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Business Development Manager/ Business Development Director

Michael Page Sales
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Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are seeking a motivated and results-driven Business Development Manager/ Director with a passion for sales. The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying new business opportunities for large corporate retail clients.

Client Details

This is a well-established, large-scale company with a great brand and reputation within the Retail Sector from an FM POV

  • Identify and develop new business opportunities within the retail sector
  • Working on winning large scale contracts
  • £1m + contracts securing multi site agreements
  • Drive sales growth and achieve sales targets
  • Develop and implement effective sales strategies
  • Provide regular sales forecasts and market insights
  • Work closely with the sales team to optimise performance
  • Represent the company at industry events and trade shows
  • Contribute to the development of promotional materials and sales proposals


A successful Business Development Manager should have:
  • A proven track record of opening retail accounts
  • Ideally from a service background not FMCG

Job Offer

Great salary and benefits! Lots of scope to progress internally!


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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