Business Development Manager – Lighting

Job Type – Permanent
Pay -£50,000 – £55,000 + OTE + Benefits
Reference -2046283
Closing date -23 Dec 2013

Business Development Manager – Lighting
North West UK – Manchester

Hays are delighted to be working exclusively with an established provider of electrical supplies to the wholesale trade. Aligned with globally recognised manufacturers, this organisation prides themselves on providing a comprehensive product portfolio, excellent customer service and a can-do, will-do attitude. Furthermore, this company abides to industry specific regulations and exceptional moral codes of conduct. Due to increasing demand from their existing customer base for lighting supplies, this innovative organisation now feel it is appropriate to hire an ambitious sales professional to spearhead this operation.

The Business Development Manager will report directly into the Managing Director and be responsible for the development of new business with the existing account base as well as creating new partnerships. By negotiating contracts with current and new manufacturers, you will build long-lasting relationships and add considerable value to the bottom line. This is a brand new venture for the business so you will use your knowledge of the lighting market to create and implement strategy in line with the businesses objectives. Initially, this is a stand-alone position, but it is the ambition of the business to grow this division, with the successful candidate being responsible for the development and management of a new team.

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity to grow a business, it is imperative that you have the following:

· A proven sales track record within the lighting industry, working with manufacturers, distributors and the wholesale trade.
· The ability to manage and motivate others within a sales environment.
· A can-do, will-do attitude whilst having a professional and modest demeanour.
· Live within a commutable distance to the Manchester office.


Talk to Matthew Lloyd, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Leeds

Contact consultant
telephone:0113 200 3755
fax:0207 510 5265
3rd Floor, Sovereign House, South Parade,, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, LS1 5QL

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