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Mid Market New Business Development Manager - Portsmouth/Southampton

At Lyreco we all share a common goal to strive for passion, excellence, respect and agility. We are proud to be the European leader and the third largest distributor of workplace products and services in the world
We are committed to the development of our employees and we aim to achieve that by creating a culture that inspires and empowers.

Are you seeking a new challenge? This offer might be for you!

Business Development Manager

Covering: Portsmouth/Southampton

Base salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + commission, Company car, laptop, phone

Additional incentives for top achievers

Lyreco are the market leader in Workplace Solutions and specialise in providing workplace solutions to businesses globally, across a variety of sectors.

We have an exciting opportunity for a New Business Development Manager to join our growing team. The Business Development Manager will consistently win and implement new accounts.

You will build and maintain a new business pipeline, working alongside Account Managers to effectively secure and handover new accounts.

Key Responsibilities of the Business Development Manager:

  • Consistently win new customers within a defined prospect area
  • Implement and set up new accounts, with a focus on product penetration and profit
  • Build and maintain strong customer relationships
  • Negotiate pricing and margin with customers as needed
  • Work closely with the wider team to grow and develop successful business in the Central London area

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • The Business Development Manager should have experience of working in a business-to-business sales role
  • Proven track record of achieving sales and margin targets
  • Ability to build and develop a pipeline of new business
  • Excellent customer awareness, ability to build solid working relationships
  • Able to sell and negotiate at all levels within an organisation
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel

Workplace Benefits:

  • Clear career pathways and development programmes to support your growth
  • Company Pension
  • Private medical insurance after completion of one years’ service
  • Life assurance
  • 23 days holiday, increases the longer you are with us, + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), ell-being support when you need it
  • Health and wellness initiatives

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes our staff, customers, suppliers and our local community. We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment.

Agency CV’s will not be accepted.