Business Developer


Sales & Marketing



As a Business Developer, you will be vital in building strong relationships with new and existing trade customers. With your friendly and engaging approach, you will contact trade customers on a daily basis via telephone and email, identifying upselling opportunities and delivering exceptional customer service. You will also provide valuable administrative support to the depot, collaborating closely with Kitchen Sales Designers and Territory Sales Representatives to assist in arranging appointments and fuel lead generation. Your proactive attitude and attention to detail will contribute to the efficient running of the depot, enabling the team to reach and exceed depot targets. Skills and attributes you need to be a successful Business Developer:

  • Customer service
  • Thrives in fast-paced environments
  • strong Communicator
  • Sales-focused
  • Prioritisation and organisation skills
  • Curious learner
What you get from us as a Business Developer:
  • Competitive base salary
  • Monthly depot bonusOTE
  • Team incentives and outings
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with Howdens contributing a minimum of 8% and up to 12% if you pay more
  • 24 days holiday, rising to 26 days after 5 years
  • Staff discount on Howdens products
  • Buy as you earn share scheme
About Howdens: Howdens Joinery is the UK's number one trade kitchen supplier providing thousands of products across kitchens, joinery, and hardware. We have over 900 depots throughout the UK and Europe - making us the first choice for more than 460,000 loyal trade professionals. Last year our sales reached circa 2.3bn, and we have an ambitious growth agenda. There is a strong entrepreneurial ethos and the opportunity to develop within a fast-paced and commercial environment. That, along with a competitive salary, development opportunities, and exciting rewards, are among the reasons why our people enjoy working for Howdens - and why we have been named one of the10 Best Big Companies to Work For. How to apply: When you apply, you will need to attach a CV. If this is your first time applying for a role with us, you will need to activate your account when you apply for this role. Please check your email carefully to ensure that you have completed this step. We are unable to view your application if you have not activated your account. Good luck with your application. Howdens is founded on the principle of being Worthwhile for ALL concerned. We're working hard to ensure we provide an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome. We will do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, please email (url removed) with the job title and location, and we will be happy to help you. Please note that candidates applying for this role must have a valid right to work in the UK, we do not offer sponsorship of employment for any depot positions at this time. We appreciate your understanding.


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