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Head Of Business Development

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HEROTECH8 is a robotics startup based in Cranfield, UK developing automated drone technology for industrial inspection, security and defence applications. Due to sustained commercial growth, we have an opportunity for a business development manager to join our team.This role is based at our HQ office at Cranfield University where we manufacture, test and deliver our Automated Drone Station (ADS) technology, or “drone-in-a-box”, alongside our applied R&D activities. The ability to work from home is also available.RoleWe are looking for an exceptional Business Development Manager with a track record of selling emerging technology products and services into enterprises, preferably with a knowledge across critical infrastructure sectors. You will be responsible for the full sales cycle, sourcing leads, closing deals, and nurturing existing partnerships. You will develop, propose and deliver strategies with the CEO to secure large-scale deals and drive revenue forward for our existing and new products.Identifying and prioritising potential sales opportunities and key prospectsInitiating new client relationships and following up on new business leads.Develop and execute marketing and communication strategiesConducting market research.Crafting clearly written business development proposals.Establish contact and develop relationships at the highest level within the client’s company, for the main prospects in the areaWhat you will bringFluent written and spoken EnglishA clear communicator with an eye on the end goal always putting the client firstExceptional attention to detail and organisational skillsAbility to work independently, as well as part of a teamA strong B2B sales management background, preferably in an emerging technology businessTrack record of consistently meeting or exceeding sales targetsWhat we will bringCompetitive salaryFlexibly workingHigh-end Laptop

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