Corrine Munro
Consultant - Creative Support
+44(0)207 562 8282Contact Corrine

New Business Consultant for Interior & Furniture Design Company

Creative Support
Ref: BBBH31662
Permanent
£35000.00 - £38000.00
London

A world-renowned interiors and furniture design company is seeking an entrepreneurial New Business Consultant to raise visibility of the business. The company works in high profile projects within hotel, commercial and residential developments. This role is a great opportunity for someone from the architecture or design industry with a business development or sales background to expand a creative companies’ business.

Responsibilities:

  • Create new business by targeting potential new clients and companies
  • Researching and prospecting new clients via architects, designers and direct client contacts
  • Manage existing relationships with suppliers, manufacturing partners and existing clients while increasing visibility of the brand
  • Accurately forecast future workload by creating schedules, budgets and quotes from detailed briefs
  • Propose FF&E solutions with relevant documentation for client projects, turn them into contracts, then pass over to project management and account management teams
  • Generate cohesive and relevant proposals from briefs
  • Plan and forecast major project wins to manage and exceed sales targets
  • Research, assess and report back on the market and competitors on a quarterly basis
  • Visit showrooms and suppliers to gain product knowledge and building network of contacts
  • Control costs by requesting quotes and detailing spreadsheets
  • Deliver a strong sales profit and generate client contracts, contributing to profitability of overall business
  • Accurately cost and quote for project managers

Key skills:

  • Previous experience in a similar role within the creative industry
  • Proven experience of generating new business and hitting sales targets
  • Expert networker with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • First class client service
  • Compelling style and confidence when dealing with clients of all levels
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask on different projects
  • Relationship management
  • Market knowledge and competitor analysis
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Lateral thinking with the ability to adjust style to create results on a client brief

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