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Business development manager

CareerZone Limited

  • Galway / Nationwide / Working from Home
  • 50000 - 60000
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 07/10/2017
  • Aiden
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My Client a Major wholesaler and manufacturer of Veterinary Products are recruiting a Business development manager.


About the Position 

 My Client a Major wholesaler and manufacturer of Veterinary Products are recruiting a Business development manager.

This is a key position within UK Veterinary Sales & Marketing team with responsibility to build and develop the brand in the UK by driving, developing and growing the product portfolio and carry out specifically assigned projects via marketing activities to achieve sales targets.  Position can be based in UK or Ireland but will require regular travel to the UK.

The Position

  • Recommend, gain agreement and deliver activities for assigned products and product ranges or projects in order to achieve company sales targets with guidance from the HOV
  • Build and develop the generic marketing plan and grow the brand
  • Manage and develop proposition across each business segment.
  • Design and develop promotional activity calendar to service offering including adaptation to target customer segments
  • Design and develop specific promotional campaigns to drive forward scheme sales
  • Design and develop all media plans for the UK business
  • Design, develop and sign off marketing materials to support the trade and vet teams with communications and brand guidelines
  • Manage overall marketing budget incorporating promotional spend within budget
  • Prepare and execute specific communications with sales personnel, customers and consumers in line with regulatory and legal requirements
  • Undertake qualitative and quantitative market research including management of the advisory board
  • Manage third party agencies and supplier relationships
  • Manage wholesaler marketing relationships
  • Build and develop all NPL product launches showing “value” across the business
  • Inclusion in cross-functional, cross site teams to deliver marketing support on time and to high standard
  • Identify opportunities and submit proposals to improve processes
  • Understand the likely future market environment and contribute to the identification of opportunities to profitably exploit this.
  • Attend customer trade shows managing logistics, messaging and outcomes.


The Candidate


  • 3rd level qualification in Marketing, Agriculture, Science, Veterinary Nursing or similar field
  • 5+ years’ experience within Marketing role with at least 2 years’ experience as a Product Manager.
  • Experience in key elements of the Marketing mix, including advertising & market research
  • Experience of Digital and Social Media would be advantageous
  • Proficient in working with MS Office
  • Ability to make recommendations to the business
  • Experience in presenting to both small & large groups of people




Ref: BDM101Ca
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