Business Development Manager | Paperback Binding and Coatings | South West

South West England
Attractive salary and benefits package
25 Apr 2017
25 May 2017
Richard Hughes
Full Time
Contract Type

Due to continued expansion regionally highly respected company Quantum Bookbinders & Coatings in the South West is seeking a hands-on Account/Business Development Manager. The successful candidate for this position will be a dynamic and engaged individual who enjoys the challenge of managing and growing an exciting array of accounts as part of a team.

Business Development Manager | Paperback Binding and Coatings | South West

Maintaining long-term relationships with a wide range of prestigious clients, the Company produces quality soft cover books, paper and card related coatings. Operating from Clevedon, North Somerset the production facility is situated 5 mins from Junction 20 of the M5 motorway; this is a growing business with a great reputation in the region as one of the premier bookbinders of choice.

As Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • New business development and key account management
  • Selling a complete range of book related processes and coating solutions to an existing client base and to new business prospects
  • Identifying opportunities to develop the potential on existing accounts in order to maximise account profitability
  • Acting as the  interface between the customer and the Company
  • Ensuring that a high level of customer service is offered at all times
  • Ensuring the complete sales process is managed professionally, from enquiry right through to delivery.

Key attributes required:

  • Background in selling paperback books
  • Experience in a technical/manufacturing environment preferred
  • Track record in developing existing accounts
  • Accomplished at winning new clients
  • Knowledge and interest in book production, lamination, spot UV and various coatings
  • Excellent communication and client liaison skills
  • Computer literate in Word, Excel and Outlook   

Your experience will be in book production and coatings; you will have a credible track record in sales and in developing accounts. In return you can expect to become part of one of the most sought after Bookbinding and Coatings Company in the South West with an attractive salary and benefits package.

If you think you have what it takes to be successful in the role, submit your CV in the first instance to