J3127 - New Leaf Search has partnered with an independent, award winning, privately owned, asset finance business in their search for a Business Development Manager, Direct. This is a new role within the business as they look to diversify and develop a direct business stream focussing in the South of England, to compliment their broker panel . You will source lending proposals meeting company credit appetite as well as negotiate and close finance opportunities.
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 plus excellent bonus and benefits. Location: UK, Hampshire / Surrey / Berkshire (Remote)
Source lending proposals through multiple channels e.g. internet (including GoogleAds and social media such as LinkedIn) , trade association meetings, local advertising, accountants and cold calling.
Triage enquiries in order to filter out proposals that most obviously do not fit the lending appetite.
Prepare proposals for submission to Credit for underwriting.
Present decisions to customers and address any resulting queries.
Liaise with New Business function to raise documentation.
Present documentation to customers to sign.
Minimum of 2 years leasing experience.
Proven track record of successful business-to-business sales.
Strong communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.
Excellent organisational, interpersonal, and selling skills.
Powerful communicator with strong service ethic and customer focus.
Well-motivated, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic user of processes and systems..
Full, clean driving licence.
We strongly favour applicants with proven, relevant experience in Financial Services; particularly in Asset Finance and Leasing.
Applicants will only be considered with relevant in-country experience.