Business Development Manager

2020-10-15 09:14:462020-11-11Comton Group
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Area Lancashire, England LancashireEngland
Sector Sales - Business Development Manager
Salary £30000 - £40000
Start Date
Telephone 0121 285 4287
Job Ref BDM - North West
Job Views 65

External salesperson

We have a requirement for an External salesperson to work in a large multi-metal stockholding business.

Our Client is a market leading metals stockholder who are seeking a highly motivated, driven and skilled Business Development Manager to service new and existing business.

Requirements – What we need from you

  • Ability to sell/upsell – Your daily duties will involve pro-actively seeking out new opportunities; as well as the ability to build strong relationships with new and existing businesses.
  • Negotiating – It is imperative that the successful candidate has the ability to negotiate to achieve the best returns on investments.
  • Communication – Candidates must have the ability to communicate information clearly and be adaptable to vary your communication style to suit different clients.
  • Account builder – It is imperative that successful candidates have a history within the industry servicing and growing customer accounts.
  • Initiative – Successful candidates will work on their own initiative to book appointments and service your own accounts via regular communication.
  • Spot opportunities – Candidates must be able to spot opportunities to increase sales and opportunities to cross sell products.
  • Self-motivated – You must be self-motivated and driven to make and close deals.



Our client have various locations across the UK and have grown during the pandemic due to their high stock levels and value added services they can offer to their customer base. They continue to see growth year on year and continually look to reinvest profits to ensure they continue to innovate and compete within the metals industry.

Our Client need a candidate who is highly skilled, motivated and well-connected within the industry to help work on improving and developing the commercial side of this expanding business.

This role is suited to a candidate who is driven to generate sales and is motivated to maximise profit within a commercially minded team to ensure the continued growth of the business.

Our Client have lots of great things to offer to the successful candidates making this an excellent place to work.

Full support will be provided, including an initial training period when you start working for the company.



Examples of What You Will Be Doing Right Away

  • Identifying and establishing new customers either by geographical region, market sector or product portfolio.
  • Visiting existing or new clients, to gain an understanding of their business needs and developing an understanding of how best you can service them.
  • To reignite lapsed accounts.
  • Recording all customer enquiries and orders efficiently and accurately.
  • Identifying new opportunities on new or existing customers to maximise profit for the company.
  • Meeting and exceeding the agreed targets.
  • Ensuring you respond to all customer enquiries in a professional manner and within a timescale agreed.

Benefits/ Details

  • 30k – 40k (based on experience) – To be discussed at interview
  • Company Car, Laptop, Fuel allowance & mobile phone
  • Working hours 09:00 to 17:00 - Monday to Friday
  • Company Pension
  • 25 days holiday (excluding 3 days holiday over Christmas and New Year)
  • Working from home managing your own diary

Any queries please do not hesitate to get in contact with Comton Group on

0121 285 4287 or

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Comton Group Ltd , Branston Court, Branston Street, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, B18 6BA

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