Business Development Manager

Cavendish Maine
Southern England
c£35-£40,000 + Bonus £7-£10,000
Closing date
19 Aug 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
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Cavendish Maine have been retained by the largest manufacturer of Artificial Grass in Europe. With manufacturing and research facilities across Europe, South America and China a sector leading business with a turnover in excess of £150m.

Due to expansion of their UK business my client is looking for a Sales Manager to develop new business routes to market where they are not yet active.

Traditional root to market in the UK has been through builder’s merchants and artificial grass installers. This role is new and the incumbent will be tasked with pursuing new business channels that could include -

  • Projects: Building and construction companies, architects, specifiers and contractors for big projects, these would include hotels, apartments, leisure sites and municipality landscaping projects.
  • Organized retail is another untapped market in the UK my client is not selling into retail currently. This is an important route to market they would like to explore.
  • My client has an e-commerce site selling directly to the consumer. This is active in several countries in Europe and will needs monitoring and marketed in the UK.

We are looking for candidates who are new business pioneers, finding and organizing sales within those channels.

This is a new business role with long lead times and wouldn’t suit someone used to quick sales wins. Hopefully candidates will be able to bring experience and contacts within one or more of these target sectors. My client is particularly keen to attract a candidate who has sold to architects and specifiers for new building and refurbishment projects.

Being a leading manufacturer with many different and varied products and a strong development team in the factory my client sees huge success potential for this person. Their offering can been incredibly flexible, able to suit any application.

If you are new business focused with any experience of selling a product to Architects, Specifiers or main Contractors please get in touch for more detail on the client.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a market leading European business with ambitious plans for expansion in the UK.

My client are offering a flexible package for the right candidate with a basic salary plus bonus, company car or allowance as well as home office set up.

If you feel this is a role suited to your experience please get in touch.

Contact: Craig Tindall

Reference: CMT/23213

Candidate care:

By responding to this advert you consent to Cavendish Maine processing the personal data included within this application.

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 for 6 months, 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.


Established in 1991 Cavendish Maine is a specialist sales, marketing and management recruitment consultancy with 25 consultants based in offices in Portishead. Covering the whole of the UK, we work with suppliers of food and non-food products to retail, hospitality and leisure markets and our impressive client portfolio ranges from global brand leaders to fast growing private companies.

Our team is experienced, professional and knowledgeable and each consultant has a specific market focus. This means that we know our clients intimately and our candidates are well briefed and well prepared for all interviews.In addition we have one consultant who specialises in export and international roles and separate teams that bring the same recruitment processes to accountancy and financial services employers.

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01275 813000
Wessex House
4 Greystoke Business Centre
High Street
BS20 6PY
United Kingdom

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