TITLE: Business Development Manager
BUSINESS FUNCTION: Sales
LOCATION: Office based in Bury St Edmunds OR Home based within commuting distance of Bury St Edmunds
SALARY: depending on skills and experience
HOURS: Full-time (35 hours per week)
Do you enjoy the buzz of closing a sale? Do you have a passion for the cosmetics ingredients industry, with a strong level of personal integrity? If you’re nodding right now, then we might be just what you’ve been looking for – so read on.
What it’s like to work here
The Earthoil group of companies grows, processes and supplies organic, Fair trade certified, essential and cold pressed seed oils. Through an integrated supply chain, Earthoil promotes high quality ingredients and supply continuity by establishing operational standards in growing, handling, storage, processing and distribution. Earthoil is part of the wider Treatt Group, and we have been making the world taste better since 1886 and sell over 3000 products in more than 90 countries, but we’re only just getting started. We’re on an exciting journey and have ambitious plans to become the indispensable partner of choice to our customers.
Sales drive the success of our business, and these activities are supported by every department across the company. We take huge pride in delivering the best quality products with a very high level of ethical integrity through our Fair Trade certifications.
We overcome challenges, always looking for the better way, working together as one big team.
What you’ll be doing
Travelling the UK, and internationally, you will be responsible for driving the sales initiative to cosmetics customers within an agreed sales budget programme. Actively seeking to identify, communicate and act on sales opportunities, executing deal-close and post-sale development of customers.
You will work closely with customer service team to sample, quote, process orders and expedite deliveries, ensuring that the customers need are always fulfilled.
What we’re looking for
If you have a genuine passion for what you do and want to work in an environment that celebrates progress, teamwork and dedication, you’re what we’re after. We are seeking an experienced sales person ideally with cosmetics knowledge and a passion and drive for the concepts of organic and fair trade.
We want you to love your work and bring that energy to the job every day, no matter what the task.
You’ll be someone who is focussed and driven, able to close the deal, whilst being enthusiastic about the product range and ethos we represent.
You should be personable, friendly and supportive, acknowledging that you’ll get to work with colleagues from all seniority levels across all departments on a daily basis.
The ideal candidate will be skilled at influencing customer decisions, taking a proactive approach to identifying sales opportunities. The individual will be resilient and highly motivated by success. We will look for you to provide a positive input into improving sales and service at all times.
Some international travel will be involved.
What we’ll do for you
We have a pretty impressive benefits package that’s designed to look after you and your career during your time with us. With everything from private healthcare and life assurance to holiday buy back and share schemes, we’ve got you covered.