Business Development Executive

Join the Marketing & Business Development Team of a thriving, top ten, Manchester digital agency today. See below for details and how to apply.



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Do you have previous sales experience and are looking for a new opportunity with develop your skills within a fast-paced technology company? Are you target driven and ambitious?

If so, Cantarus is looking for you to join its growing Marketing & Business Development Team.

We are proud to be one of Manchester’s top Digital Agencies, developing some of the most highly regarded web and mobile software solutions in the industry. We are looking for a Business Development Executive to join our Marketing & Business Development Team to carry out top of funnel lead activities, alongside supporting the delivery of ABM nurturing campaigns.



As the new Business Development Executive, you will be responsible for:

  • Researching and immersing yourself in our key markets to become an industry specialist,
  • Building rapport with key decision makers at our prospect organisations,
  • Collect data and create a pipeline of business leads and opportunities,
  • Contacting leads and developing relationships to ultimately book meetings and phone calls for our senior consultants to close new opportunities,
  • Entering and maintaining of leads in our Microsoft Dynamics CRM system,
  • Social selling activity via LinkedIn,
  • Managing and working on bid submissions,
  • Following up on email campaign activity with natural/conversational outreach.


Desirable Skills & Previous Experience

  • Either a Degree in a Business / Marketing / Sales related field and/or 1 year + in a direct sales environment,
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages, especially Word and Excel,
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM skills ideal (other CRM experience useful),
  • Ambitious, motivated and target driven,
  • Good understanding of the role of sales in both ABM and traditional marketing activity,
  • Rapport building,
  • Entrepreneurial spirit,
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Excellent command of both written and verbal English.

In addition to your base salary, you will also join a commission structure to boost your earnings which will be discussed at interview stage.


What to Expect

  • Type: Full-time, permanent
  • Working Hours: 37.5 hours Monday-Friday with core hours between 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • Salary: Competitive & negotiable based on experience plus a generous commission model tied to performance
  • Location: Manchester (City Centre) & Flexible Working Options Available
  • Holiday: 25 days per annum, plus public holidays
  • Pension: Entry to company pension scheme after three months’ employment; employer contribution of 5% of basic salary (on top of basic salary)
  • Other Benefits: Company laptop, rail card scheme, gym subsidy, excellent maternity and paternity packages
  • Performance & Pay Reviews: 1-week, 1-month and 3-month on-boarding reviews. Annual pay and performance reviews.


Benefits of Working at Cantarus


  • On-the-job training – take part in regular training sessions run by our very own in-house experts alongside our formal Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program with allocated training time and budget,
  • Learn from working with the best - it may be a cliché, but if you're the smartest person in the room, you're in the wrong room!
  • After-hours takeaway – although we do not have a long hours culture, if you fancy working late one night, have a pizza on us!
  • Relaxed atmosphere – join a friendly team who are always willing to lend a hand,
  • Socialise - for those who like to mingle, we have regular company nights out as well as two five-a-side teams, a board games group and regular squash and tennis players,
  • Project launch parties - we frequently celebrate project go-lives and other major company milestones,
  • Gym subsidy - train your mind and body with 50% off your monthly gym membership fee.


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