Business Development Manager

Following a record – breaking sales year my client, a highly successful manufacturer of office and workplace furniture, are looking to appoint an individual to help support the continued growth of their dealer and distributor accounts (possibly some major account responsibility).


This is a rare opportunity for someone looking to take the next step in their career progression and take up the opportunity of working with a global manufacturing company. This is in an exciting stage in their development of its UK business and structure.


With the introduction of some major new products being launched in 2023 there has never been a better time for the right minded individual to join the company. 


Ideally suited to someone working in a sales or account management role within furniture, you will have a strong work ethic underpinned by positive attitude and aptitude, this position affords the successful candidate the opportunity to contribute to an already successful team and create an opportunity to further their career.


This role is based in London, with flexible working and travel likely required as a minimum across the UK and occasionally into Europe.


The Role

The primary responsibilities will be to develop existing dealer relationships as well as focusing on new business development of new dealers across the UK.


Key Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a team to service and further develop key dealership accounts
  • Contribute to the creation of tender submissions and quotations being prepared and issued
  • Proactively engage with key account contacts to introduce new product lines
  • Attend site installations to oversee and ensure successful completion
  • Come up with ideas for social events and attend as required as part of the team
  • Travel as required


Person Specification

  • Currently working as a sales / account manager or similar role looking to take the next step
  • Knowledge or experience within any furniture sector is strongly preferred
  • Ideally located within easy commuting distance of London
  • Demonstrable experience of growing sales within a client organisation and an ability to influence the company’s success
  • An excellent new business developer as well as account manager
  • A driven personality who is prepared to go the extra mile to achieve success
  • An ability to identify and build long lasting relationships across all levels within a client’s business
  • An elevated level of communication and presentation skills


Salary & Benefits

  • Basic Salary in the region of 50k dependent on experience
  • Commission payable against all orders.
  • Company contribution to private pension


Contact: Craig Tindall


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If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 48 hours of receiving your application.


Should you not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies.  If you do not want us to do this please call us to advise.


In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine.


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