Business Development - Fitness Technology Products

Recruiter
Centre People
Location
London
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A multinational ecommerce group is looking for an experienced fitness technology product business development manager to join their small central London team.

The role will be dealing with the European markets so requires FLUENCY IN AT LEAST 2 OF; SPANISH / PORTUGUESE / FRENCH / GERMAN

Applicant must also speak business negotiation level English (written and spoken).

Other European languages are also OK, but only in addition to the required languages above.

The product is an exciting piece of fitness technology, with celebrity endorsement from the largest name in international sport, and an impressive international sales record. The company is now looking to replicate this success across Europe.

The successful applicant will have strong commercial experience dealing with retailers in the Spain / Portugal / France / Germany markets to fast-track the company’s product to success.

Salary: £25-30K, depending on experience

Location: City of London

CORE DUTIES

  • Proactively seek new clients in mainland Europe and effectively convert lead opportunities
  • Main targets are major department stores, retailers, and specialist distributors including gym groups
  • Build and maintain new and existing relationships; new relationships consist of inbound sales enquiries, and also sourcing of new leads through cold calling and networking
  • Develop sales materials and formulate proposals
  • Negotiate detailed terms and conditions with potential selling partners and internal/external legal teams
  • Develop sales channel strategy in Europe
  • Attend trade shows and networking events to procure new products for selling, and also new distribution outlets for selling to
  • Strive to over achieve & deliver excellent customer service to all clients

IDEAL APPLICANT

  • Totally fluent in at least 2 of the following; Spanish / Portuguese / French / German
  • Business negotiation level English (written and spoken)
  • 3-5 years strong B2B sales or product management experience in fitness technology
  • Ideally educated to degree level in a business subject (not essential)
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Excellent relationship and communication skills for both internal and external partner companies
  • High attention to detail
  • Proactive and self-directed
  • Sensitivity to cultural and organisational diversity
  • Client interface and executive presentation skills
  • Team player and & logical thinking

If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 2 days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs.