Permanent
Business Development Manager
Local Authorities
Greater Manchester
Up to £42K basic salary, up to £7,500 annual bonus, brand new Hybrid or Electric co car, 27 days holiday with the abilit

Business Development Manager

Ref: 234| Posted: 12th Jan 2022

-Do you have Field sales experience in the construction industry and live on the M62 corridor? Have you sold to Contractors, Local Authorities, Housing Associations, Maintenance companies, Architects and Specifiers, Property owners? If so, we're recruiting for an excellent Timber maintenance company, that will offer up to £42K basic, plus up to £7,500 annual bonus, 27 days holiday, with the ability to buy or sell up to 5 additional days, plus other attractive benefits. Read on and APPLY TODAY!

-THE ROLE; 

  • As Business Development Manager, you will be selling our clients manufactured range of timber restoration products, such as resins, filling, bonding & sealing products.
  • These products are used to save money & time for the customer by restoring, rather than replacing the rot effected timber products. 
  • As Account Manager, Area Sales Manager, you will be selling to joiners, carpenters, painting contractors, local authorities, housing associations, FM companies, property developers, architects, specifiers and to a lesser extent, distributors, decorating outlets, Builders merchants and timber merchants.
  • The role will be a mix of account management and new business.
  • As Business Development Manager, you will gain the order & then back-sell via your decorative stockists and distributors. This is though a solution/specification led sales role, gaining projects with Architects, Local Authorities, Housing Associations and painting and decorating contractors, main contractors, joiners and installers. 
  • The Account Manager, Area Sales Manager will cover the M62 corridor, down as far south as Birmingham and up to the North East. The ideal candidate will be located in the Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield area.
  • You will initially have approximately 100 live accounts, with a database of over 2000 potential customers and will conduct at least 3 meaningful face to face or Teams/zoom meetings per day.
  • You will also deliver CPD seminars to Architects & specifiers, so must be technically capable.

-THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE;

  • The successful Account Manager, Area Sales Manager will be an excellent communicator, positive, instantly engaging, with a can do attitude.  
  • You will have experience of selling added value & if you have sold in the timber, painting, decorating or joinery sectors, then that would be advantageous, although excellent training is offered.
  • The Business Development Manager will ideally have a track record of sales success with contractors, local authorities, architects and specifiers and distributors.
  • You will be organised, able to journey plan and be confident in new business, as well as account management.

-THE COMPANY; 

  • Our client is a well established, well regarded manufacturer of wood restoration products & associated sundries, used to restore rotten wood on timber windows and doors. The products are sustainable and alleviate the need to replace damaged and rotten timber, breathing new life into the timber.  
  • Our client is currently investing in market research and creating a proposition over the next 3 years to deliver growth of 15% per year, so now is a fabulous time to join. 
  • They pride themselves as a company that makes decisions together and plans together, they have an open feedback culture, where they expect people to be open and honest about themselves and their colleagues. 
  • They foster a growth mind set and have a real family feel.

-THE REMUNERATION; 

  • Basic salary of £38,000- £42,000 dependent on experience.
  • Up to £7,500 annual bonus potential.
  • 27 days holiday, with the option to buy or sell up to 5 additional days.
  • Executive level Electric or Hybrid Company car
  • Pension scheme where the employer will match the employee at any level from 5%- 7% contribution.
  • Private medical and dental cover.
  • Death in Service x4
  • They offer up to £1,000 per person for personal development and training

- This is a people centric business, that offer very good training and support and some very nice additional benefits, such as the chance to buy or sell extra holiday time and a wellness scheme. If you are a carpenter, joiner or decorator, with a positive, engaging personality, perhaps looking to get off the tools but coach and train other tradespeople to be one of our clients' approved contractors, then this can move you into a customer facing, sales and service led role. Interviews can take place immediately, so if you have what it takes, then call Colin Chandler, Nick Harris or Willoughby Finn on 01737 452030 or email your CV to info@chandlerharrisrecruitment.co.uk