Business Development Manager

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    Sales & Business Development

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  • Contact:

    Josh Mcquaid

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    0118 907 3199

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join our thriving electrical wholesale business focusing on supply to the Industrial, Automation and manufacturing sectors, covering the area of Salford.

  • Contracted to 40 hours per week
  • Monday to Friday
  • Shift times: 08:00 – 17:00
  • No bank holiday working required
  • Benefits: Pension scheme, Life assurance, 25 days holiday
  • Previous sales experience within the Industrial, Automation & manufacturing sectors

As a Business Development Manager, you will create and drive a sales strategy to ensure that we are actively increasing the customer base and drive repeat sales.

We would be looking for you to promote all services and products we can provide such as Surveys on energy efficiency, Lighting solutions, asset repairs/management and down to being able to custom & special build to ensure they can get exactly what they require.

The Role:

  • Work with key contacts to devise and implement successful business plans
  • Be in line with company own brand product targets on sales
  • Introduce and promote new products to new, existing and prospective customers
  • Provide management with required reports, information and feedback, in agreed formats and within timeframes set.
  • Build excellent business relationships
  • Maintain a comprehensive CRM (Vecta)
The Person:
  • Previous sales experience within the Industrial, Automation & manufacturing sectors
  • Demonstrated success in previous sales-based roles
  • Confident, personable and an excellent rapport builder skill
  • Have ability to listen and act accordingly and build relationships at all levels
  • Excellent attention to the detail
  • Strong organisational skills
You must have:
  • Excellent communication skills (including persuasion and influencing)
  • Good relationship building skills
  • Intermediate IT skills (i.e. outlook, excel, PowerPoint)
  • Commercial awareness
  • Strategic Prospecting and objection management Skills
  • Good organisation, planning and time management skills
  • Electrical product knowledge is advantageous
  • Full driving license is an essential requirement

Our client believes that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list. Therefore, they will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work in the UK.