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Business Development Manager

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Retail NZ is a membership organisation whose members represent approximately 70% of the retail sector. Their members are diverse and range from single-store owner-operators up to national and international businesses. Retail NZ is your go-to hub for inspiration, business advice, savings, upskilling and insights on all things retail in New Zealand, and as the voice and peak body for retailers in New Zealand they ensure that they are championing retailers’ interests every step of the way.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Business Development Manager to join the close knit team, focused on commercial opportunities now and in the future. Reporting into the Chief Executive, you will take the lead in spearheading new commercial opportunities as well as increasing large membership customers throughout Aotearoa. You will bring second to none relationship skills, commercial acumen and negotiation skills as well as laser sharp growth and execution strategies.

Key responsibilities:

  • Building and nurturing long-term relationships with new and existing partners and growth of large members
  • Identifying, developing and implementing opportunities to promote Retail NZ products to existing and potential partners
  • Preparing sales contracts for new and renewal of partner relationships
  • Provide strategic advice to the CEO and wider organisation on emerging themes present in the retail industry

What you bring:

  • The ideal candidate will bring a wealth of experience in successfully building new portfolios and strategic new business acquisitions
  • Proven working experience as a Business Development Manager in a service sales context
  • Experience in working with senior management and managing relationships effectively
  • Excellent operational, numerical, verbal and written and presentation communication skills

What next? If this exciting role sounds like you then please reach out to Reuben Godfrey on 04 471 9715 for a confidential chat.

Robert Walters endeavours to review all applications in a maximum of five working days. If you have not received correspondence in this timeframe please do not hesitate to contact Reuben Godfrey on 04 471 9715.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Sales

Focus: Business Development

Industry: Sales

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Wellington

Job Reference: 1970390/001

Date posted: 7 May 2024

Consultant: Reuben Godfrey

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