Chemicals/Materials

Business Development Manager

Are you a chemistry graduate or from a related materials science degree background with some experience in business development or relevant commerical experience looking to pursue a career in sales?

Location:

Huntingdon

Type:

Permanent

Basic Salary Range:

£30,000 - £35,000

OTE Range:

£45,000 - £50,000

Date Posted:

31 July 2020

This growing international business which can offer career opportunities both in the UK and Internationally is looking for a Chemistry (or related subject) graduate who has a real interest for business development within the material industry. 

Company snapshot:

  • UK based company with global subsidiaries
  • At the forefront of faciliating scientific innovation and a leading supplier to research, scientific and cutting edge manufacturing companies
  • Range of products including many bespoke offerings

The role:

  • Develop a deep understanding of customer requirements, displaying a technical understanding to build relationships and provide exceptional account management 
  • Create individual customer plans to sustainably grow the client base in the UK 
  • Qualify enquiries and leads to ensure the right sales opportunities are pursued
  • Meet and exceed on sales targets through effective management of existing clients and new business whilst always focusing on putting the customers needs first
  • Assist in some marketing and promotion activities 

About you:

  • Chemistry, materials science, physics degree or a good understanding of materials
  • Excellent influerncing, negotiation and relationship building skills
  • Creative and results driven
  • Ambitious
  • Enjoys a consultative sale approach and providing technical advice to customers 
  • Previous business development experience

The package:

  • Circa £35,000 basic salary
  • Good commission/bonus schemes
  • Company Car
  • Laptop, iPhone, Expense Card
  • Company medical insurance 
  • Flexible working