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Kickstart - Business Development Manager

Job details
Posting date: 22 September 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 19 November 2021
Location: High Wycombe, HP112PU
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000247688

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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

EMPLOYER
Refill 2 Save Ltd

JOB SUMMARY
Refill 2 Save Ltd is an exciting, fast-paced and dynamic business working within the vape industry and the Hemp and CBD industry. We have an extensive portfolio of brands, such as multi award winning Hemp & CBD brand HEMPSTRO, Vape Coco, Vapour House and many more.
Key Responsibilities: Make a significant contribution to the ongoing planning and development of the company's sales and business development strategies for B2C and B2B customers through our retail stores and other channels.
Identify, contact and follow up on new business opportunities. Generate new business for the company's products and services in line with agreed sales targets. Establish solid working relationships with key players in target markets, aimed at developing and growing long term contract business and building company brand awareness.
Develop, update and maintain a database of existing and potential customers through the development and implementation of a customer relationship management system. Develop and maintain up to date promotional information reflecting company products and services. Undertake a range of promotional activities for the company to secure additional sales for the company's products and services. Co-ordinate sales activities, including participation in trade fairs, exhibitions, presentations and site visits if necessary.
Undertake a range of general office and administrative duties, including preparing sales performance, sales analysis reports, updating and maintaining online channels. Provide data and information as required to assist management with decision making, including competitor profiles and market analysis.
Liaise with current customers in the company's target markets regularly to ensure that they continue to be satisfied with the company's products and that these are being sold to the best advantage. Make recommendations to management on business development activity and on how the company can improve the marketability of its products in target markets.
Assist with after sales queries, investigate customer complaints and ensure that they are dealt with to the customers satisfaction.
Any other duties as deemed appropriate to the position.

SKILLS NEEDED
We seek an energetic, enthusiastic and results driven person to assist the companys growth aspirations.
We are looking for someone with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to relate to all levels with the consumer.
A good work ethic is essential.
Previous experience in a face to face sales or customer service role.
Vaping/CBD experience and knowledge would be beneficial but not essential as full product training will be given.
Graphic Design experience or qualification would be beneficial but not essential.
B2B experience beneficial but not essential.
Online selling and managing experience would be beneficial but not essential.

WORKING HOURS
25 Hours over 4 days must include either Saturday or Sunday

HOURLY RATE
NMW

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
Experience and development of communication skills (both internal & external dealing with customers) along with IT skills helping them to understand & build on team working attributes.
Mentoring & shadowing when dealing with B2B customers helping them to build long term business relationships.
Encouraging candidates to prove themselves and secure long term opportunities with us.
All Kickstart employees will be encourages to take one of the following online CPD approved courses provided: Customer Service, Developing Teamwork, Leadership Skills, Negotiation, Project Management, Sales Skills, Search Engine Optimisation for Businesses, Social Media for Businesses or Stress Management.

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