Business Development Manager German speaker
£48000 - £55000 per annum
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.
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
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