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Business Development Executive

Job Title: Business Development Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London
Industry:
Salary: 25000 - 35000
REF: 100201
Contact Name: Gemma Lonsdale
Contact Email: gemma.lonsdale@willow-hudson.co.uk
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Business Development Executive

West London

Salary: Base + Bonus

A great opportunity to join one of the leading fashion wholesalers based in London, with offices in Barcelona, Warsaw & Tunis. We are currently looking to hire a goal driven Business Acquisition Executive to join a vibrant team, tasked with a hands-on role in taking the company to the next level.

Key Responsibilities:

• To secure long term, high value, industry leading partnerships

• Identify and approach new high value prospects

• Lead on research, pitch and negotiation stages to secure new partners

• Lead on contract negotiations with new partners

• Work collaboratively with internal teams on development of tailored partnership propositions

• Build networks with key decision makers and influencers within prospective partners and the wider commercial sector.

• Maintain accurate contact management records to ensure clear reporting on partnership pipeline and targets In this role you will gain:

• Significant experience securing high value partnerships in either a fashion/retail or commercial sales environment

• Experience in building long-term effective relationships with corporate partners/clients

• A working knowledge of retail supply-chains.

 

Required Experience:

• A degree in Business or Marketing.

• Minimum of 3 years experience is required Skills:

• Tenacious and self-motivated approach to work with the ability to hit the ground running

• Performance and target driven; a strategic thinker who spots new opportunities

• Exceptional listening skills and effective written and oral communication skills; an inspiring and engaging communication style

• Highly professional, flexible and committed to going above and beyond the remit of the role to achieve and exceed targets

• Exceptional influencing skills with a confident and persuasive approach

• Solutions focused