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National Business Development Manager – Student Accommodation

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by CV-Library

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
£35k - £40k Annual
Role: National Business Development Manager – Student Accommodation

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + bonus + car allowance

Location: Manchester


Tailor Made Sourcing are proud to be recruiting for a National Business Development Manager (Student Accommodation) who will develop relations with, introduce new business from, and maintain continued relationships with student accommodation providers across the UK, showcasing products, services and capability.

Working within this very busy team you will work with the Owner/MD and the National Sales Director to develop the long-term organisation strategy, negotiating and closing sales deals and will become the face of their Student Brand.

Ideally, you will develop and maintain an extensive knowledge of current market conditions and seek out opportunities to maximise revenue.

Roles and responsibilities;

* Identify new business opportunities and market trends

* Plan and prepare presentations that showcase Student Furniture’s service offering

* Communicate existing and new products to prospective clients

* Oversee and contribute to the development and distribution marketing material as part of Sales and Marketing campaigns

* Pipeline reporting of management information regarding ‘student’ sales

* Maintain accurate records of all sales, revenue, invoices

* Working with other departments such as internal sales team and E-commerce to develop their understanding of Student Furniture’s core service and products

* Develop entry level sales staff into valuable skilled salespeople

* Represent Student Furniture at events such as networking events, trade exhibitions and conferences

* Liaise with and support Project Management in the delivery of high volume ‘student’ projects

* Act as first point of contact for clients that place ‘student’ orders

* Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs

* Management of installation staff where required

* Provide quality after-sales support and continuous keeping-in-touch initiatives

* Manage and maintain contractual arrangements with sub-contractors and/or clients

The ideal candidate:

* Ideally have experience within the student accommodation industry

* Experience of interior furnishings preferred

* Excellent communication and negotiation skills (client facing)

* Proven sales track record

* Exceptional attention to detail, numerate and literate

* Time management and planning skills

* High level of initiative and self-motivation

* Outgoing and engaging personality, a door opener

* Highly organised

If you wish to apply, or for more information please contact Vicky Fort

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Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive per vacancy, we are unable to respond to every candidate personally and so if you have not heard back from us within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful

Reference: 210424361