Business Development and Account Manager

Sprout Group Limited

Join a small business investing in its equipment and people to set up for significant growth over the next 5 years.

  • Opportunity to shape and develop this sales role
  • Growing business will long term career opportunities
  • Mt Wellington/Penrose location
The Business
This role is with a successful Kiwi business that was established 25 years ago.  They lease equipment and sell their services into the construction and industrial industries.  Having recently identified a new market and with significant expansion plans over the next five years they are seeking a focused new business development and account manager to support their growth.
  
The Role
This is a sole charge sales position supported by the General Manager of this small business. 

You will use your existing knowledge of the industrial and/or construction industries to build sales plans and achieve revenue targets.  As this is a small business you will have a breadth of responsibility and will be putting your new business development and account management skills to use. 

A self-starter at heart, your natural curiosity will help you to identify growth opportunities both in Auckland and across the lower North Island region, this will be a mixture of new accounts and existing.  Your tenacity and ability to work at pace will allow you to close the leads that come in quickly. 

As someone who enjoys learning and expanding their skills you will thrive on the opportunity to learn the pricing and quoting parts of the business alongside supporting the growth and development of larger accounts. 
  
The Person
This role will suit you if you are someone who enjoys working in a sole charge sales position and who wants to grow with a business.  We are looking for someone with the following experience and knowledge:
  • 3 – 5 years minimum experience in face-to-face sales
  • Proven ability to identify, win, and retain new business
  • Background working in small business
  • Knowledge of industrial and/or construction industries
In addition, you will be someone who is hungry to learn, who enjoys working in an environment that is supportive but with plenty of autonomy.
  
Apply Now
Submit your CV now to have your details reviewed or if you have questions you can contact Kathryn at Sprout on 0272744004 or kathryn@sproutnz.com