BDM - Ophthalmic Lenses - South East & East Anglia

Optical Business Development Manager job in South East England and East Anglia.

Zest Optical are currently looking to recruit a Business Development Manager for a leading manufacturer of Ophthalmic Lenses.

The purpose of this role is to build strong business relationships with customers in the independent optical market across South East England & East Anglia (AL, CB, CM, CO, HP, IP, LE, LU, MK, NN, NR, OX, PE, SG & SS postcodes).
The Business Development Manager represents the company in the designated territory and is responsible for the development of profitable growth in value and volume according to the agreed budget.

The role will also involve increasing market share via business consulting and building long-term relationships with existing and new customers.
Business Development Manager – Role

To be responsible for maintaining an effective and consistent call programme infield for both Direct and Indirect Independent Accounts.
To sell in the full range of products across your geographical area to increase sales by ensuring that your company becomes the preferred supplier through negotiation with opticians.
To present all relevant marketing/commercial activity to key personnel agreeing actions and processes required to ensure its success, with a real focus on differentiation with personalised lenses and premium technologies.
To regularly review with all customers their business, product mix and supplier preferences promoting your company’s lenses as first choice but ultimately securing lens volumes with a tailored commercial offering.
To agree and implement customer training, both in practice and in seminar format, on all new and existing products to improve added value sales and product mix.

Business Development Manager – Requirements

Dispensing Optician qualification or optical field sales experience
Working on own initiative to tight deadlines
Ability to communicate at all levels both verbally and in writing
Ability to effectively analyse and interpret data

Business Development Manager – Salary

Base salary circa £35,000
Excellent bonus scheme
Company car and a range of additional benefits

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  • Location: South East England, England
  • Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Zest Business Group
  • Posted: 29-Apr-2024
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