Business Development Manager

Northampton, St Albans
Posted 17 hours ago

We are recruiting for a Business Development Manager on behalf of a company that specialises in the design, supply, installation, and maintenance of high-quality outdoor spaces for commercial and private clients and has an offering that includes playgrounds, outdoor fitness equipment, skate parks and more recently Padel Tennis Courts.

On offer for this sales development role is a salary of up to £33,000 and a generous and open ended results based commission scheme, company car or car allowance, laptop, mobile phone etc.,

As the Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for the development of new business opportunities and sales for Padel Tennis Courts with a target customer base that includes Tennis Clubs, Golf Clubs, Other Sports Clubs, Local Authorities, Holiday Parks, Schools and other education related establishments.

Padel Tennis started in Mexico in 1969 with the first Padel Clubs opening in the UK in 2011, since then its popularity has grown across the UK which has led to lots more clubs, schools, holiday parks and local authorities investing in Padel Tennis Courts.

As the Business Development Manager, you will be:

  • Responding to incoming leads that come from the court manufacturer as well as those that come into the company.
  • Reviewing the current customer base, highlighting and contacting the relevant ones to promote the sport of Padel Tennis and the company as a supplier of the courts.
  • Proactively researching and contacting Tennis Clubs, Golf Clubs, Sports Clubs, Local Authorities, Holiday Parks and Schools to promote the sport and the range of courts available.
  • Working to understand Padel Tennis if you don’t already, its benefits, key selling points and using this insight to best target new business for the company.

To be considered as the Business Development Manager you will need:

  • Sales and Business Development experience from within a related sector (tennis, sports equipment, sports clothing, sports courts, sports pitches etc., surfacing, outdoor structure, playground equipment, skate parks etc.,)
  • Strong business development, account management and relationship building skills.
  • Excellent organisational, time management and planning skills.
  • Good listening skills and the attention to detail skills to ensure you understand the need, space size etc., and a solution based approach to sales.

Full initial training on the sport, court solutions and target customers will be given, and that support and assistance will continue as you develop your knowledge of the sector.

On offer is a salary of up to £33,000 with the added incentive of an open ended commission scheme so you really do get rewarded for your hard work and success, a company car or car allowance and then the standard four weeks holiday, bank holidays, pension scheme and the opportunity to advance your career with a company that actively seeks and looks to develop the talent within their team.

We are recruiting for a Business Development Manager on behalf of a company that specialises in the design, supply, installation, and maintenance of high-quality outdoor spaces for commercial and private clients and has an offering that includes playgrounds, outdoor fitness equipment, skate parks and more recently Padel Tennis Courts.

Job Features

Job CategorySales
SalaryTo £33,000 per year
Additional BenefitsCompany Car or Car Allowance, Open Ended Commission Scheme, Laptop, Mobile etc.,

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