Business Development Manager - Manchester

Business Development Manager - Manchester

£Dependent Upon Experience
REF: 10786 AA
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Job Description

An exciting new opportunity awaits an experienced sales manager.  A self-starter to drive sales performance in the corporate and workwear market, and to work for a unique organisation with strong care values for their employees and customers.

Business Development Manager – The Job Opportunity

  • To identify and generate quality leads and new business potential for knitwear and knitted apparel
  • To build client relationships, attend meetings and presentations; negotiate prices and offer embroidery service
  • Act as primary contact for all corporatewear/workwear clients; between them and all internal departments
  • To agreed sales targets in line with business objectives
  • To work with offshore Team and supplier factories to review products and utilise competitive advantage, commercial viability and sample development
  • Ensure that all information/data is accurately entered and managed within the company’s CRM system and reporting
  • To continuously update and implement commercial and technical product knowledge to promote innovation and company USP, develop marketing collateral.
  • To regularly communicate competitor market intelligence
  • Attend trade shows/events and exhibitions

Business Development Manager - The Person Specification

  • Proven track record in New Business Development, B2B sales or Sales Management (previous experience in the Corporate/Workwear market an advantage). 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to respond positively to pressure and take a flexible approach to change
  • Effective communicator and team player able to work well with people at all levels
  • Organised and methodical, with the ability to manage workload and priorities autonomously
  • Proactive with the ability and confidence to use initiative
  • Confident communicator, able to present to senior stakeholders and customers
  • Effective and efficient time management and organisational skills

Business Development Manager – The Company

Our client is based in Greater Manchester; occasional monthly trips to the office will be required. 

This position will be home based, or can be based from the office, with travel nationally to prospect clients and attend customer meetings. 

As an employer, they have core values based on Care, Trust and Be Better, to earn the trust of all their stakeholders, by being fair, open, honest and to treat everyone with respect.

Please apply with your updated CV to c.turner@peoplemarketing.co.uk

If the e mail address is not displayed in this advert, then please contact People Marketing directly on 0115 922 3335 quoting the job reference number, and we shall supply you with the correct address.

We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

Please continue to check our website for any other roles which may be of interest.

 

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