Business Development Manager

Recruitment Genius
04 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
This Specialist Furniture Designer and Manufacturer of innovative products is currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager with drive, enthusiasm, and a passion to deliver tremendous sales growth in commercial markets nationwide. At a company with strong expansion plans, this is a pivotal role in the continuing promotion of the firm as a highly-regarded brand.

This company a national leader in the design, manufacture and installation of meeting space, work place and corporate training concepts, integrating audio-visual with innovative, ergonomic furniture.

As Business Development Manager you will be responsible for driving all new business in major cities nationwide, introducing concepts to large corporates and forging long-lasting relationships. Via consultative, project-based techniques, you will need to fully investigate and assess client needs in order to tailor a concept to suit the application.

If you are a focused, confident, consultative self-starter who enjoys autonomy alongside the support of an established and successful business, and finds a high-level of reward in bringing in new business with customised concepts, this is an excellent opportunity to do what you do best.

To be successful at this role ideally you would have the following skills/experience:
- Proven background in a field-based sales role.
- A 'hunter', not a 'farmer'.
- Experience of furniture, AV, engineering, office supplies, IT or project sales is advantageous. - Ability to effectively organise your time and workload to maximise opportunities to visit and sell to prospects whilst being able to sensibly leave those leads that will not end in fruition.
- A confident verbal communicator who can build relationships and utilise appropriate sales techniques, such as good questioning and listening and comfortable with cold calling.
- A quick learner who can confidently gain a thorough understanding of the products on offer and the benefits they can provide to the target market.
- Have excellent IT skills, going further than basic word processing, as you will be expected to be able to use company software as part of a business proposal.
- Degree or Diploma in a relevant discipline desirable.
- An eye for detail to ensure that all databases and systems are updated in-line with company procedures.
- A keen interest in your own development to enhance your skills and improve your productivity.

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