Business Development Manager

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Permanent Full Time
Closing Date

Are you motivated?                                     

Do you want more scope and added responsibility?

Then look no further! Our fast growing, highly successful chain of Electricbase branches needs talented, driven, focused individuals to join our expanding branch network. A great opportunity has arisen for someone who can lead by example.

It’s really important to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations in terms of the efficiency of the service that we provide, so your role includes:

  • Building sales and profits by working in collaboration with your branch manager, for whom you’ll stand in for from time to time
  • Actively increase sales opportunities for new, lapsed and existing customers
  • Motivating your team and leading by example
  • Recruiting new employees, providing on the job training and working closely with your team to develop them for future promotion
  • Ability to make competent commercial decisions within a fast moving environment

What you need;

You will ideally have knowledge of electrical suppliers and contractors and managing high profile customer accounts for both new and existing business. You will need comprehensive knowledge and understanding of wholesale and distribution of electrical products in all areas including cables, wiring accessories, lighting, lamps, energy management, safety and security. Exceeding sales targets and building strong customer relations will be second nature to you.

An active ledger within the local area will be a strong advantage when applying.

What you’ll get from us;

  • Competitive basic salary (we know the importance of a high basic salary – we are prepared to invest in you from day one showing our commitment to you)
  • Company Car
  • An enviable Annual Bonus opportunity – rewarding your hard work
  • Pension Scheme & death in service benefits
  • A Generous staff discount scheme
  • Generous Holiday Scheme with opportunity to buy additional days
  • Fantastic discounted shopping website with Grafton Rewards
  • Genuine opportunities for progression & promotion

Electricbase is one of the UK’s leading electrical wholesalers with 82 branches, supplying electrical contractors and engineers, installers, facilities managers and commercial and industrial users with a wide range of electrical products from world-class manufacturers. Within the next year we're opening another 40 branches, bringing our complete electrical wholesaling experience closer to you. Electricbase is incorporated alongside many of our Buildbase and Plumbase branches, offering customers a one-stop-shop for all their building and electrical needs.


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