Business Development Manager
Dorset Auto Spares - Alton
A position has recently arisen for a Business Development Manager (BDM) to join our busy team at Dorset Auto Spares in Alton. Dorset Auto Spares, are owned by the Alliance Automotive Group who are a European leader within the Automotive Aftermarket industry.
As the BDM, you are specifically accountable for delivering sales and margin growth for your customer base. The successful candidate will be responsible for building and maintaining strong customer relationships within their targeted territory.
We are offering a competitive salary and ideally, the successful candidate should have previous experience working within a similar background.
Confident in building sales strategies and tactics within your required territory
Proven ability to communicate effectively with Branch, Regional and Senior Management
Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, field based trainers and product managers
Effectively analyse business intelligence software
Able to influence the branch management and sales team
The successful candidate must have a customer focused approach with excellent selling skills, combined with the ability to communicate to all customer groups building strong relationships across the region.
Dynamic and performance oriented individual with strong negotiation and selling skills
Commercial awareness and good knowledge of competitor activity and market conditions is a must
Extensive experience with customer account management
Previous experience delivering sales and margin growth within a business to business environment
Experience at finding and developing new business
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong training and presentation skills
Work well under pressure towards deadlines
Salary Competitive / Negotiable (Depending on experience)
20 days’ Annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays per annum
Company Pension Scheme
If you believe you have the experience we are looking for and would like to be part of an exciting ever growing company, please apply within.