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Local Business Development Manager

  • Job added:   23 March 2016
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   Blade B&G

Blade SEAT Bristol & Gloucester

Local Business Development Manager – New Vehicle Sales

Are you the business at business to business? Do you have the sales skills to successfully sell yourself and the company you represent?

The Role

You will be responsible for developing sales to local companies and securing ongoing business through negotiation and long-term relationship building.

Your key tasks will be:

  • To sell and promote SEAT vehicles to local businesses

  • To contact local businesses and conduct research

  • To deliver consistent results through the use of the sales process

  • Work with other departments to handle customer issues effectively, creating strong customer satisfaction


    Responsibilities will include:

  • To recognise and keep up to date knowledge of competitors in your local area

  • To carry out effective meeting with local business customers

  • To carry out effective presentations of your products relative to customer requirements


    The Person

    To be successful you will require strong motivation, communication, presentation and planning skills, together with confidence, enthusiasm and tenacity.

    Automotive industry B2B sales experience is not essential however the successful candidate will have an excellent track record in selling to businesses.



Blade Group was founded in 1995 and, in the 20 years since, has become the fastest growing independent automotive group in the South West. From modest beginnings, Blade Group now operates from 10 dealerships representing 6 of the World's leading car marques and provides customers with an unrivalled level of customer service from our state-of-the-art facilities.

Blade Group's continuous investment in training and career development for our salespeople, technicians and administrative staff, together with the friendly atmosphere at our dealerships, has enabled us to build an excellent reputation for customer service across the group. This, in turn, ensures our customers return time after time and our reputation for excellence attracts new customers every day.

Blade Motor Group Ltd is an appointed representative of Automotive Compliance Ltd, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA No 497010), whose permitted business is to act as Principal Firm for a network of Motor Dealer Appointed Representatives who advise on and arrange non-investment insurance contracts, acting on behalf of the insurer and act as Credit Brokers for introduction to finance providers, acting on behalf of the lender.

To apply please send your up to date CV and a covering letter (including salary expectations) to Andrew Perry, Brand Manager.

The Retailer is an equal opportunities employer.  Applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified people regardless of age, race, gender, marital status, disability or sexual orientation.

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