Business Development Manager

  • Location
    Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary
    £ 30000 - £ 40000 / Year
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Sales & Retail - Business Development

Business development in the mechanical engineering sector


Hybrid opportunity available

£30 to 40k depending on experiences plus commission upto £10k and car allowance

You will join a vibrant team to develop, promote, sell and grow the Industrial power tools products into the mechanical engineering sector across UK, and Europe.

Key Responsibilities

Develop and Maintain specialist distribution customer base for professional products

Work with customers to develop product requirements.

Liaise with the product team in HQ for a product road map and responsible for new product line launch in UK and EU market place.

Identify areas for market research, conduct customer and competitor analysis and monitor feedback.

Devising sales and marketing strategy and tactics for Promoting and selling Industrial power tools

Visit current and potential accounts, visiting and attending UK & European exhibitions

Create pricing strategy and Maintain price list for all various sales channel

Liaise with planning team for forward planning of new stock

Setting and controlling of yearly budgets and sales targets

Monthly and Annual sales reporting.

Liaising closely with members of support staff, admin, technical, and marketing.

Education or experience required.

3 years sales experience in technical/professional hardware products to B2B specialist distributor customers.

Product management experience essential

A degree, or equivalent, in the areas of engineering or marketing is ideal.

Business acumen

Negotiation skills

Self motivation

numeric skills


computer skills

Good analytical abilities

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