Business Development Manager - Consumer Goods

Recruiter
The Syncopa Consultancy Ltd
Location
Nottinghamshire
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Company

Having grown from nothing to revenues of over £7m in just a few short years (and still growing strongly at upwards of 20% p/a), my client is a rapidly expanding success story in the soft furnishings industry with a very bright future and a great sense of humour!

They are now looking for an experienced sales professional to spearhead growth in their education division, which already turns over around £1m, but has significant growth potential, both in the UK and Internationally.

The Role:

• Develop and implement the business development strategy
• Lead account negotiation including joint business plans with strategic partners
• Prepare sales forecast and monitor sales performance against target and take appropriate corrective action when necessary
• Identify customer needs in collaboration with brand marketing and product development team. Turn these into clear and compelling commercial propositions
• Develop and implement clear pricing strategy to deliver forecast revenue and profitability
• Support partners and distributors at educational trade shows and forums
• Establish launch plans to support new and existing channels.

The Person

• Proven track record in FMCG sales
• Experience in a multi-channel sales environment
• Proven track record in maintaining and growing key accounts
• Able to demonstrate success in developing brand/market performance and increasing customer base
• Skilled in developing business and 3rd party sales/marketing plans

The Benefits

A package will be constructed to attract the right person, and this is a great opportunity to become a key player in the next phase of this brilliant company’s growth. Future career development opportunities await whoever succeeds in this role.

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