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Senior Business Development Manager - Consumer Electronics

Michael Page Sales
£50,000 to £55,000 per annum + OTE + car allowance
Closing date
20 Feb 2022

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
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Senior Business Development Manager - Consumer Electronics

- Staines

  • Excellent opportunity for a consumer electronics expert in sales
  • Opportunity to build and execute a UK Retail sales strategy for a growing client

About Our Client

My client is renowned for what they do within the telecommunications and industry and have developed partnerships with some of the strongest brands across the UK and internationally! As they continue to grow, they have used their technology and technical expertise to diversify their offering into the world Wearable Technology and e-bikes and e-scooters.

Senior Business Development Manager - Consumer Electronics

Job Description

The Senior Business Development Manager - Consumer Electronics will be responsible for the identification, evaluation, and execution of new business sales opportunities within the UK retail market both online and offline to drive the growth of their Personal Transports and Wearables products.

Responsibilities include: -

  • Target and building relationships with UK retailers. Identifying and networking with the right retail partners - for example, Argos, Halfords but not limited to.
  • Building longer term partnerships with retailers to maximise sales through selling the right solutions and partnering on joint business plans and strategy
  • Collaborate with the Product team in establishing and recommending the most realistic sales goals for the region.
  • Identify objectives, strategies, and action plans to improve short- and long-term sales and margins
  • Follow-up of the sales pipeline daily and make sure all activities (call/mail/f2f) are tracked accordingly.
  • Report back to and collaborate with the Managing Director and Chief Marketing Officer on sales and marketing initiatives
  • Monitor and analyse the UK retail market developments, through sourcing data, researching the market and being across all potential opportunities for growth and distribution
  • Work with the wider commercial team to leverage existing buyer and external relationships to maximise the opportunity for growth

The Successful Applicant

The Senior Business Development Manager - Consumer Electronics will need to demonstrate the following:-

  • A proven track record in new business, direct sales and over performance in sales
  • Strong commercial, networking, and negotiation skills
  • Relevant and successful experience within the sales and UK retail market in the consumer electronics, technology, wearables, e-bikes / scooter, and other relevant sectors
  • A self-starter, driven, ambitious individual with a strong desire to make a difference.
  • Experience with Gap analysis and category management skills
  • Will be analytical in their approach and be able to work with multiple stakeholders at various levels.
  • Consistent track record working in a dynamic and collaborative environment
  • A very proactive and entrepreneurial candidate, coming with a challenger brand mentality - if someone has experience of a start up or building sales from scratch that would certainly be of interest!
  • Be able travel to the head office in Staines 2 days per week however this a national role so there is flexibility as to where the candidate can be based.

Your interest in sales, consumer electronics, technology, and gadgets, as well as your entrepreneurial drive will enable you to significantly grow and scale sales for this organisation. Your understanding of the UK retailer market and specific target retailers combined with your commercial know-how, shape how new and existing businesses grow.

Use of your effective communication skills will be of great importance as you will be the 'face' of the products to a portfolio of customers whose needs you listen to and help define the strategy for how their products and services can reach UK consumers.

What's on Offer

circa £50,000 - £55,000 per annum + OTE / bonus + car allowance

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.

Ref Code: MPGCJN0120224577864Z
Closing Date: 18/03/2022


Michael Page Sales UK is a leading professional recruitment consultancy covering permanent, interim and contract recruitment. We have UK wide coverage with ten offices located in London, Weybridge, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, St Albans, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. The core markets we serve are Consumer, Business Services, Media, IT/Telco, Financial Services, Healthcare and Technical Sales, with a dedicated person or team in each location specialising in each of these sectors. The clients we work with are as diverse as the candidates we represent; from Blue Chips to SMEs, and Sales Execs to Sales Directors. Our Consultants are typically from relevant sales backgrounds giving first hand experience of the roles we recruit for. We pride ourselves on delivering unrivalled service levels to our candidates and our clients, our track record of success over the past 20 years means we stand out.

Within our Consumer Sales Division we have consultants within each of the 10 offices who dedicate themselves to this sector and no other. Our specialist capability is demonstrated further as we focus on sub sectors such as food, drink, household, foodservice, consumer electronics, apparel, health & beauty, consumer healthcare, pet and sports. Some of our key clients include Colgate, Beiersdorf, Dr Oetker, Johnson & Johnson, Matthew Clark, PZ Cussons, Kellogg’s, 2 Sisters, Samsung, Seven Seas, Twinings, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, Warburtons, InBev, Kettle Chips, Hallmark, Luxottica, McCain, Britvic, General Mills, and Molson Coors to name but a few!

Michael Page Sales UK is part of Michael Page International with operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. As well as looking for high quality candidates for our clients, we are also always looking for top talent to work for us

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