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Business Development Executive

Job title: Business Development Executive   

Location: West Midlands – Wolverhampton, Dudley, Walsall, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Halesowen, Solihull, Coventry, Redditch, Kidderminster, Stourbridge, Cannock, Lichfield, Tamworth, Nuneaton

Job type: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable to £45,000 per annum

The company:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced and driven Business Development Executive to join a leading Builder’s Merchant with a fantastic reputation across the West Midlands.

You will be positively contributing to an ambitious and growing business, with a family feel and a collaborative team spirit.

The Role:

Reporting to the Head of Sales, you will be instrumental in growing sales of Civils and Heavyside building products across the West Midlands region. Duties will include:

  • Maintaining relationships with current clients and developing new business opportunities with potential customers
  • Encouraging new tradesmen such as builders and property developers to partner with the business to encourage sales of the company’s range of Civils and Heavyside products
  • Processing customer sales orders, quotations, and supplier purchase orders
  • Keeping up to date with competitor pricing to maintain good customer service
  • Communicating new product developments to prospective clients
  • Planning and implementing sales strategies to successfully meet sales budgets

About you:

  • Previous field-based sales experience, ideally obtained in a construction merchanting environment
  • Current knowledge of Civils and Heavyside materials and related market trends
  • Track record of delivering sales budgets from a mixture of new business development and managing existing accounts
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Excellent communication skills, able to develop strong working relationships with key decision makers
  • Resilient individual with a can-do attitude
  • Team player, able to also work independently
  • Strong numerical skills

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click the link to apply or contact Lucy Patterson at Thorn Baker on 07973 786 995 or

Key Skills: Civils, Heavyside, Sales, Business Development, Account Management, Merchants, Builders Merchants