Business Development Manager -International Luxury Brand

City of London
£40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
01 Mar 2012
29 Mar 2012
Debbie Gray
FMCG, Retail
Full Time
The main purpose is to be responsible for creating and implementing the international business development strategy. This includes not only opening new markets but also improving sales in existing markets measured in P& L.

* Manage all aspects of entry into new markets from introduction of brand to leading international distributors to the entire registration process
* Set sales targets in new and existing markets and define strategy to achieve these targets
* Closely monitor clients progress and advise effective solutions
to obstacles
* Introduce internal processes to achieve fluid client delivery, customer service and account management

* Present financial analysis and weekly sales projections to MD

* Positive attitude
* Unimpeachable integrity
* Tenacious approach to getting things done 

* Diplomacy skills 

* Keen judgement 

* Entrepreneurial 

* Finely honed communication skills 

* Strong work ethic
* Ability to take responsibility for own tasks
* Project management
* Organisation 

* Sensitivity and orientation to identify systemic issues 

* Multi-tasking 

* Time management ability to prioritise 

* Benchmarking 

* Trouble shooting and creative system orientated solutions 

* Professional reporting methodologies 

* Information gathering and analysis 

* A keen mind and multi-focal intelligence
* Appreciation and understanding of the high-end luxury market
* Business School degree preferred.