Business Development Manager

  • Full Time
  • Sevenoaks, Kent
  • £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + significant bonus

Bridgewater Resources UK

A market-leading distribution business is looking for a dynamic and money-motivated Business Development Manager to drive sales in London and the South East.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the UK’s leading specialist distributor of batteries, battery packs and torches to industrial, commercial and public sector end-users and re-sellers. They supply upwards of 30 million batteries a year and benefit from excellent relationships with key industry suppliers and manufacturers, including; Energizer, Varta, Procell, Duracell and Yuasa. They offer fantastic career opportunities and are part of a nationwide £1 billion turnover group that already employs over 2,000 people across the UK.

Role Responsibilities

As a Business Development Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Selling into the distribution sector ie. electrical wholesalers, DIY merchants, public sector and OEMs which are a key area to target growth
  • Travelling to meet with business customers
  • Growing current accounts and winning new business
  • Nurturing relationships with suppliers
  • Communicating effectively with the Internal Sales Team


The package for this Business Development Manager role includes:

  • Starting salary between £30,000 – £40,000 (negotiable depending on experience)
  • Significant uncapped profit share bonus
  • Company car, phone and laptop
  • Remote working following an initial training period at the company’s Head Office in Shefford
  • Excellent company pension scheme


To be successful in this Business Development Manager role, you should be:

  • An experienced B2B salesperson (internal or field sales) with a strong ability to capitalise on opportunities to maximise profitability
  • Passionate about making a difference within the business
  • An excellent communicator and team player
  • A dynamic and energetic personality who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment

Think you have what it takes? Submit your application today to find out more!


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