Business Development Manager – Successful British Brand

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£32,000 - £40,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
19 Jul 2018
16 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Development Manager – Successful British Brand
Home & Field Based (with travel to visit customers throughout the UK and Ireland) 

Are you a Business Development Manager who can engage with C level decision-makers? Want to drive the success of a leading British business that was a major supplier to venues for the 2018 FIFA World Cup? If so, our client wants to hear from you. 

The Company 

With a proud heritage and nearly fifty years of success, our client is a pioneering manufacturer of precision lawnmowers. They are a wholly British-owned company and serve a broad customer base, from the avid gardener to the world’s most famous sports grounds. 

Now, our client is looking for a Business Development Manager to join their passionate team and help write the next part of their company’s success story. 

The Rewards 

- Salary of £32,000 - £40,000 per annum DOE
- Bonus
- Car for both personal and business use 
- Pension 
- Friendly and hard-working team 
- Personal development opportunities 
- The chance to visit iconic sports venues and historic locations throughout the UK and Ireland
- 28 days’ holiday including Bank Holidays 
- The option to purchase five additional days of holiday 

Working within a niche market, our client pridesthemselves on top quality products, great customer satisfaction and ultimately amazing, striped sports fields. 

They are an international player that exports products all over the world including a high-end customer base, including premier sports grounds, world-class sporting venues and royal households.   

In this newly created role, you will have the chance to really make your mark and put the company’s brand on the map with professional gardeners and landscapers, heritage houses, sports clubs and stadiums. 

Your Role 

As the Business Development Manager, you’ll maximise sales of our client’s professional lawnmowing products and services with high-profile customers throughout the UK and Ireland. 

Specifically, you will: 

- Oversee sales campaigns for the professional product range 
- Visit customers and develop existing relationships 
- Increase brand and product awareness with a selection of targeted machinery dealers 
- Organise demonstration events and training sessions for the Product Specialist 
- Carry out market research and customer surveys 
- Stay away overnight for two – three days per week when required

About You 

To be considered as a Business Development Manager, you’ll need: 

- Previous C level sales experience 
- Experience of winning large accounts, including household names 
- A full, valid driving licence 
- Excellent communication and relationship-building skills 
- Strong influencing and negotiation skills 

Ideally, you’ll have knowledge of the lawnmowing industry, but this isn’t essential as full training will be given. 

Our client is eager to hear from you if you’ve worked as a Business Development Manager, BDM, Sales Manager, Client Relationship Manager, Field Sales Manager, New Business Development Manager or Account Manager. 

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