Business Development Manager

Location Northampton
Discipline: Other sectors
Salary: £45,000 | great benefits + bonus
Job ref: 228
We are recruiting for a Business Development Manager to work for a leading UK consumer goods brand and managing a top UK high-street retailer account.

Company snapshot:
  • Multi-award winning company working with  some of the top UK retailers is looking for a Business Development Manager due to growth
  • Ethical, cruelty-free approach using the latest modern production technology
  • Highly successful Plc experiencing a rapid growth period
  • Recent winners of retail supplier of the year 
The role:
  • As Business Development Manager you will be assembling and executing a strong strategic sales plan to help maximise the growth of the business working with one key high-street retailer.
  • This retailer is quite a creative account allowing lots of scope to grow business, spot trends and create some brilliant products 
  • Managing the preparation and delivery of customer presentations.
  • Monitoring budgets related to all sales activity, including producing full profit and loss statements for each key account.
  • Working closely with customers and internal Product Managers to oversee the NPD process and maximise on growth opportunities.
  • Solving any customer quality issues efficiently, communicating with both the internal team and customer to ensure all expectations are met. 
About you:
  • Demonstrated track record of producing strong sales growth among multiple retail accounts within the consumer goods (preferably fashion/clothing) sector.
  • Previous business development experience within private-label, high volume goods.
  • Team management skills are a huge advantage.
  • Commercially astute with an awareness of the latest trends and the ability to identify new growth opportunities.
The package:
  • Up to £50,000 basic salary.
  • Generous bonus scheme.
  • Flexible working- can be remote or office-based.
  • Great benefits
This Business Development Manager role based near Northampton would suit candidates with previous experience in a Sales Manager/Business Development role within the FMCG/consumer goods sector. You could be partly home-based so candidates from areas including Peterborough, Huntingdon, Cambridge, Northampton, Nottingham, Milton Keynes, Bedford, Ipswich, Coventry would be considered.