Business Development Executive (Niche product, Technical Markets)

Available on application
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our UK manufacturing business is looking to expand its sales team. With a focus on textile braiding, the business manufactures a wide range of ropes and cords in both natural and manmade fibres. These are sold into many industries both in the UK and abroad. The variety of markets make for a interesting customer base, with opportunities to develop both existing relationships as well as new markets and customer bespoke products.

Due to future expansion plans an opportunity has arisen for a professional business development manager to join our existing team at the head office on the outskirts of Manchester.

The role:

  • You will be required to be confident, energetic and to perform with a positive attitude with the ability to prospect for new business
  • To explore many areas of business in the UK in pursuit of prospects and sales
  • To become an integral member of the Sales and Marketing team, help develop and plan sales strategy and business direction, build relationships with customers and prospects

Other Skills and Experience required:

  • Previous sales experience dealing with buyers at all levels
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Good PC skills with CRM database experience
  • An operating knowledge of Wordpress for updating Company website
  • A sound understanding of marketing skills and capability of desktop design (catalogues, flyers, mailshots etc)
  • Be well motivated, results driven and a good team player
  • Professional telephone manner and successful appointment record