart casual in look and approach to business, you will have digital and technology within your DNA and have an in-depth knowledge of pay per click advertising. You will be:

  • Self-motivated, driven and articulate with a desire for continual success.
  • Experienced in face-to-face sales, with the ability to effectively manage own time and schedule.
  • Excellent communicator who seeks to prove themselves in a rewarding sales environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:

  • IT or advertising related experience (however exceptional sales professionals who are very tech savvy outside of the industry will be considered)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, both internally and externally
  • Ability to work under pressure and numerically minded
  • Excellent relationship builder
  • Experience of using an in-house CRM
  • Excellent sales track record and ability to prove this at interview
  • Ability to organise own time effectively
  • Flexible to a continuously changing market
  • Proficient in all IT suites
  • Consistent winning attitude

Why work at Distinctly


Rapidly growing agency with plenty of opportunity to progress your career


25 days annual leave from the moment you start


Generous company bonus scheme


Focus on continuous personal development


Flexi-time options


N64 (with MarioKart & Goldeneye)


Office drinks from 4pm every Friday


Dolly the office dog!