Business Development Manager - Blackburn

  • Location: North West
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Discipline: Sales and Marketing
  • Benefits: Company car, Laptop, Mobile phone, 25 days holiday, plus 8 statutory Bank Holidays, Company Pension plus more!
  • Posted: 8 May 2024


Blackburn – up to £45K depending on experience plus £10K OTE + plus EXCELLENT benefits

Our client, a major manufacturer of pneumatics and hydraulics for over 150 years, is looking for a Business Development Manager to cover the Blackburn area.  With the pedigree that my client has worked very hard to forge over 150 years, it is fair to say that they employ the best people.  Read on for more details.

The Benefits are:-

  • 25 days holiday, plus 8 statutory Bank Holidays
  • Company car
  • Laptop & Mobile phone
  • Company Pension
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • Healthcare plan
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Death In Service benefit
  • Healthy work life balance (38.25 hours per week)

The main responsibilities are:-

  • Identify potential new customers
  • Manage Key Accounts within a territorial area
  • Drive sales and profitability by targeting prospective customers and generating new business
  • Ensure clients are kept up to date with my client’s range of products and services
  • Liaise with internal engineers and clients offering narrative and expertise to close sales
  • Develop and maintain long-term relationships with clients
  • Maintain supply chain of products ensuring customers receive products as quickly as possible
  • Communicate any product delays to customers as soon as possible
  • Communicate client needs and demands to relevant department
  • Use CRM to keep records of client transactions

You will be:-

  • Able to demonstrate experience in a similar role is essential
  • Knowledgeable of engineering or pneumatics would be an advantage or experience in a similar industry
  • Able to demonstrate where you have achieved previous sales targets and how you maintained this
  • Articulate and communicable to all levels, from shop floor to board room.  Both written and verbal
  • Comfortable presenting and explaining a wide variety from simple to complex machinery
  • Tenacious and resilient, able to seek out and bring in new business
  • Comfortable with IT packages including MS Office and CRM to update sales figures

Apologies but we can only accept applications from candidates that have the right to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship.

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