Business Development Manager

Recruiter
Vanilla Recruitment
Location
Corby
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
12 May 2017
Closes
10 Jun 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a global industrial solutions and service provider that is looking to recruit an experienced Business Development Manager that has a proven track record building relationships and selling into distribution, logistics and warehousing companies, or has experience of successfully brokering maintenance contracts.

Due to the nature of this role applicants must hold a full, clean UK driving licence.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Define, implement and drive sales strategy in order to achieve agreed targets
  • Identify and qualify leads, and convert new business opportunities
  • Work in conjunction with internal stakeholders to develop new projects
  • Take a consultative approach with prospective clients in order to understand and respond to requirements
  • Write proposals and prepare presentations
  • Attend industry conferences and exhibitions to generate new leads
  • Develop long lasting relationships through taking a consultative and strategic sales approach
  • Prepare monthly sales reports to update on progress to the management team

Skills and experience required:

  • Proven track record in a comparative industrial or engineering sales role, or experience developing business within warehousing and distribution environments
  • Knowledge of warehouse management systems would be advantageous
  • Excellent IT skills including working knowledge of MS, especially Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to deliver presentations with confidence
  • Professional approach with a positive outlook

Salary and benefits:

  • £45,000 - OTE circa £55,000 + car allowance + benefits