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Basic Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Location: West Yorkshire
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Recruitment Team
Category: Business Development Jobs

Business Development Manager 

Salary: Basic £25,000 to £32,000 plus unlimited commission

Benefits: Company Car allowance, Mobile, Laptop and a share option, 21 days holidays + bank holidays, Pension scheme

Hours: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, Flexible work may be considered

Location: Featherstone

Our client is a leading UK manufacturer and supplier of sports & first aid supplies, first aid kits, personal care products and medical supplies. Based in Featherstone, in the heart of Yorkshire.

Due to continued success they are currently looking to recruit an Experienced Business Development Manager to join their team. Your role will be to promote and sell the First aid, Personal care products that our client manufacture, and developing customer own label products for major retailers across the UK and Abroad

This role offers fantastic progression opportunities, you may progress to the role of senior business development manager, perhaps being responsible for a team or with higher targets. With enough experience, you could reach executive or director level.

If you have great communications skills, are business minded and have the drive to succeed, then this is the role for you!

Duties Include:

  • Identify new business opportunities - including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, products and services

  • Seek out the appropriate contact in an organisation

  • Generate leads and call prospective customers

  • Meet with customers/clients face to face or over the phone

  • Understand the needs of your customers and be able to respond effectively with a plan of how to meet these

  • Think strategically - seeing the bigger picture and setting aims and objectives in order to develop and improve the business

  • Work strategically - carrying out necessary planning in order to implement operational changes

  • Draw up client contracts - depending on the size of company, this task may be completed by someone else or agreements may not be as formal

  • Develop and maintain a good understanding of the businesses' products or services and be able to advise others about them

  • Liaise with the finance team, warehousing and logistics departments as appropriate

  • other duties as and when required

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous experience in a BD role is essential

  • BD Management experience would be beneficial

  • Experience of BD in a similar medical/cosmetics sector would be a distinct advantage

  • Tenacity and drive to seek new business and meet or exceed targets

  • An excellent telephone manner for making initial contact and for ongoing communication with customers and business associates

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - needed for communicating with a wide range of people, both internally and externally

  • Good IT skills, including the use of spreadsheets

  • A professional manner and presentable appearance for meeting customers/clients

  • Initiative and good decision-making skills

  • Project management skills would be beneficial 

  • The ability to motivate yourself and set your own goals

  • Great organisational skills

  • Good networking skills

  • The ability to think strategically

  • The ability to analyse sales figures and write reports

  • Initiative and the confidence to start things from scratch

  • A full driving license is a requirement for this role

If you feel you are the ideal candidate APPLY today!

Keywords: Sales, Sales Admin, Admin, Administrator, Business Development, Trainee, Junior, Apprentice, Assistant, Estimator, Planner, Account Manager, Telesales, Business Development, Executive, Manager, Retail, Customer Service.

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