Business Development Manager

Recruiter
Obscurant Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Location
Leeds
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Business Development Manager - Based in Leeds

Salary up to £35,000 Basic with an OTE £70,000

This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding organisation

As this is a new position, you will be a dynamic business development manager who is looking for a challenge and opportunity to join an expanding company where you can shape this role, add value and make a difference, excellent career prospects

Candidate Key Skills

  • Strong communication and MS Office skills - Word, Excel PowerPoint
  • Identifying and pursuing new retail products, presenting products, maintaining those relationships, Tech-Savvy
  • Ideally you will have experience in selling into major UK and International retailers both online and offline and experience of working in a fast-moving environment ideally in a software, technology or smart home, consumer electronics or insurance industry knowledge would be advantageous
  • Maintaining commercially successful relationships with existing partners and distributors
  • Working in cross functional teams to deliver on commercial agreements
  • Commercially savvy with understanding and experience of constructing complex deals with many stakeholders
  • Able to work without direct supervision and being able to organise and develop relationships without direct input

Duties

  • Researching organisations and individuals online (including social media) to identify new leads and potential new markets
  • Researching the needs of other companies and learning who makes decisions about purchasing and partnerships
  • Contacting potential retailers, partners and distributors via email or phone to establish rapport and set up meetings
  • Preparing for meetings and creating compelling pitch documents
  • Developing commercial proposal in conjunction with, product and legal teams
  • Pitching senior executives and board level executives on new retail opportunities and partnership initiatives
  • Working closely with marketing to plan and oversee new retail, partner and distributor marketing initiatives
  • Attending conferences, meetings and industry events
  • Maintaining accurate CRM records and legal documentation
  • It is expected that entertaining and meeting partners and distributors will involve socialising and spending time away both overseas and across the UK.
  • Excellent time management and organisation
  • Positive, 'get things done' attitude to your work