Business Manager

Published:  07 November, 2019

Location: Ireland & Northern Ireland
Salary: Negotiable (D.O.E) + Excellent Rewards Package + Benefits
Job Reference: 3850

Are you a driven senior sales professional with experience in promoting Luxury bespoke interior products and solutions (Floor covering, textiles, fabrics) via Architects, Interior Designers, Specialist Contractors, Investors and End Users specifically for the high-end Hospitality and Leisure sector?

If so, we are currently working with an internationally recognised marketing leading manufacturer of LUXURY CARPET and closely aligned solutions who are seeking to recruit an experienced Business Manager due to continuous growth to join their team with responsibility for promoting their products and solutions in IRELAND

The Role

To promote our Client’s high quality carpet and closely aligned luxury floor covering solutions by working with an established contact base of Architects, Interior Designers, Investors, Specialist Contractors and end user clients. Also raise awareness within the Hospitality and Leisure sectors by generating sales and achieving agreed targets.

Responsibilities

· Raise our Client’s profile in specific locations on a strategic basis in Germany, expanding the existing customer base, setting up business plans and sharing CRM-based project information resulting in sales growth and success.

· Manage and develop Key Accounts by providing exceptional customer service

· Have strong existing contacts with Key Architects, Designers and End Users within the Hospitality and Leisure sector accompanied by a strong understanding of the complete project sales cycle.

· Have a proven and stable track record of success working with clients such as: Hilton Worldwide, Four Seasons, IHG, Marriott International, etc., along with boutique Hotel and Leisure end users.

· Have an understanding of the various contract types and the decision makers within the procurement process.

· Be professional and confident in all presentations and negotiations.

· Be sufficient in promoting solutions on design capabilities over and above price

· Reporting to the Head of Commercial Sales - Europe

· Achieve annual sales level of > € 1.2 million after 2-year grounding.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

· Self-starter, who can also work equally effectively as a team player.

· Willingness to travel, including overnight.

· 5-10 Minimum Years’ experience in the Irish commercial marketplace.

· Ability to manage own area, introduce tailored customer business plans to drive sales forward with a solutions orientated approach

· Be resilient and robust in your approach.

· Focus on new business, with the ability to grow, nurture and develop long established key accounts and develop new relationships.

· Strong Track record of Sales in high value, design-led, bespoke interior solutions into the high-end, luxury, Boutique and Designer Hospitality & Leisure sector

· Good IT skills are required, mainly MS Office & Outlook, and CRM.

· Good communication skills with a friendly approach are needed.

· Ability to work under pressure with an excellent attention to detail is essential in this demanding role.

· Sound commercial acumen and an ability to communicate with colleagues and customers to enable the closing of sales opportunities.

· A high degree of professionalism and an exceptional understanding of the specification design process with the ability to communicate at each of these levels where necessary.

· Ability to prioritise and work alongside colleagues internally and externally to deliver customer service excellence.

SALARY NEGOTIABLE (D.O.E) + EXCELLENT REWARDS PACKAGE + FULLY EXPENSED COMPANY CAR ALSO FOR PRIVATE USE + POSSIBLE HEALTH INSURANCE ALLOWANCE + IT PACKAGE ETC

To apply or to find out more:

Consultant Grant Neale

Tel No 01234 826450 Ext 110

E-mail grant@srsuk.com

Website www.srsuk.com

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