Business Development Manager - Print Sales

Business Development Manager - Print Sales

Job Title: Business Development Manager - Print Sales
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Corby, Northamptonshire
Salary: £35,000
REF: 896994
Contact Name: Nikki Woodgate
Job Published: 22 days ago

Job Description

We are currently supporting the recruitment of a Business Development Manager for our client, a dynamic and forward-thinking business who provide innovative solutions for clients and their thousands of brands. Our client is uniquely positioned to deliver insights on UK consumer promotions and is considered an expert in their market.

This is an exciting opportunity to grow sales in the print division of the company, including marketing materials, mailing products and secure vouchers. The company work with leading FMCG brand manufacturers most of whom are existing clients, so the role will also include developing client accounts.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Drive new print sales revenues from existing services and develop new propositions
  • Prepare sales plans and strategies
  • Generate and qualify leads, and pitch to prospective clients
  • Develop and deliver sales presentations and proposals
  • Negotiate and close sales with clients
  • Prepare sales contracts and see through to completion
  • Monitor and research print market including market conditions, competition and innovations
  • Keep up to date with industry trends and FMCG activity
  • Maintain sales activity records and report on performance to the Sales Director
  • Drive Personal Development Plan and actions to deliver ongoing professional expertise improvement, market awareness and improved effectiveness
  • Build a positive team environment by delivery of personal goals, targets and objectives

Skills and experience required:

  • Extensive experience of established contacts and network in UK print industry
  • Print industry experience and proven sales track-record in print services
  • Proven ability to network through a client organisation
  • Ability to build strong client relationships
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a strong negotiator
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Entrepreneurial self-starter with proven ability to organise own schedule
  • Full driving licence

Salary and benefits:

  • £35,000 + car allowance + commission