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Current Vacancy: Business Development Manager

Working at Select Technology isn’t just another 9-5 job. We’re not your usual corporate IT company – we’re a friendly bunch of team players that like to get the job done to a great standard and have some fun along the way.

Our guiding premise is to create opportunities for happiness and success. This applies not only to our wonderful customers, ensuring they are satisfied with our service and supporting their business growth, but also to our hardworking team of employees. Having this mantra at the forefront of everything we do keeps us focused on achieving great things for our clients and our team.

Sounds good, right…?!

What you’ll be doing

  • You will identify, pursue, and win new managed service customers in the Kent/East Sussex and wider southeast region.
  • You will also manage inbound leads, determining suitability with our services.
  • In addition to inbound leads, you will be able to self-generate new leads and opportunities.
  • Work with our lead generation agency to maximise on leads and opportunities. · Produce high level budgetary roadmaps, as part of the sales process, based on the prospect’s technology maturity and our best practices.
  • Own the new managed service business pipeline, providing stakeholders with monthly reports and narrative.
  • Create a sales playbook for managed service clients, optimising the process.
  • Confidently deliver exceptional presentations to new prospects, from individuals to a group board.
  • Attend networking and industry specific events, raising awareness and seeking new opportunities.
  • Update and nurture our CRM system, developing suspects and prospects through the sales funnel.
  • Work closely with our marketing team on lead generation strategies.

What will you bring to the table? 

  • Strong organisational, presentation, and customer service skills.
  • Ability to present to a mixture of audiences, including IT Managers, Finance Directors, Business Owners, COOs.
  • Experience of selling successfully to SMB, SME, and public sector organisations.
  • Skill in strategic planning with an ability to think ahead and plan over a 6-12 month time span.
  • Up to date knowledge of Microsoft technologies including 365 and Azure.
  • Demonstrable experience of selling managed services.
  • Skill in planning and preparing written communications.
  • Interpersonal skills: such as telephony skills, communication skills, active listening and customer-care.
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes quickly.
  • Ability to work in a team and communicate effectively.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast-moving environment.
  • Positive and passionate about technology.

The nitty gritty details

  • The salary range is £40,000 to £50,000 depending on your experience and qualifications plus a competitive commission package.
  • After an initial office-based training period, you’ll need to come into our office in Paddock Wood for a minimum of 2 days a week, but the rest of the time you’re free to work from home. We like the team to bond, share ideas and help each other out, and as much as we love technology, there’s no substitute for face-to-face.
  • Our working hours are 9:00 – 5:30 Monday to Friday, but sometimes we might ask you to be a bit flexible on this for events.

What’s in it for you?

We are passionate about cultivating a fun and rewarding environment where our team is looked after while providing a framework and incentives to enable everyone to fulfil their potential.

People first mentality

Our customers come first and so do our team. We pay fairly and more often than not you’ll get an annual pay increase.

Flexible and fun work environment

We work hard, but we also have a lot of fun along the way. We’re supportive and understand that life happens. If you need to clock off early for something personal, or work from home an extra day every now and again we’re happy to oblige. We even offer 2 days paid leave if you need time off to look after a poorly child or relative.

The best of the best

We want our team to be the best and provide the greatest customer experience possible. That means we champion people to progress, and we’ll pay for your training to get you to the next level and pay you the market rate for your new skills.

Just check out our video for what life is like at Select…

Wait, there’s more?!

  • You’ll get 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays.
  • Well, actually, it’s 26 as you get a bonus day off for your birthday too!
  • Every year we try to pay out a bonus to recognise everyone’s efforts.
  • Every 3 months we all get together to do something fun, and it’s all on Select!
  • Like to cycle? We offer a Ride2Work Scheme.
  • It wouldn’t be an IT company without a games room. Pool, darts, arcade machine – lunch breaks never looked so fun!
  • Help yourself to free fruit and soft drinks.
  • Posh coffee and hot chocolate at the click of a button – your caffeine cravings will be satisfied!
  • If you introduce new clients or staff, you’ll get a bonus.
  • You’ll get Perkbox discounts on things like cinema tickets, restaurants and the gym.
  • Plus pizza, lots and lots of random pizza!

Apply now

If you like the sound of us and the job, please drop us a message and your CV to

We can’t wait to hear from you! We’re dedicated to building teams as diverse as our customers and we encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. If you require accommodations or have questions at any point during the application or interview process, just let us know.

Job type: Full-time

Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 per year
+ competitive commission package

Schedule: Monday to Friday 9:00 – 17:30

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Paddock Wood


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discounts
  • Referral programme
  • Work from home
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