BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - DAYWEAR

Job Description

Location: St Albans

Salary: Competitive Salary

Hours: Full Time

Responsible for identifying potential leads, developing new relationships with schools and establishing new client partners for the business. To understand and identify potential new customers needs, to meet these needs and to try and generate extra sales for the business.

Primary Responsibilities
To present the business to all potential new school partners in a professional manner- both remotely and in person
To identify and establish communication with suitable schools not supplied by the company and to develop this into new business
Arrange and attend school meetings with potential new school partners, preparing and executing presentations fully informing new schools of the companies strengths
To successfully integrate any confirmed new school partner within all areas of the business to ensure a successful partnership i.e. to update all departments on new supply contracts such as marketing, buying and supply branch
To review and report on previous years sales and suggest any improvements with new school partners to ensure successful partnerships are grown
Maintain a successful communication channel throughout the initial 12 months with new clients, before handing over a successfully integrated school to the relevant account manager
To build detailed and professional responses to tender invitations received from existing and potentially new school partners
Offer new and forward thinking ideas, identify and suggest market trends, to develop upon these ideas therefore generating sales
Support schools i.e. Uniform Rules and Regulations, upkeep of uniform by providing services such as selling events to schools
Attend conferences multiple times per year, to generate new business and keep constant contact with existing schools
Developing products from design stage, through manufacturing process, to ensuring within branch at a certain date


Knowledge and Skills
Confident and professional manner in front of new and existing clients
Excellent communication skills coupled with a customer service attitude
Strong organisational skills
To remain level headed in stressful situations
Have a good awareness of garment compositions and manufacturing processes
Positive, confident attitude with a strong work ethic



How to apply

Name: Kelsey Alderman

Email: [email protected]