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Business Development Manager German speaker


£48000 - £55000 per annum


Business Development Manager German speaking

C£50k plus car etc.

Kent / Germany


My Client, a privately owned Company who specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of flooring solutions that help to optimise storage, warehousing & distribution processes, are now looking to recruit an experienced, enthusiastic and committed
Business Development Manager German speaking, to improve the growing European market.

You will
foster and develop relationships with customers, suppliers and other partners. Improve profitability through careful strategic planning and positioning in the appropriate markets.

You will also be expected to work closely with the UK Sales Director and the UK sales team in fostering a collaborative working approach, sharing best practice and assisting the wider team in achieving sales targets.

The Role: Business Development Manager German speaking

Identify new business opportunities including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, products and services

Generate leads and cold call prospective customers

Meet with customers/clients face to face or over the phone

Strategy set aims and objectives, implement operational changes

Draw up client contracts and quotes in conjunction with the proposals team

Discuss promotional strategy and activities with the UK marketing department

Attend seminars, conferences and events where appropriate

Help to plan sales campaigns

Carry out sales forecasts and analysis and present your findings to senior management.

Skills /Experience / Qualifications: Business Development Manager German speaking

Businessrelated degree

Previous experience of having worked within a Global and multinational company

A minimum of 5 years sales experience within the steelwork, racking or storage industry

Excellent IT skills, including the use of spreadsheets

Project management skills

Great organisational skills

Good networking skills

The ability to think strategically

The ability to analyse sales figures and write reports

Initiative and the confidence to start things from scratch

Excellent command of both the German and English languages

Connect2Staff/Connect2Kent, part of Commercial Services Trading/Kent Ltd, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

Posted 9 days ago

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