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Business development manager 

Salary range: £33,000 to £36,000 DOE (depending on experience) + annual bonus

Location: Reading



Our client is an electronics manufacturer and global provider technology products. We are seeking a focused and self-motivated candidate with excellent communication and relationship building skills for a Business Development position. Furthermore, they should have a good understanding of business development, within the consumer/SMB networking space, in order to be able to deliver the growth targets regarding B2B.



Ideaboxes Limited is an international recruitment and consultancy agency. It specialises in finding UK businesses experienced Chinese bilingual candidates. Ideaboxes aims to provide outstanding support for businesses and offer professional career advice for Chinese speakers based in the UK. By delivering this service, Ideaboxes can act as a bridge between distinguished employers and high-level job seekers. By recruiting the best Chinese candidates for employers, this will assist in the development of an expanding Chinese market and meet the increasing demand for Chinese speakers in the work place, worldwide.




Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Create new businesses within the B2B space.

  • Use of current/future customer relationships and channel contacts in order to drive new business (channels include VAD, VAR, Network installers, etc.)

  • Report progress of account management and business development opportunities to management team.

  • Improve current account base by further developing SMB range of computer networking products.

  • Use company’s unmanaged database and other individual ideas, in order to find new business opportunities.

  • Utilise distribution relationships in order to identify potential new B2B opportunities and resellers (distributors include Tech Data, Spire, CMS, Exertis, etc.)

  • Further develop current company programs, in order to increase distribution sales, clients and VAR customers, through having own initiative and creativity.

  • Assist in other departments/areas of business when and if required.


Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be/have:

  • Senior experience in IT and/or computer network sales.

  • Excellent communication, relationship building and business development skills.

  • Adaptable and have the ability to multitask.

  • Experience in account management and business development in the B2B space.

  • Excellent time management, customer facing and organisational skills.

  • Able to work effectively under pressure in a fast paced environment, individually or in a team.

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office (essential)

  • Necessary to have a Full UK driving license. Candidate will be required to travel across the UK in order to meet with client depending on office locations.


Please Note: In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.


Due to the high volume of applicants it is only possible to contact successful candidates within 14 days.

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