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New Business Development Manager

DKB
Employer
DKB Toys & Distribution
Category
Distributor
Salary
Competitive
Type
Permanent, Full Time
Location
Hybrid

Company: DKB Toys

Location: Home based with occasional travel to warehouse/office in Birmingham

Position: New Business Development Manager

Industry: Homewares & Gifting

 

Are you a driven and experienced individual with a proven track record in the housewares industry? Do you excel in building strong relationships with major UK retailers? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our growing team as a New Business Development Manager.

 

About Us:
DKB Toys launched in October 2020 and has now quickly become recognised and established within the toy market, known for our innovative products and commitment to quality. Our portfolio is expanding to include housewares products, a market we are particularly excited about with big growth plans. We collaborate with major UK retailers to bring high quality service across UK & Ireland.

 

Position Overview:
As  New Business Development manager, you will play a pivotal role in driving growth and enhancing relationships with our key retail partners. You will have the opportunity to work remotely while managing crucial accounts and coordinating with our distribution centre and office located in Birmingham. Your expertise in the homewares industry and previous experience working with major UK retailers will be instrumental in achieving our business goals and you will be joining at a growth stage which in turn offers the chance to lead from the front as we increase our footprint in the sector.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Account Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with new & existing retail accounts, understanding their needs, and ensuring their satisfaction with our products and services.
  • Business Development: Identify and pursue new business opportunities within the homewares sector, targeting major UK retailers to expand our market presence.
  • Negotiations: Lead negotiations on terms, pricing, and contracts to achieve mutually beneficial agreements for both DKB Toys and our retail partners.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including marketing, product development, and logistics, to ensure seamless execution of account strategies.
  • Data Analysis: Utilise market trends, sales data, and consumer insights to develop informed strategies that drive revenue growth.
  • Forecasting: Provide accurate sales forecasts and contribute to the development of the annual sales plan.

 

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a National Account Manager within the homewares industry.
  • Demonstratable success in working with major UK retailers.
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret sales data and market trends.
  • Flexibility for occasional travel to our warehouse/office in Birmingham.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
  • Remote working flexibility.
  • Opportunity to work with a dynamic and collaborative team.
  • Career development and growth within a reputable company.

 

For more information and to apply, please contact James Luff by email: James.Luff@dkbtoys.com