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Business Development Manager

  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
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  • Job Ref: 21719

Our client is an established Horticultural business based in Cork and they are looking for a Business Development Manager to join their team on a full-time, permanent basis. This opportunity would ideally suit an entrepreneurial, business-minded individual who will lead the development of the business. Our client is particularly interested in talking to people who have the ambition to run their own business one day.


  • Conduct comprehensive market research to identify opportunities, trends, and customer needs.
  • Develop and implement strategic business plans to expand the business’s presence in existing markets and explore new ones.
  • Grow and maintain strong relationships with key customers, distributors, and partners.
  • Achieve and exceed sales targets by identifying new sales opportunities and expanding the customer base.
  • Negotiate contracts and agreements with clients, ensuring mutual benefits and satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including marketing, operations, and finance, to ensure a cohesive approach to business development.
  • Prepare and present regular sales and performance reports to senior management.


  • Proven background in business development and sales.
  • Strong marketing interest and ability to grow the brand.
  • Strong interpersonal skills – excellent customer service and people skills.
  • An interest in Horticulture would be an advantage.
  • Good organisational and management skills.


  • The opportunity to work in a reputable, well-established business with a loyal customer base.
  • Support and mentoring from existing staff and management.
  • Competitive salary package.
  • The stability of a long-term role with excellent prospects.
  • Opportunity to buy into the business. 

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Megan O’Doherty