JD Sports Careers – Head, Sales Development

Website JD Sports

Job Description:

Understand the customers and business needs to help drive further sales opportunities. Gathering market data and identifying new opportunities for JD Outdoor. Growing the B2B function into a multi million pound opportunity.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Sourcing new innovative product via the own label teams
  • Creating and delivering targeted campaigns
  • Proven track record of seeking out new sales opportunities
  • Ensuring stock availability & warehouse logistics / capacity to support sales and campaigns
  • Liaise with the Accounts Team to deal with any invoicing or outstanding balance issues
  • Liaise with and attend meetings with other company functions necessary to perform duties and aid business and organisational development
  • Reporting, forecasting and maintaining information in an efficient and timely manner
  • Developing & maintaining a network of contacts and building relationships at all levels
  • Assisting and advising the group sales team to developing existing accounts
  • Proven track record in B2B and tenders for both partnerships and affiliates
  • Delivering incremental sales and achieving Sales and Profit targets
  • Delighting all customers and ensuring the highest levels of customer service for all sales

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to establish and maintain trust and support of management and colleagues
  • High attention to detail
  • Office 365/Excel Knowledge
  • Good knowledge of business process and procedures preferred
  • Outstanding communication skills required
  • Ability to plan, organise and execute workloads efficiently, whilst working to strict deadlines and budgets
  • Proven sales track record and ability to manage a sales team
  • Liaising and ability to work collaboratively

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience of pitching for and winning contracts
  • Previous experience with B2B and winning new business through tenders is essential in this role.
  • Experience of B2B Sales in the retail environment

Job Details:

Company: JD Sports

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Bury, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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