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Business Development Manager

Up to £45,000

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We’re looking for an experienced Business Development Manager to join our growing commercial team. Based from home, this role covers the South West and South Coast of England with extensive travel in the region. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, commercial professional to truly contribute to the growth and success of the business.

In short, we want you to proactively identify and develop new business opportunities and strengthen relationships with existing customers.

You will also be great at developing long-term relationships and connecting with key business executives and stakeholders in key industries including aerospace, automotive, composites, foundry, thermoforming and vacuum forming. You will act as the interface and liaise between customers and cross-functional internal teams to ensure the timely and successful delivery of our products according to customer needs.


  • Sales experience in aerospace, automotive, composites, foundry, thermoforming or vacuum forming industries preferred
  • A background in B2B engineering sales would also be ideal
  • Experience in Bid Management, analysing and assessing new business opportunities with existing accounts.
  • Proven track record of increasing company turnover with evidence of growing accounts year on year
  • Exceptional relationship-building capability and demonstrable track record (right contact at the right level)
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to formulate sales deals that will accomplish budgeted margins and correspond to the company’s sales policies
  • Demonstrate the aptitude to be able to understand the application of the product and the engineering process that makes the product and/or the technical capabilities available within the organisation to offer a solution sell
  • Be hands-on and have the aptitude to technically demonstrate products and their capabilities.

In return, we offer a basic salary of up to £45,000 PA plus commission, 33 days holiday, contributory pension scheme, car allowance plus other insurances and benefits.

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