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Business Development Manager

Job Title: Business Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91467
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
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Job Published: February 07, 2013 09:35

Job Description

This leading company within the book trade supply chain currently seeks a highly motivated and well organised individual as a Business Development Manager, who is capable as working autonomously and as part of a team. As the Business Development Manager, your aim will be to successfully develop and manage a number of key client accounts, while obtaining agreed targets in sales revenues and renewal rates. The role is also accountable for supply chain issues whilst also being required to contribute strategy changes, so a good understanding and experience of the book industry supply chain is essential. The Businss Developmet Manager will utilise their market knowledge to drive forward sales in both existing and prospective markets, whilst sharing information internally to maximise overall revenue. The responsibilities for the role also include: * Taking charge of the day to day running within the division of the organisation * Analysing traffic volume and other sales information to identify new prospective markets * Developing and executing a planning process to assist with business development To be successful in this role, you must have excellent project management skills and the ability to manage your workload since it will involve managing both client requirements and internal commitments. You should also have a strong understanding of both the company’s services and the markets in which it operates. The ideal candidate shall also have: * Strong sales and negotiating skills, with strong business acumen * Previous experience working within the book trade supply chain * The capacity to interpret and analyse market data, and to formulate suitable plans of action If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience, and want to deliver your commercial and project management expertise to a variety of high profile clients at a company that is prominent in the book trade industry, then we would welcome your application. 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.