Business Development Support Assistant

Patons Group – 

Serving the Taxi Community since 1957


The Patons Groups provides a diverse range of services to support the Taxi community. From providing vehicles, claims services, vehicle repair, to financing and insurance.

We’ve been involved in the taxi industry for 65 years and have a strong presence and brand value within the industry.

We are expanding our Business Development team and are to bring onboard a Business Development Support Assistant.


This is not a sales role and doesn’t involve any direct selling of our services over the phone. It is as business development support role, where the focus of the role is to support our field bases account management team.

This role is office based, (in Manchester (M12) or Liverpool (L5)), but will include occasion accompanied field visits to clients. This role can be full time or flexible part time (min 25 hours per week).


Salary; Full time, £18,000 + performance related quarterly bonus. (pro-rata for part time).

Full training will be provided for this role, no previous experience required.


Day to day the role has 3 distant key areas;

Sales Support

Working with the field team with account management basic research and some basic administration. (Order form creation, Sales Quotes, etc).

Working with the Marketing team to create campaigns to promote into the prospect and client database and creation of marketing assets for existing clients.

Ongoing updating of the prospect and client database with new and additional information.

Working with Business Development team to plan out the activity for that week and beyond.



Our database needs ongoing additional information adding to it and we can find some of this through our research.

Internet based research and calling the prospects and client will be part of this role.


Database management

We use various sources to keep our data as up to date as possible. You’ll be responsible for adding and updating this information as it becomes available.

Add new businesses and contacts to the database as required.

Running and distributing weekly, monthly and adhoc reports.


What abilities does the person who are we looking for have?

Very high attention to detail – ensuring we have accurately recorded data is one of the key to our ongoing success.

Conformable talking to people over the phone and creating a positive rapport.

Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects at the same time.

Putting the customer first – by listening and delivering first class services to our clients we can continue to grow and thrive as a business.

Someone who works well within a team – we have a great team sprit within the business and we want all new colleagues to fit in well and enjoy working with us.

Solution focused – the market is continuing changing and we need to adapt to that. We want someone who’s always looking to walk towards a problem to solve it, not walk away from it.


These elements will give you an advantage in the application process;

  • Knowledge of the UK Taxi industry
  • Previous Business Development or Sales Administration role



  • Salary; Full time, £18,000 + performance related quarterly bonus. (pro-rata for part time).
  • Based in Manchester or Liverpool offices
  • Full training provided
  • Full or Part Time (Min 20 hours per week)
  • Pension
  • Offices close to public transport links or onsite free parking


If you’d like to discuss the role, please call 0151 538 1313 or 0161 667 4300 and ask for Chris Pracy.


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