about 1 year ago
Business Development Manager – National
£40,000 - £50,000 Plus Company Car and Bonus
About the role
We are searching for an experienced Business Development Manager for our client.
The role of Business Development Manager will be accountable for the new business sales strategy, customer communication, industry networking, sales presentations, new customer sign up and product sales within the Holiday Park industry.
* Energetic and self-motivated, relationship builder with strong negotiation and selling skills.
* Proven New Business Sales experience and experience of the Holiday Park market a significant advantage.
* Willing and able to undertake extensive travel within the UK (3-4 days a week on the road)
* Full UK driving licence
* Good attention to detail and results orientated.
* Strong communication and organisational skills.
* Responsible for the acquisition of new customers in accordance with targets.
* Creation of proposals following on site surveys.
* Creation of and co-ordination of sales & marketing tools to support sales activity
* Networking activities including industry exhibitions & shows
* Liaison with market intermediaries including:
* Insurance companies
* Caravan dealers
* Holiday home manufacturers
* Ensure handover of new customers to the Customer Service / Account Management team
* Update of company’s customer / prospect /suspect database (via staff in head office)
* Close liaison and interaction with the company’s Account Managers including support with improving sales levels at underperforming customers where relationships are strong
* Ensure adherence to key customer Group policies and procedures
* Support in the roll out of new products and services
* Manage and co-ordinate a range of marketing and promotional events
* Monitor all aspects of competitor activity (pricing / product / routes to market) in order to influence product development and pricing proposals.
If you are a driven business development manager with leisure industry experience, please get in touch with us for more information.