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Job Reference : VAC10366
Cloud 9 Recruitment is a specialist Search & Selection Recruitment Agency. I am an independent Head Hunter working with mainly Corrugated Packaging businesses throughout the UK recruiting for roles within Field Sales, Managerial, Design and Director level positions.
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Job Reference : Business Development Manager
Job Title Business Development Manager
Start Date Immediate
Employment Type Permanent
Hours of Work Full Time
Salary Details £35k-£45k (Dep on Exper) + Bonus, Car, Pension etc
Salary Type Annual
Salary Amount £40,000-50,000
Region South
Description Our client is a manufacturer of Corrugated Packaging Solutions and they are looking to appoint a Business Development Manager to cover the South-East Region.
Reporting to the Sales Director this role will form part of the company's sales team consisting of Business Development/Account, Design and Technical. You will focus both on new business development activity in some of the areas outlined together with taking on responsibility for some existing accounts. Typical accounts range between £250k to £1 million+ per annum. This role will require you in conjunction with the Sales Director to create opportunities using solution/value based selling to meet the new business requirements of the South-East Sales Strategy and integrating these into the business on a regional and site level.

Main Duties
• Agree sales strategy for territory with Sales Director.
• Identify and win new business prospects in accordance with this strategy
• Establish and develop relationships with both existing clients and new business prospects
• Meet agreed targets for new business growth from selected customers.
• Understand the customer's business model and processes to identify new opportunities to add value to the customer
• Active involvement in marketing and promotional activities within the site
brought to the management's attention.
• Work in conjunction with and provide support as required to the Sales/Business Development/Account/Technical/Design functions.
• Follow agreed company procedures

Experience and Knowledge Required

• Educated to degree level or a minimum of 2 years' experience in a customer facing sales role selling Corrugated Packaging
• Experience of dealing with major blue chip accounts/ customers
• The job holder must have good commercial and technical awareness and the ability to develop our multi layered sales offering.
• Understanding of the key business drivers
• Sound commercial acumen and awareness
• Good knowledge of target customer industry sectors.

• Solution sales driven with the ability to frequently come up with new and innovative ideas
• Self-motivated and proactive
• Excellent communicator at all levels.
• The job involves all aspects of customer management alongside the creative skills to ensure account development and retention.
• You must be able to judge market conditions and customer requirements, and be able to recommend actions and solutions to the Sales Director and the rest of the Management Team.

The Package

You will receive a basic salary circa £43k-£46k (Depending on experience) bonus, company car, contributory pension & 25 holidays plus stats and other benefits as expected with this calibre of role

Why Apply?

You will be joining an innovative and progressive organisation; who take pride in successfully developing their employees to their full potential and a large focus on promoting from within.

Cloud 9 Recruitment is acting as a Recruitment Agency

Please apply with a copy of your CV to Yvonne
Industry Sector Paperboard - Corrugated
Paperboard - Flexo Print
Paperboard - HQPP
Packaging Suppliers - Industrial Packaging Supplier
Paperboard - Carton
Job Level Management
Job Function External Sales

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