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Business Development Manager

  • Location:Hassocks, West Sussex
  • Salary:£24000.00 - 25000.00
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Date Posted:09/09/2021

Job Title: Business Development Officer

Location: Albourne, Hassocks

Salary: £25k per annum depending on experience

Full Time, Monday-Friday 9am-5:30pm

Our client based in Albourne, Hassocks is looking to recruit a Business Development Officer to ensure effective customer service levels and proactively develop business with new clients and customers. To identify and follow up new leads with a wide range of potential new accounts.

Responsibilities
* To Maintain relationships and constant communication with fields sales team and Assistant to COO.
* Assists field sales colleagues with arranging meetings and sales calls with existing, new and potential customer accounts.
* Work alongside field sales team to optimize new customer potential.
* Makes outgoing customer calls in order to sell products and services and set up new customer accounts.
* Initiating sales with potential customers over the phone.
* Answers questions about product specifications and pricing.
* Taking orders over the phone and inputting them into the SAP system
* Upsell customers to larger products.
* Explains product pricing and negotiate bulk or package pricing with COO.
* Accurately and efficiently enter customer information into company SAP database for mailing and billing purposes.
* Process credit card payments and troubleshoot any issues that may arise.
* Use SAP telemarketing database and campaign lists by making sales pitches.
* Contact customers in response to correspondence or feedback.
* Supporting other departments answering incoming telephone calls when required.
* Maintains working knowledge of products and services sold and keep current on pet food industry developments.
* Meeting targets and sales quotas.
* Attending consumer and trade shows representing the client and their products. This may include occasional weekend work.
Requirements
* The person appointed will be highly motivated, enthusiastic, pro-active, and flexible with a desire to offer excellent customer service.
* The post-holder will be responsible for planning and managing their own time, for reporting to senior management and for working within timescales and budget.

Desired Skills

* Highly motivated team player
* Experience and a clear understanding of a CRM system
* Experience of using SAP systems.
* An understanding of FMCG and retail dynamics.
* Ability to work under pressure and own initiative.
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
* Full current driving licence
* An interest in animals/animal nutrition and their welfare

Please apply today

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We act as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

If your application is successful a consultant will be in contact with you within the next 2 working days. If you do not hear within 7 days please call the office as we always wish to provide 100% customer service.

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