Business Development Manager
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|Job Type||Permanent Full Time|
|Sector||Commercial - Sales|
|Salary||Up to £25000 per annum + £45K OTE|
- Expanding business looking for a sales person that is able to cope with the fast pace and is comfortable being part of a small and growing team. We are a small and modern family business that specialises in the manufacture of conservatory and window blinds. We also sell all types of window blinds, external awnings and plantation shutters. The job will involve all aspects of selling these products to our end customers, mostly domestic, but also trade and increasingly commercial and contract customers.
The job is both specialised and interesting, managing your own diary and working as part of a team. Utilising some company leads and generating your own leads too for both retail and trade customers. Previous experience in the blinds industry is not necessary as full training will be given, previous experience in sales is essential, as well as a practical ability and some technical know-how.
*To drive sales of blinds, shutters and awnings by creating and researching new leads for both trade and retail customers
*To carry out sales appointments and customer follow ups and liaison offering knowledgeable advice with excellent customer service and sales skills
*To understand and learn the technical aspects of the product range, and to have the ability to survey and measure accurately
*To communicate effectively and work as part of a small team with a can-do attitude and a flexible schedule
*Support the sales team and achieve a consistently high customer satisfaction score
*Lead Generation from an existing database and also supporting the development of new prospects
*Meeting potential customers in their own home, taking orders which will involve processing the requirements through taking measurements, and preparing survey sheets for ordering, etc
*Ensuring the client is happy with the service they receive
*Self-Motivated with excellent communication skills
*Well-presented and professional
*Honest, reliable, ethical and conscientious
*Familiar and competent with metric measurements - able to use a tape measure
*Good organiser with time planning skills and good time keeping
*Basic IT skills for e-mail, internet based systems, and able to use an iPad
*Full UK driving license
*Eligible to work in the UK
*Based within a 40 minute commute by car to our head office in Ruislip
*Full time position
*Flexible working hours which will include some evenings and every other Saturday
*Salary paid monthly via BACS
*Company iPad provided
*Basic salary £25 + Commission to £45k OTE