Graduate Business Development Manager


Acorn Recruitment is recruiting for an excellent opportunity for a graduate to join a leading chemistry based company based in Runcorn as a Business Development Manager.

Reporting to the Business Director, the purpose of the role is to develop relationships with customers all over the world responding to customer requests and developing growth opportunities where possible.

This role has potential for the successful candidate to develop into a Business Management position supporting and eventually covering for the Business Director.

Duties of the role include:

* Responding, monitoring and researching tenders from existing and potential customers.
* Providing high quality responses for tender questionnaires covering quality, safety, compliance, CSR and environmental.
* Identifying and researching new products and applications to grow product range.
* Completing monthly account management and finance reports for key customers using MS Excel and internal systems.

The successful candidate must have a STEM degree or business related study with a strong chemistry background. Must be able to work on own initiative and be able to plan time and work to strict deadlines. Experience working in a customer facing role would be an advantage.

The role will be a hybrid style of working, home based / office based.

Salary is £22-24k depending on experience to offer accompanied with an excellent benefits package that can be expected of a global company.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

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Skills and experience

Graduate, Chemistry, STEM, Business Development, Key Account Management, Runcorn, Cheshire

About Acorn Recruitment

Acorn Recruitment

The award-winning Acorn Group is one of the UK's leading recruitment and training companies.

On-going research confirms that over 96% of our clients would happily recommend Acorn to others (industry average is 87%), and 98% of job-seekers find Acorn's service levels to be better than other agencies (industry average is 77%).

These figures are testament to Acorn's philosophy that people are at the heart of our business and why Acorn is the partner of choice for many national and international organisations, and job-seekers alike.

Acorn offers permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions to employers, supported by a portfolio of training, learning and development solutions.

Acorn is a member of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and is Investors in People and ISO accredited.

Runcorn, England, United Kingdom, Europe

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  • Salary
    £22,000 to £24,000 per year
  • Benefits
    excellent benefits package
  • Location
  • Company
    Acorn Recruitment
  • Posted By
    Ms Christina Harris
  • Date Posted
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  • Start Date
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  • Employer Reference
  • Job Functions
    Business Development
    Customer Service
  • Industries
  • Home Working Possible?

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