Business Development Manager

Positive Luxury

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Job title

Business Development Manager, Positive Luxury

Location

London, United Kingdom

Level

Manager

Function

Sales

Posted

Contract

Full-time, 30K - 40K

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Job Description

You will join an ambitious, mission-driven and rapidly-growing company. We are looking for an individual that has excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong attention to detail, a high level of organisation and focus, and the ability to work under pressure within tight deadlines.

The team is growing, and we are now looking for an ambitious Business Development Manager to build and develop relationships with luxury and premium lifestyle brands globally

To succeed in this role, you need a passion for luxury and or sustainability, be an excellent communicator who loves talking to clients and explaining to them Positive Luxury’s values.

  • Experience creating and implementing pipeline strategies and forecasts
  • Develop and implement strong commercial relationships with major luxury and premium brands
  • Experience selling with a consultative approach
  • Create and develop commercial opportunities with clients maximising revenue growth and consistent with the company values
  • Excellent negotiating and influencing skills
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • A complete self-starter with almost unlimited initiative
  • Experience writing and pitching proposals and presentations to senior management
  • Comfortable working as part of team as well as on your own
  • Methodical with good research skills for identifying new business opportunities
  • Comfortable spending a large percentage of your time on the phone building leads and pipeline, just sending emails doesn’t get this job done, you need to talk!
  • Excellent organisational skills with an acute attention to detail
  • Highly energetic and proactive. You’re the kind of person that likes to make things happen and get things done
  • Highly skilled networker who enjoys meeting clients at events
  • French/English bilingual at a fluent level

The Ideal Candidate

Experience Required:

  • Ideally 3 years+ of B2B experience the luxury industry
  • Strong business skills with a wealth of commercial experience of managing similar businesses
  • Project management skills and ability see through the business development cycle from opening to closing deals
  • Excellent communication and IT skills
  • The ability to manage people at all levels and influence them
  • Strong problem-solving and creative skills
  • Knowledge of how businesses operate
  • Focus customer service
  • The ability to stay calm under pressure and keep to deadlines
  • Strong sales and negotiation techniques
  • Teamworking and leadership skills
  • A flexible approach to work
  • Good attention to detail, time management and organisational skills

Language skills

  1. English, Native or bilingual proficiency
  2. French, Native or bilingual proficiency

About Us

Positive Luxury is a community of luxury brands who have demonstrated a proven commitment to sustainability.  Our interactive Butterfly Trustmark not only showcases these actions, it provides transparency to the consumer, highlighting brands to trust.  Luxury brands that adopt our Butterfly Mark can begin to positively adapt their brand perception and business strategy to attract the modern consumer.  Although we are proud to be a mission driven business focused on sustainability, make no mistake that we a business with a mindset on commercial success.

WHO WE LOVE AND WHO LOVES US:

  • A self-starter with a flexible approach, with drive to go that extra mile.
  • Fast learner who is looking to progress their career, taking pride in all aspects of the role.
  • Energized, enthusiastic with a positive ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Results orientated with a keen attention to detail.

POSITIVE LUXURY PERKS

  • A truly exciting work environment with a huge opportunity to use your skills to really make your mark & be accountable for your work
  • Opportunities to grow an amazing brand amongst a talented team
  • Cool and trendy workspace, great Shoreditch location
  • Prosecco Fridays
  • Weekly fresh fruit deliveries
  • A Golden Hour a week - that you can take on us to follow your passion