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Business Development Manager

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We’re looking for a dynamic, ambitious and driven person to join the team at our Deeside Regional Distribution Centre

This newly created position offers an excellent opportunity to work alongside a forward thinking team and a chance to be part of a Global industrial group – Axel Johnson International 

As the Business Development Manager, you’re role will be to look for opportunities to grow our existing accounts, whilst seeking out new clients for the company.

Experience: Prior experience within the industrial engineering sector is an advantage, but if you excel in other areas we can work around this.

Location: The branch is in Deeside

Working hours: 40 Hours per week (8:30am to 5:30pm)

Reporting to: The Regional Manager

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Researching and sourcing potential business opportunities and contacts
  • Following up business leads and identifying new sales opportunities
  • Setting up client meetings
  • Preparing professional presentations for new clients, selling all the features of why they should move their custom over or stay with our company
  • Preparing and submitting formal business tenders and proposals
  • Managing ongoing business accounts whilst building new relationships
  • Communicate with other team members what your plans are for that week, where/who you will be visiting
  • To positively promote the company and its products and services and ensure that a professional image is provided at all times to customers and colleagues
  • To undertake, when requested by the managing directors, additional reasonable tasks and responsibilities not outlined above in order to support the success and continuing performance of the department and company.
  • To abide by the company’s confidentiality agreement when carrying out all tasks as part of this role.

We would also like to hear from you if you have the following skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the confidence to approach people at all levels of seniority
  • Ambitious and persistent
  • Self-motivated and enjoy working to targets
  • A natural networker
  • Articulate, confident communicator and presenter
  • Commercial knowledge to analyse market data and identify new opportunities
  • Strong team player, but equally good at taking initiative
  • Strong sales and negotiation techniques
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Technical product knowledge would be great but we can train you
  • Previously worked in sales, marketing or project management
  • Management experience is desirable
  • A UK drivers licence is essential


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