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Business Development Manager BE37

  • Job added:   29 February 2016
  • Salary :   £Competitive basic salary + bonus (ote £50k) + car + benefits
  • Location :   Southern England
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   BE37
  • Company :   Copeland Select
  • Contact :   Julia Pennington

A Manufacturer of branded automotive specialised chemicals to dealer groups and motor manufacturers are looking to recruit a Business Development Manager.

This role would suit someone with a background in the automotive sector, probably with a supplier selling products or a service into dealerships.


Job Purpose

The BDM role is responsible for the account management of existing accounts and new-business development of a mixed portfolio of dealers (car, motorcycle, caravan/leisure and marine) within Southern England.


Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

·         Be proactive in building a process that brings new customers and maintains existing customers with emphasis on value and service as the company’s key benefits.

·         Schedule and organise training and sales events, related marketing materials and event reviews.

·         Lead efforts to achieve volume and goal targets in all inventory and product types. 

·         Develop specific zones and routing within the market to establish an organised marketing strategy.


Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

·         3 years of experience in sales and portfolio management preferred

·         Experience in auto industry preferred

·         Must be able to demonstrate a track record of target achievement and business development

·         Strong communication and presentation skills

·         Strong negotiation skills

·         Strong time management skills and ability to manage deadlines

·         Must be comfortable in a high pressure, results driven and fast paced work environment

·         Be competent in using word/excel/ power point

·         Be located in Southern England


How To Apply

To be considered for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter to Richard Piper at Copeland Select. 




Copeland Select specialise in recruitment in the Automotive Sector.  We work for Automotive Manufacturers, Marketing Agencies, Finance Companies, Leasing Companies, and a wide range of Automotive Suppliers including: Parts, Warranty, Aftersales & IT. Based in the UK, we recruit, sales, marketing, operations, analyst and managerial roles. 

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