Business Development Manager

  • Location
    Galway, Dublin
  • Category
    Sales - Business Development
  • Job type
  • External Reference

Adecco are delighted to be assisting an Irish award-winning family business with 39 years' experience delivering cost-effective freight forwarding solutions with their recruitment within their sales division. Our client is looking to expand their team are looking to hire a new Business Development Manager to join their growing Dublin team to help build new pipeline and manage some of their key accounts throughout Ireland.

Roles and Responsibilities:

� Provide an excellent customer service experience corresponding with customers by email and phone.

� Accurate updating of CRM systems. Actively utilize CRM to record activities, ensuring contact details are accurate, duplicates are removed, new information is added, and accurate call / visit logs are entered

� Maintain positive relationship management with your assigned key accounts.

� Understand and proactively resolve any customer service issues.

� Assist sales managers in following up on any sales leads.

� Support your colleagues to achieve any team goals.

� Liaising with colleagues to develop sales and marketing strategies.

� Identifying market opportunities through meetings, networking, and other channels.

� Liaising with colleagues to develop sales and marketing strategies.

� Identifying market opportunities through meetings, networking, and other channels.

� Preparing Financial projections and sales forecasts.

� Monitor and evaluate competitor products, sales, and marketing activities. Develop sales strategies that can be employed against competitors to win business.

� To communicate and collaborate with internal departments.

� To follow up all outstanding quotations.

� Ability to secure new customer maintenance agreements.

� Prospecting for potential clients and building a continuing list of prospects to call on.

� Meeting established sales goals as defined in our sales representative plan.

� Deliver business development related presentations, negotiate, and close business with nominated accounts, working in coordination with location business development resources.

The ideal Candidate:

� 3 - 5 years' experience

A degree in a business discipline is advantageous
� Well-developed oral and written communication skills to meet a variety of communication needs. Good interpersonal skills that foster open upward and downward communication built on mutual respect.

� Must be flexible to work across different work sections within the business.

� Proficiency in the English Language is a requirement alongside the eligibility to work in Ireland

� Ability to read and interpret documents such as customer quotes/contracts, marketing materials, and customer specifications.

� Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

� Ability to solve practical customer problems. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions, data and details furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

� Availability, flexibility, and maturity to represent the company at a broad range of events/projects in the community, with customers and within the company

If you're interested in this opportunity please email a copy of your CV

Adecco Ireland is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please apply with your CV to: Hannah Brophy