Job Title: Northern Business Development Manager – Paper Products

Salary: £30k to £40k basic (depending on experience) plus commission

Location: Northern England

Reference: J6847

Contact: Steve Parker

Telephone: 0160 687 0017

Categories: Packaging, Paper, Sales, North West, North East


Are you an ambitious and results-driven individual with a passion for business development? An independent supplier of paper products to merchants and packaging companies is seeking a talented Business Development Manager to join its dynamic team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a company committed to delivering excellence, and help contribute to their continued success, with significant rewards for your achievements.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement effective business development strategies to identify and secure new clients and partnerships.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including potential customers, distributors, and industry influencers.
  • Conduct market research to identify trends, opportunities, and competitor activities.
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities, including new markets, product lines, and target customers.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure seamless delivery of products and services to clients.
  • Meet or exceed sales targets and contribute to the overall growth of the company.
  • Prepare and deliver persuasive sales presentations to potential clients.
  • Negotiate contracts and close deals with customers, ensuring mutually beneficial terms.
  • Stay up to date with industry developments and best practices.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a Business Development Manager or in a similar role.
  • A good understanding of paper products and knowledge of the industry with contacts in merchant circles.
  • Strong track record of achieving sales targets and driving business growth.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to gather and interpret market data.
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented, with a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience, to be discussed at the interview.
  • Competitive commission structure.
  • Company car provided.
  • Mobile phone.
  • Laptop
  • Free parking on-site.
  • 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Pension scheme
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