Nous recrutons un Business Development Manager - Plein temps - hybrid working

A bit about us
Creative Party is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers and distributors of Partyware,
Balloons and Cake Decorations, offering a large and exciting range of products into the retail
and wholesale trade in both the UK and Overseas.
We are a privately-owned family business based in Bournemouth and established back in
1953 as Anniversary House. Anniversary House still specialises in cake decorations and all
our Sugarcraft is made in the UK at our Head Office.
Our business already has a strong presence in overseas markets, but we know that there
are many further substantial sales and profits growth opportunities yet to be achieved.
If you are a pro-active and talented Salesperson with experience of account management -
not just in the UK but essentially in Export markets too - then this could be a great
opportunity for you!
A bit about the role
• Growing Export sales and profitability by pro-actively researching, identifying, and
opening new retail and wholesale accounts, and by optimising the sales and profitability
of the existing customer base:-
 In France and in French speaking countries as well as other European countries.
 In other countries overseas.
• Ensure that all our customers receive consistently excellent Customer Service from
everyone in our business as well as from our distributors.
• Be the first line of contact for our Export customers, backed up by the ongoing support of
our Customer Service team.
• Be the ‘eyes and ears’ of the Company in the Export market place through regularly
feeding back to our Sales Director and our Product & Marketing Director, retailer and
consumer reaction and information as well as market trends and data.
• Achieve and exceed sales and profitability and new account opening targets as set by
the Company.
A bit about you
• Successfully worked in a similar role within the B2B market (UK & International)
• Experience of working in a customer focused environment and demonstrating excellent
customer liaison skills and the ability to build strong business relationships.
• Natural flair for selling with a proven ability in pro-actively developing and managing
sales strategies and making wise decisions.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in both English and French.
• Friendly, co-operative, and approachable team player
• Excellent organisational ability and time management skills.
• Naturally pro-active with a ‘can do’ attitude, works hard and is a self-starter and a problemsolver.
• Ability to work on multiple projects to challenging deadlines, to respond quickly to
changing priorities and to keep calm under pressure.
• Analytical mindset with the ability to review and interpret data and identify relevant action
• Competent in the use of Microsoft Office and especially in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
• Minimum of 2 years account management/business development experience
It would also be great if you had…
• Experience of selling Consumer Goods in the UK and Overseas.
• An understanding of products in our markets.
• Experience in digital sales/ecommerce
• Performance-related bonuses
• Company pension scheme
• 25 days holiday plus the usual Bank Holidays
• Comprehensive induction programme
• Free onsite parking
• Social events
• Hybrid working
• Access to staff sample ‘freebies’!
• Enhanced Company Sick Pay
• Medicash Healthcare Plan
If this sounds like the role for you, we’d love to hear from you! Please apply with a covering
letter summarising why you think you would be a great fit for the role, accompanied by your
Languages: Fluent English and French (essential)
Reporting to: Sales Director
Salary: c £30,000 to £32,000 pa + Bonuses (OTE c £42,000)
Hours: 40 per week
Location: Hybrid role – Bournemouth & Remote

Position disponible aussitôt que possible, merci d’envoyer votre C.V. et lettre de motivation ( en Anglais)