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Business Development Director BE23

  • Job added:   29 October 2015
  • Salary :   £Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
  • Location :   Field Based / Surrey
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   BE23
  • Company :   Copeland Select
  • Contact :   Julia Pennington

Our Client is a leading provider of Aftermarket solutions and are looking to recruit an Automotive Business Development Director to be responsible for the effective implementation of a sales new business proposition to deliver the company’s objectives in the automotive sector.

You will be working with Automotive OEMs; Large Dealer Groups & National Service Centres presenting core product offerings of automotive warranties including service plans, GAP Insurance, Tyre Insurance & MOT Insurance

Key responsibilities will include:

  • To be responsible for the design, effective implementation of  high quality new business acquisition
  • To grow new business revenue by the agreed annual growth budgets
  • Direct to client approach ideally avoiding or minimizing any Broker involvement unless it is believed to be critical to the success of the new business opportunity
  • To ensure full compliance to all regulatory standards
  • To continually review country by country market and regulatory developments, anticipating likely outcomes and refining sales and marketing strategy to maximise its growth potential against these developments

Person Specification:

  • Motor Industry experience and specifically knowledge of Vehicle Manufacturers is desirable
  • Proven track record in a B2B sales role with experience of handling major accounts
  • Evidence of high level influencing skills
  • Evidence of strategic selling and strategic account management
  • Proven relationship management and excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Forward thinking planning decision making
  • Analytically orientated
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ideally educated to degree level standard however this is not essential.
  • A second language would be advantageous but not essential,  preferably French, German or Italian

How To Apply

To be considered for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter to Nicola Hedges at Copeland Select, Automotive Recruitment.

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