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Business Development Manager - West Midlands/NW England - A675

De Lacy Executive seeks an experienced and driven Business Development Manager to join the UK division of a market leading, global organisation within the agricultural livestock production sector.

You will be required to secure new business and maintain existing customers, within a defined territory in the West/Midlands/North West region.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identifying and converting new sales leads
  • Maintaining relationships with existing customers
  • Researching organisations and individuals online to identify new leads and potential new markets
  • Contacting potential clients via email or phone to establish rapport and set up meetings
  • Planning and overseeing localised marketing initiatives
  • Attending conferences, meetings and industry events
  • Preparing PowerPoint presentations and sales displays
  • Developing quotes and proposals
  • Negotiating and renegotiating by phone, email, and in person
  • Developing sales goals for the team and ensuring they are met

Candidate Requirements

  • Demonstrable track record of successful account management within the agricultural sector
  • Good knowledge of livestock
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent people skills
  • Experience in delivering client- focused solutions
  • Project management experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Full UK driving licence

Remuneration: A highly competitive remuneration package will be on offer to the successful candidate dependent on experience

To apply for this new career opportunity please e-mail your CV and covering letter (preferably in Word) to

For more information please call Amanda Latham on Office: 01885 483440, DDI: 01885 485524 or Mobile: 07730 218934

Please be assured that all contact will be treated in complete confidence.

Thank you.

De Lacy Executive is the agricultural recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business and Land-based Business Sectors and was established in 2000. We are experienced practical and supply trade agriculturalists who have developed an agricultural recruitment practice based on high ethical standards - we are approved members of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UK's recruitment industry (REC Membership Number: 00082047).

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