Business Development Manager - Fashion Trend Forecasting

Job Title: Business Development Manager - Fashion Trend Forecasting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Up to £35000 per annum + £30k OTE uncapped
Reference: 547467
Contact Name: Danielle Clarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 18, 2019 17:36

Job Description

Handle Recruitment is seeking a bilingual Business Development Manager to join a global trend forecasting platform, supporting fashion and lifestyle brands make crucial business decisions through in-depth data and insights.

As Business Development Manager your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing new business opportunities via telephone
  • Selling or upselling the entire a suite of solutions to prospective clients
  • Self-lead generation through cold calling and working closely with the marketing team on marketing campaigns to build pipeline
  • Arranging & attending meetings with prospects, making C-Level presentations including demonstrations of the site; drafting proposals and contract documents and consistent networking within the industry.
  • Facilitating regularly scheduled internal/external client meetings and effectively communicate new features and benefits of solutions to clients
  • Resolving client issues and proactively following up with clients to ensure they are satisfied
  • Accurately record details and structure reports on client history and interactions in Salesforce

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Previous experience in a similar client facing sales role
  • Fluency in both English and Italian/Spanish//Portuguese/French/German desirable
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as excellent presentation skills
  • Good computer skills (basic knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint); knowledge of Salesforce
  • Self-motivation, with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • An interest in fashion and trends

Please get in touch or apply now for a further conversation!

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.