The Hut Group is hiring a

Business Development Manager

Manchester, United Kingdom

About The Hut Group:

THG is one of the world’s fastest growing and largest online retailers. We have over a decade of experience building and growing brands in the Beauty and Wellness sectors, in over 160 markets. We create brilliant digital brand experiences and our in-house team design, develop and build a bespoke proprietary technology platform that is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

With a world-class business, a proprietary technology platform, and disruptive business model, our ambition is to be the global digital leader.

Our culture is fast-paced and ambitious – we like to move twice as fast others believe to be possible. This belief is a fundamental part of the DNA that has supported our incredible growth. Our people are our strength and we have over 4,000 diverse, smart thinkers across the globe who are encouraged to think creatively and empowered to turn their ideas into actions.

To support our ambitious growth, we are looking for commercially astute, ambitious individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG and play a part in driving the Group forward on its truly exciting journey.

About the Division:

Consumer, home to THG’s heritage sites and true home of the geek. Includes Brands such as Zavvi, iwantoneofthose, and Popinabox - some of Europe's largest online retailers for Licensed Merchandise, Collectables, and Gifting products.

There’s a real passion and drive within our innovative team, to both achieve and be part of something special. This attitude and culture has been key to driving rapid international growth. A focus on in-house produced and exclusive products through our print on demand facility, has accelerated evolution of the sites away from traditional entertainment retailers towards growing Merchandise and Collectable markets – an area we plan to continue our investment in. We are looking for creative, innovative, and resourceful people to come and join us on our exciting journey.

The Role:

  • Account acquisition: Screening of potential business opportunities, examining risks, rewards, estimating needs and goals.
  • Development of new & existing leads: Closing new business deals by co-ordinating with internal/external contacts
  • Management of existing Consumer B2B Customers: Day to day account management, restocks, upselling, reconciling order history.
  • Promotion Planning: Development of promotional strategy & execution
  • Competitor Analysis
  • Achievement of monthly sales targets & KPI’s


Requirements

  • Ability to generate good qualified leads
  • Strong Commercial Acumen
  • Ability to dig into customers’ needs and deliver
  • Ability to convert leads into revenue
  • Build lasting rapport with new business leads

Advantageous

  • 2+ years Sales experience

Benefits

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