Business Development Manager/Trainee - home-based - Midlands/North of England

The Midlands and Northern England
An attractive remuneration package is on offer including a competitive salary, company car/car allo
28 Jun 2019
26 Jul 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting new career opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, commercially astute Business Development Manager to  develop and drive our client's product portfolio and brands within the UK Livestock Farming Sector.   This role is also suitable for someone wishing to progress their career from sales into business development.

You must enjoy spending time in the field, both on farm and in store and have the ability to understand customer problems and provide innovative solutions.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop the annual sales & marketing plan for the product categories, delivering the annual sales and gross margin budget objectives
  • Provide technical support for end users, internal and external customers
  • Develop, build and maintain strong working relationships with existing channel partners, influencers and customers
  • Keep channel partners and customers informed of new products, promotional opportunities and product supply status.
  • Co-ordinate and implement sales promotional programmes
  • Ensure retail products are distributed, ranged, and merchandised in-store to optimise profitable sales opportunities
  • Provide training and support to both existing and new channel partners and customers
  • Provide monthly reports on sales performance and new product introductions
  • Monitor competitor activity and report relevant information back to management
  • Capture and report back user feedback for product / system improvements

Candidate Requirements:

  • Proven experience in business development, sales or supplier relationship management role is essential
  • A  knowledge of the UK livestock farming industry 
  • A qualification in a relevant technology, business or marketing subject is desirable
  • Possess an understanding of sales processes
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Strong IT skills with the aptitude to learn new technology
  • Full UK driving license


An attractive remuneration package is on offer including a  competitive salary, company car/car allowance and company pension scheme.

To apply for this new career opportunity:

Please e-mail your CV and covering letter to:

For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Amanda Latham on:

Office 01885 483440, DDI 01885 485524, Mobile 07730218934

Thank you.

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