Business Development Manager

81erskine recruitment
Central London, London
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a one-off opportunity to join a leading French agency expert in Retail Animation. They do in-store decoration and window display design as well as creation of signage, wrap-around ads, decaling, banners... This creative and growing company has been set up in France in 2005 and their London office has been opened about 2 years ago with great success. On a European scale they work with World leading brands like Marks &Spencer, Tag Heuer, H&M, ByTerri, Longchamp...

They are now looking for a Business Development Manager to help and grow their client portfolio in London and the UK. You will need to be a self-starter with the will to win!

What will you do

POS - Visual Merchandising - Project Management

  • Source new businesses with the aim of establishing profitable long term client relationships
  • Be a key point of contact for all clients and prospects' queries during the sales process.
  • Develop strategic relationships

Who you are

  • Highly organised with the ability to plan and prioritise workloads.
  • Extremely confident dealing at board level
  • You have a creative, professional and forward-thinking approach.
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong analytical, negotiation and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Able to work effectively in an autonomous environment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word/ PowerPoint/ Excel and, ideally, database management.
  • Professional, flexible and pro-active manner.
  • Resilient and able to work under pressure.
  • Trustworthy and able to maintain confidentiality.

Your experience

  • Relevant sales experience preferably within the POS, Visual Merchandising, Shop-fitting or print sector.
  • Experience in identifying, building and managing sales pipelines.
  • Projet Management
  • Strong commercial acumen

What is on offer

  • a highly competitive package: base + commissions+ benefits. Salary negotiable upon experience