Consilium Recruitment
Up to £ 60,000 p.a. + Company Car/Allowance + Pension
15 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A highly regarded specialist sensor manufacturer with links to motorsport is looking to recruit a Business Development Manager to acquire new customers through a period of growth. The role will see you seek out new customers through Business Development activities. The ideal candidate will hold an electrical engineering qualification and have experience of selling sensors.

Commutable from: Christchurch, Southampton, Bournemouth

Salary: Up to £ 60,000 p.a. + Company Car/Allowance + Pension

Suitable for: Technical Sales Engineer, Account Manager, Business Development

The Role

Understanding the specific channels and customers appropriate for the range of products.
Working with the Sales Director, the commercial team, and external organisations to identify and select target customers.
Developing and implementing appropriate customer acquisition plans, including working with potential customers, closing sales, and creating the foundation for commercially valuable multi-year relationships.
Working with the processes and systems (including CRM) to ensure effective communication of customer information and opportunity progress.
Working with the commercial team to identify and develop opportunities, including providing market and competitor insight, acquiring new customers and supporting the transition of accounts within the team.
Working with the commercial team to identify and implement opportunities to improve customer satisfaction and commercial results.
Attending industry events to build on existing customer relationships support the acquisition of new accounts, and to gain insight into relevant markets.

The Person

An Electrical Engineering qualification would be advantageous
Knowledge of selling sensors would be ideal
Experience of acquiring new commercially valuable, long term accounts.
Experience of using CRM systems to manage and communicate sales activity.
Excellent communication, presentation, analytical and problem solving skills.
Clean driving license and willingness to travel.
Experience of acquiring technically knowledgeable accounts.
Experience of acquiring a range of European or global accounts.
Experience of working in a medium sized, privately owned business.

To apply to this role, please send an updated CV via email to James Sloane -

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