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Business Development Executive - Premium Non-Food Brand - North-West Territory

Seven Search & Selection
North West England
Competitive basic salary + car allowance & strong benefits
Closing date
7 Mar 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
National Accounts, Sales

Job Details

Our client:

  • Leading, international premium branded non-food consumer goods business that manufacture products for the home
  • Design orientated, high end non-food brand renowned for quality and traditional design
  • Won numerous industry awards for quality, innovation and have an outstanding reputation in the industry
  • High levels of customer service offered to a major UK and international retailers across multiple channels including online, department stores and independent retail
  • Prominent in major UK retailers and in particular department stores and online
  • Working culture is autonomous, compassionate and employees are empowered
  • New opportunity as Business Development Executive across the North-West created due to company growth


The role:

  • Management of a North-West territory across a mix of premium end retailers
  • Mixed role which involved selling, merchandising, in-store training, promotional activity across major retailers and smaller independent chains
  • Will need to be well organised, structured, good at building long-term relationships
  • Accounts are already well established so this is very much account management led with a well established product range
  • Able to travel, journey plan and cover the designated area as per the needs of the role.


Ideal candidate:

  • Previous experience in a branded non-food area such as housewares or a design-led product area would be beneficial.
  • Worked for a brand or luxury business where brand representation is of high importance
  • You may come from a retail background such as John Lewis, Lakeland or similar and be looking to move to a supplier but able to utilise your understanding of these accounts
  • We would consider a merchandising, product or retail management background
  • Could have operated at Business Development Executive level and seeking a new challenge
  • The role offers great flexibility, can be on a part-time basis to accommodate this person. Would also consider a full-time person
  • Passionate, personable and a great relationship builder
  • Need to be sociable, a great communicator and ability to build strong relationships at all levels
  • Location wise will need to North-West based – for example Yorkshire, Lancashire or Derbyshire area


Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 2/17011/7. Confidentiality assured.


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0330 010 8327
Yorkshire House, Greek Street
West Yorkshire

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