Job Description

Business Development Manager

South Yorkshire

Salary £40,000

A large business that has 17 years’ experience in their field is now on the lookout for 2 more Business Development Managers.  The business is looking for experience within the packaging industry.

As Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for the Account Management (30% of the time) of their existing customers and seeking out New Business (70% of the time).

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly driven salesperson with Packaging sales experience looking for your next move.


  • As Business Development Manager, you'll be working within the Packaging industry focusing on winning and retaining key clients.
  • Identifying new business opportunities within existing accounts
  • Attending in-person meetings with key decision makers
  • Negotiating contracts and confirming orders
  • Working closely with internal stakeholders to ensure orders and company completion.
  • Attending internal team meetings to discuss pipeline opportunities and forecasts.

The Person

  • Experience within a Business-to-Business field-based Business Development Manager or similar roles, such as Field Sales Executive, Territory Sales Manager or Regional Sales manager.
  • Experience within packaging sales is required.
  • Sales and business development skills, with a focus on identifying new opportunities.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Experience in contract negotiation.
  • Willingness travel attend shows when required.
  • Must be able to drive.

What’s in it for you.

  • £40,000 +
  • Full product training
  • 20 Days Holidays + Statutory
  • Company Pension
  • Onsite Parking
  • Company Bonus


Commutable locations: Barnsley, Wakefield, Scunthorpe, Doncaster, Sheffield, Castleford, Leeds, Bradford, Worksop

Experience in the following vacancies would be beneficial: Internal Sales, Telesales, Sales, Account Management, Business Development, Business Development Manager, Territory Sales Manager, Area Sales Manager, New Business Development.

Business Development is a specialist division here at Venatu Recruitment Group.  If you are currently seeking a change in your career and feel you match the desired criteria, please do get in touch and we would be happy to discuss the role with you in further detail.

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