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Retail Development Manager

Job Title: Retail Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + BONUS + CAR + FUEL + BENEFITS
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93794
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: LUH.09162.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: September 04, 2013 10:34

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join on of the worlds most renowned market research agencies as a Retail Development Manager. This role is field based, with occasional travel to the organisation’s head office in Surrey required. In this unique role, you will be tasked with building relationships with independent retailers to acquire new sales data, in return offering actionable insights that will enhance their sales power. As a result, the Ideal candidate must blend Retail/Data knowledge and excellent Relationship building in order to achieve organisational goals. Key Responsibilities: * Ownership of all independent “retail recruitment” projects from start to finish, within your territory. * Responsibility to achieve specific retailer targets and requirements. * Strategic analysis of requested retail sampling requirements. * Provide monthly updates/reports to Operations Director and Field Manager. * Build key relationships with independent retailers, taking a tenacious approach to ensure that sustainable partnerships are maintained. The Ideal candidate will have: * Experience in using/understanding retail sales data. * A proven track record of identifying and developing new business opportunities. * The ability to build long lasting relationships with key stakeholders. * Tenacious approach to ensuring new business is delivered. * Strong Microsoft office skills. This is an ideal opportunity for a sales/business development exec looking to expand their career. In return, you will be rewarded with a competitive base salary with bonus & benefits, Car, fuel, mobile phone and laptop. If this sounds like the ideal role for you, apply today! We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.