Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager 

West London

Ateliers London is a leading British designer and manufacturer, specialising in luxury upholstery and bespoke furniture for some of the world’s leading interior design professionals, spanning high end residential, hospitality and International luxury sectors.

Based in London, our offices, showrooms and production facilities are home to a team of over 40 of skilled craftsmen and technical designers, working in a variety of luxurious bespoke materials. Combining traditional craftsmanship, modern techniques and an enviable knowledge of furniture, we deliver the finest in custom made furniture.

 

The Role

As part of our exciting and strategic growth plans, we are now looking for an experienced driven sales professional to join our friendly team in West London.

With an established contact base and strong relationships with the A&D community and Trade professionals in the luxury furniture and interiors sectors, you will be well versed on proactively communicating with A&D clients, carrying out sales presentations, identifying and developing new business opportunities to exceed personal Sales Targets.

With a strong work ethic and a background or knowledge in luxury Furniture, fabrics and interiors, you will be confident, presentable and highly organised, with the ability to work well under pressure in this exciting role.

 

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Proactively generate sales revenue to achieve monthly personal Sales Targets, from existing clients, own contacts and new opportunities
  • Master product information and our bespoke services
  • Organise client presentations, workshop and trade showroom meetings
  • Passionately operate as a brand ambassador of the company at all times.
  • Report on sales pipelines, sales forecasts and weekly business activity
  • Operating and updating the CRM and ERP system.

 

Skills & Experience

  • Highly organized and capable of managing multiple projects at any one time.
  • Strong background in new business and account management to exceed service levels and maintain client retention.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Luxury A&D market, with an established contact book and innate ability to proactively build relationships, hunt and network.
  • Demonstrate detailed knowledge and experience of bespoke upholstery and luxury furniture production.
  • Confident and experienced to delivering and exceed sales targets, providing weekly pipeline forecast reports.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure, with a passion for delivering results both individually and as part of a team.
  • Extremely presentable and confident, with excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent communicator, with a high level of numeracy and literacy in English.
  • Able to interpret and work from technical drawings.
  • Excellent time keeping and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work on a variety of projects simultaneously, prioritizing competing projects and tasks with a sharp eye for detail.
  • Excellent computer and administration skills, including Microsoft Office applications, CRM systems.

 

Benefits     

  • Permanent, full time.
  • Competitive salary and commission package.
  • Enhanced holiday with service.
  • Workplace Benefits package

 

If you think this role fits your passion and career progression, please send your CV and a short cover letter to [email protected]