Business Development Officer

Liverpool  |  Retail

Reference
VAC-5210
Role Type
Permanent
Salary Overview
Competitive
Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
22/07/2022

 

We are recruiting a new role for Beauty Bazaar that will be an amazing opportunity for the right person who has experience of eventing and corporate sales. Beauty Bazaar has been the go-to luxury beauty store for Harvey Nichols for the last 10 years in Liverpool One and we are excited to continue to develop and seek new business opportunities. The main aim will be to drive business for all areas of the store and generate corporate revenue for the Liverpool store. The primary aim of the role will be in cultivating existing relationships, generate leads and seek new avenues in which to gain new clients and drive revenue for stores.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Pro-actively research new clients and opportunities to promote Harvey Nichols Liverpool to drive sales
  • Proactively contribute to the onsite Retail meetings, working with the General Manager and Retail Managers to develop action plans to deliver each concept within the local market
  • Liaise and work with the Press and Marketing team to ensure that all corporate services and products are promoted in full within the local market and across all social media platforms
  • Work with Liverpool Private Shopping Team to grow Private shopping and Stylist Club shopping business.
  • Work closely with KB Corporate Sales Team, to maximise business opportunities across the Group.
  • Work with and support KB Corporate Sales Team on initiatives.
  • Be the Harvey Nichols Ambassador for the stores at all external events and network events
  • Liaise and support HO press to optimise PR opportunities
  • Manage Harvey Nichols regional corporate client database engaging, retaining, and growing the existing corporate client database ensuring key accounts are nurtured and developed.
  • Overseeing client expectations from initial meeting to final execution of event/following up and maintaining client relationships post event or order
  • Have sole responsibility for creating, developing and rolling out corporate event packages, primarily focusing on our Liverpool store event spaces
  • Drive corporate gifting revenue and work closely with stakeholders to shape the gifting offer
  • Follow the latest industry developments and stay up to date on corporate competitors
  • Promote store services and experience-led initiatives, such as Personal Shopping, beauty services, hair salon, office or home delivery to corporate audience
  • Working with store teams to secure revenue and brand support from key partners to develop sponsored spaces and takeovers in regional stores
  • Develop stronger presence on LinkedIn for the regional stores to promote services and spaces.
     

A BIT ABOUT YOU

  • You love working in a team
  • You have a sales driven attitude
  • You are positive and proactive
  • You are a confident communicator, both written and verbal
  • You have a keen eye for details
  • You are stylish, fun and welcoming with a genuine passion for fashion

ABOUT YOUR EXPERIENCE

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar customer facing role
  • Enjoy and know our brands and products
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Great career opportunities within the wider Harvey Nichols Company
  • Generous Commission Scheme
  • One of the best staff discount and clothing allowance benefits
  • Company private pension
  • Buying holiday scheme
  • Local and National discount schemes
  • Independant employee assistance programmes with RetailTrust

 

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