Business Development Manager

Full Time Permanent

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Business Development Manager – Builders Merchant – Portsmouth


To assist the Business Unit in the acquisition and development of new accounts and to ensure that any lapsed or dormant accounts are re-activated; working with all functions within sales to develop and leverage the scale of the Business Unit.


* Find and develop new business via cold calling, lead follow ups, and general customer interaction.

* Support customers with the on-boarding of their new account, ensuring that they start and continue to spend.

* Work with the branch teams on agreeing and setting new terms of trade for any new accounts

* Target dormant & lapsed accounts to reactivate them

* Simplify the customer experience by ensuring close management of the accounts opened

* Sustain customer relationships to ensure repeat business and develop an established portfolio

* Work with all functions and branch teams to ensure that all opportunities are leveraged

Qualifications / Technical Skills

* Literate and numerate

* Influencing

* Problem solving

* Negotiation

* Territory planning – desirable

Experience and Knowledge

* Held customer facing roles

* Digital tools and systems

* Sales accountability – desirable

* Execution of sales plans and campaigns – desirable

* Cross-functional working – desirable

* Sourcing & developing new business – desirable

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