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Business Development Manager

Cavendish Maine
£28 - £32k + bonus £6,000
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Our client, well known for the quality of its products and excellent customer service is looking to hire a new business development manager for their healthcare division. Our client is a leader in the supply of Linen and soft furnishings to the Hospitality and public sectors.

As Business Development Manager the focus will be to visit and present the product range to hospitals and care facilities both NHS and private, ensuring they are fully aware of the services and products on offer. There will be a mix of existing accounts to manage as well as developing new business through targeted visits and drop-ins. Due to the nature of the customers involved, this person will have a ‘caring’ soft sales approach with the personality to nurture accounts not a ‘hard sell’ style.  

The Role

  • Build and maintain strong business relationships with customers.
  • Accurate reporting, updating and maintaining key sales data to defined company deadlines.
  • Be proactive in meetings, review current market trends, business developments and actively look for opportunities to up sell.
  • You’ll need to be an effective journey planner to utilise the best sales opportunities.
  • Liaising with internal departments and suppliers, ensuring customer has correct product information and quotes.

The right candidate

  • You’ll have excellent communication skills with a soft and considerate sales manner.
  • Previous regional Field Sales experience and a proven track record of winning new business
  • IT knowledge to include MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook 
  • Excellent customer service, planning, and organisation skills
  • Must hold a UK valid driving licence.  

If you’re looking to work for a market leading company in the healthcare sector to progress your career that can offer stability and training this could be the role for you. 

You’ll work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. You’ll collaborate with a wide range of other experts around the business, bringing ideas to life where you will play a leading role in the sales team. This is a business that understands the value of innovation and has a commitment to environment and to ethical trading. 

Salary: £28 - £32k + bonus £6,000

Package – Company car, laptop, pension, mobile 

Holiday 25 days + bank holidays 

Location – National

Contact: Craig Tindall
Reference: CMT/86807

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, 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. 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.

Company info
01275 813000
Leigh Court Business Centre
Pill Road
Abbots Leigh

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