VANRATH are delighted to be representing a Prestigious Manufacturing business who are headquartered here in Northern Ireland. A vitally important position is now available for an experienced and dedicated Business Development Manager based at their Dungiven site.
Monday - Friday - Permanent position
Salary & Benefits:
- £35,000 - £40,000 + commission.
- Fully expensed Company Car (EV) would be provided.
- Equipment provided.
The ideal person:
- At least two year's experience in a similar position
- Manufacturing or Production background
- Hungry for Sales, winning new business and nurturing existing business.
- Ability to create strategies to drive growth and increase revenue.
As the BDM, your duties will include:
- Identifying Opportunities: Researching and analysing market trends, customer needs, and competitor activities to identify potential business opportunities for the organisation.
- Client Relationship Management: Building and maintaining strong relationships with existing clients, understanding their needs, and providing solutions to meet their requirements. This involves regular communication, meetings, and ensuring customer satisfaction.
- New Business Acquisition: Prospecting and generating leads, pitching products to potential clients, and negotiating contracts or deals. This may involve conducting presentations, attending industry events, and networking to expand our organisation's client base.
- Strategic Planning: Developing and implementing strategic plans and initiatives to achieve business objectives. This includes setting sales targets, creating marketing campaigns, and forecasting sales projections.
- Collaboration: Working closely with internal teams such as marketing, product development, and finance to align business strategies and ensure smooth execution of plans.
- Market Research: Conducting market research to gain insights into customer preferences, industry trends, and competitive analysis. This information helps in identifying gaps in the market and developing strategies to gain a competitive edge.
- Proposal and Contract Preparation: Collaborating with cross-functional teams to prepare and present proposals, bids, or contracts to potential clients. This involves understanding client requirements, pricing negotiations, and ensuring legal compliance.
- Relationship Building: Networking with industry professionals, attending conferences, trade shows, and events to build a strong professional network and promote this organisation's products.
- Sales Forecasting and Reporting: Monitoring sales performance, analysing data, and generating regular reports to track progress against targets. This information helps in making informed decisions and adjusting strategies where necessary.
- Adaptability and Initiative: Being proactive, adaptable, and willing to take the lead in identifying and pursuing new business opportunities. This may involve exploring emerging markets, technologies, or partnerships to drive growth.
Overall, as business development manager, you will be focused on driving business growth, expanding the client base, and increasing revenue through strategic planning, relationship management, and effective communication skills.
For further information on this vacancy, or any other job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Conor Groves in the strictest confidence.