25th September 2019

Business Development Manager

Reference: BBBH16935

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 25/09/2019

Are you an experienced sales professional with a track record in the FMCG, grocery or related industry?

Do you have a proven background in wining new business within a large geographical territory?

Would you like to work for a leading local company with excellent remuneration on offer?

We have a very exciting role with a Top 100 company as they are looking to grow their sales team. If interested or would like more information call Alex on 02890 313157 or email [email protected]

The Job:

The business development territory covers counties Down, Fermanagh and Tyrone with a focus on competitor retailers alongside green and brownfield sites

The successful candidate will be tasked with developing the company brands in Northern Ireland by identifying opportunities for new business and engaging new retailer partners, including their smooth integration, into the company.

  • Develop a journey plan with call frequency, to include cold calling
  • Generate own leads and set appointments
  • Build good working relationships with property agents and legal teams
  • Identify suitable, new retail partners
  • Engage with nominated business partners to establish opportunities in areas of under
  • Deliver individual new store target within the defined geographical area, in line with team budget
  • Maintain a record of calls made, actions taken, responses noted with regular follow up
  • Maintain and update all information relating to N.I. grocery market competitors.

The Person:

  • Full driving licence
  • 3 years sales and/or business development experience
  • The ability to demonstrate and evidence a strong track record in sales and/or the securing of new business
  • A forward thinking and creative sales approach
  • Results-driven
  • The ability to build long term relationships
  • Strong interpersonal skills at a face-to-face level
  • Confident negotiation skills and the ability to close a deal
  • The ability to work on own initiative and also as part of a team
  • The ability to cope with competing demands and to prioritise tasks

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

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