Retail Business Development Manager

Location : West Midlands
Job type : Permanent
Reference : JOB-2621

WSR is recruiting for a remotely based Business Development Manager for our esteemed client in Milton Keynes.

 Job Title: Retail Business Development Manager

Location: Remotely based

Are you a Retail Account Manager/ Business Development Manager who...

  • Loves sales, account management and building strong long term customer relationships at a senior level?

  • Has experience dealing with retail clients or main contractors?

  • Loves to share awesome solutions to customer challenges?

If so, read on...

Join this International leader in the design and manufacture of retail store solutions for household name retailers.

This hybrid role will involve a mix of managing and growing business with existing retail clients and contractors as well as developing and delivering a business plan supporting new client penetration and generating revenue opportunities from new customers in line with agreed targets and business strategy.

Perfect for people with at least 2-3 years sales / business development experience and a proven track record in B2B selling, ideally in the retail / retail construction / shop-fitting space.

As a Business Development Manager, you'll promote the appropriate products and establish best in class service levels with all your retail customers and prospects. You’ll need to build and maintain relationships at all levels in order to maximise the adoption of globally award-winning products and concepts to grow existing revenues. Fully accountable for activity and results within your client base, you’ll be responsible for margins, sales, growth, cash management etc..


  • Experience of winning new business opportunities with new retailers as well as integrating new business wins into your existing customer base profitably.

  • Evidence of above-quota sales is a minimum requirement.

  • An enthusiastic attitude with a retail business understanding which will enhance your success when communicating at the most senior level.

  • Strong commercial awareness, consultative sales skills and the tenacity to satisfy even some of the most demanding retail clients is essential.

  • Specific experience and success within the GNFR retail sector is an advantage

We’re looking for a successful sales professional with self-motivation, retail industry appreciation, energy, dynamism and the determination to succeed and progress their career with a global market leader.


  • 21 days holiday plus a day off on your birthday. Rising to 25days (plus 1 birthday) over 5 years = 26 days plus Bank Holidays

  • PENSION 4.5%

  • Bupa Healthcare cover

Please click ‘APPLY NOW’, or call the WSR Team at 01908 616184 for more info.

We appreciate the time and effort invested in your application. While we strive to respond to all applicants promptly, we kindly ask for your understanding in case of delays. If you do not hear from us within 10 days of submitting your application, please assume that, unfortunately, you have not been successful this time.

 We will however keep your CV on file and review your suitability against any other vacancies we may have available.