This Interior Design Consultancy specialises in designing and installing interiors for Showhomes, Hotels, Retirement Homes, Marketing Suites, Private Clients and supplying Furniture Packages. They have a team of talented in-house professionals which includes designers, soft furnishers, stylists, picture-framers and fitters and are now seeking an additional Business Development Manager to be based out for their offices but working nationally.
Your role will be a combination of winning new business and account management and the position comes with a car as, under normal conditions, it is likely to be a 50/50 split between office and travel. They are a very family-friendly business and flexible about working hours, have a good company pension scheme, a group company bonus paid twice yearly and staff discounts from suppliers. All of this contributes to a low turnover of staff and repeat business from their clients.
Among other things, you’ll be: Agreeing sales targets and implementing a strategy that achieves or exceeds these targets; Delivering successful repeat business; Improving retention and referral rates; Negotiating project budgets with customers and maintaining their prospect database (ACT).
With knowledge of the Interior Design marketplace you’ll have strong sales and negotiating skills, solid communication skills, good IT skills and be able to read plans and layouts. Self-driven and results oriented with a positive outlook you’ll be able to demonstrate success in managing client accounts and be comfortable dealing with clients at all levels. You’ll need a current driving licence.
Basic Salary is £30,000 to £35,000 + bonus, pension and discounts. Please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also apply via our website www.careersindesign.com/design-jobs/1140.