Business Development Manager - Commercial Textiles

Use your strong A&D Tier1 network to contribute to the growth of a group renowned for their quality offering of commercial interior design material and finishes. Set your own schedule and enjoy a car allowance and generous commission potential.
  • Salary: A$90000-110,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Sector: Architectural and Interior products
  • Job Ref: 48647

About this role

This Australian-owned distributor and manufacturer has a catalogue of high-end interior products. They have developed a reputation for being the “go-to” destination for architects and interior designers, with a strong local and international presence in the A&D market. An opportunity has arisen for a Business Development Manager to join the group and nurture existing client relationships and develop new business opportunities to secure the specification on large scale commercial, health, retail, education and hospitality projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Follow up on leads and generate sales to meet allocated budget
  • Schedule and conduct client presentations 
  • Develop client relationships/ Maintain A&D database
  • Customer liaison, communication and support up to final order placement
  • Represent the company at trade and social events
  • Prepare weekly sales figures, quotation and pipeline forecasting
  • Contribute to discussion and development around product range and company culture

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum 4+ years experience in the A&D industry
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the A&D specifier community
  • Established network within the Tier1 Melbourne practices and studios 
  • Ability to develop mutually-beneficial and lasting relationships
  • Commercial product knowledge
  • Attention to detail
  • Passion for sales and drive for winning projects
  • Self-motivated approach with the ability to collaborate in a team environment  
  • Interest in the wider design industry – a related degree in this field would be highly regarded

Benefits & Culture

  • Enjoy a flexible working environment where you set your own schedule
  • Grow with opportunities for professional development, coaching and training
  • Be supported by a friendly team and management

Johanna Kjellberg

Bio: Johanna studied business procurement and then went on to work as a retail buyer at Violet Pilot. She started at Bespoke Careers as a team administrator and talent manager and now recruits within the architectural suppliers team in Melbourne.

+61 (0)3 9663 1188

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