Business Development Manager

Recruiter
Central Employment Agency (North East) Limited
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
06 May 2017
Closes
05 Jun 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Central Employment are seeking a proven Business Development Manager on behalf of a global manufacturer and distributer of luxury products and industrial solutions. They require a 360 new business sales consultant to join their Newcastle commercial team, operating across the North East and Yorkshire.

Key responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings
  • Establishing and maintaining working relationships
  • Dealing with existing accounts and bringing through new ones
  • Communicating new product developments to prospective clients
  • Provide General Managers with feedback
  • Responsible for your own lead generation and appointment setting
  • Respond to tenders and requests for information in a timely manner

Skills and Interests:

  • Good business sense
  • Understanding the market and competitor’s products
  • Good communication skills both writing and verbal
  • Be self-motivated but also able to work as part of a team
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Good negotiation skills and persuasiveness
  • Confidence in presenting to a large group of people
  • Have initiative and enterprise
  • Be trustworthy and have discretion when handling confidential information
  • Be of smart appearance and have a professional manner at all times
  • Enjoy networking and meeting new people

Essential Experience:

A minimum 2 years Sales Experience working with Architects and Interior Design Companies required. Another key aspect of this role is a strong understanding of the construction markets.

A UK driving licence is also required due to travel.