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Business Development Manager - Office Furniture

Business Development Manager - Office Furniture

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    Head Office Appointments, Sales Teams and Account Management

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    £40000 - £45000 per annum + +Excellent Commission + Car Allowance

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    Helen Taylor

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    2 months ago

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Business Development Manager
Salary dependant on experience £40,000- £45,000 per annum + Excellent Commission Structure + Car Allowance
Head Office Based/Client visits as and when required

Farnborough, Hampshire

My client is a well-established supplier of high quality office & industrial furniture & equipment. They are looking to recruit a Business Development Manager to proactively source and procure new business for the company. The candidate will report directly into the UK Managing Director. It's a very exciting time to join the company as they continue to develop and expand their UK presence.

If you are an experienced Business Developer looking to join a company with a fantastic company culture who are progressive, dynamic and forward thinking then this opportunity could be ideal for you.


  • Proactively prospect for new customers via phone, email, social media and in person
  • Develop a strong & ongoing pipeline of new business
  • Pursue, qualify & manage inbound leads
  • Secure orders & see through to successful delivery
  • Up-sell and cross-sell at every opportunity to maximise revenue & profit
  • Develop & maintain strong knowledge of the existing product range and seek information about new products as needed
  • Plan & design layouts for customers as required and supply competitive quotes for these
  • Source products from outside the core range as necessary & develop strong relationships with UK suppliers
  • Ensure all orders are accurately & efficiently processed
  • Liaise with logistics partner as necessary to ensure all orders are delivered in line with customers' expectations
  • Provide excellent customer service at all stages of the end-to-end customer journey
  • Visit customers as required to win business and develop relationships
  • Attend networking events, trade fairs and other external events as reasonably required
  • Comply with all policies & procedures in place at any given time

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Industry experience and contacts within the sector is essential.
  • Ideally you will possess a minimum of 5 years' experience in an outbound sales environment (calling, social outreach & email etc)
  • Passionate and driven for every lead, enquiry and order.
  • Proactive on social media including LinkedIn and you will have built up a strong knowledge within this area.
  • Able to attend trade & networking events as required.
  • Ability to be personable as well as persuasive, and to communicate convincingly.
  • Be authentic & a strong ambassador for the business.
  • Show good initiative and be able to follow through on tasks.
  • Excellent self-motivation and time management skills.
  • Quickly build confidence through an ability to interface professionally with a wide spectrum of companies including senior employees and executives.
  • Strong knowledge and background in office and workplace furniture & equipment sales.
  • Excellent team-working & influencing skills

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Business Development Executive/Manager to really drive and grow the business for this well established and progressive business.

If you feel this role would be ideal for you then please apply today with a copy of your CV.

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