JOB OPPORTUNITY – PROFESSIONAL AUDIO DIVISION

Title: Business Development Manager – HH

Location: UK

Hours: Full time, Monday-Friday

The Role

Headstock Group is recruiting a UK & Europe Business Development Manager for HH Electronics. As the primary point of contact for HH to professional audio and install sound distributors and dealers, the role is ideally suited to a Pro-Audio specialist with strong industry contacts, excellent product knowledge and a high level of motivation to develop sales.

HH was founded in 1968 and has been owned by Headstock Group since 1989. As such, team-members contributing to HH have a special opportunity to work directly on a unique British audio brand with chance to bring creativity and entrepreneurial flair to its development.

Key Duties

Account Management – UK

  • Management and development of HH sales to the B2B network of authorised retailers and installers in the UK.
  • Expansion of the UK sales network for both portable PA and install sound product categories.

Account Management – Europe

  • Management of existing HH distributor accounts across Europe.
  • Development of new partners to grow sales across the territory.

Brand Marketing

  • Collaboration with the Group Director of Marketing to develop and implement annual and quarterly marketing plans for HH across the territory.
  • Creation of ideas and delivery of initiatives that successfully enhance HH brand awareness.

Product Development

  • Work with the HH Product Development team to provide research and market insights that assist with the ongoing enhancement of the HH product catalogue.
  • Contribute to the specification and evaluation process of a product cycle and lead successful product releases for new HH models.

 Requirements

  • An ambitious, self-motivated individual, able to thrive both independently and in a team.
  • A background in Portable PA / Live Sound / Install Sound with strong product knowledge.
  • A proven track record in growing sales and developing a B2B sales network.
  • A ‘can do’, problem-solving attitude to resolving issues and meeting expectations.
  • Capable of producing creative/inventive/insightful ideas for sales & marketing initiatives
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Strong IT literacy to include MS Office.
  • Maths and English qualifications to a minimum of Grade C at GCSE level or equivalent.
  • Full, valid driving licence
  • UK resident & passport

Package

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Quarterly bonus scheme based on territory performance targets
  • Company car

Application

For the attention of Scott McKenzie, Operations Director.
Please ensure applications include a full CV, a covering letter, and details of salary expectations.
Interviews will be held in January 2023 and may include a skills assessment.

Please note this is a full-time role requiring the employee to work effectively from a home office location. Travel to Headstock Group headquarters in Halesowen, West Midlands is required on a regular basis, and visits to customers around the UK and mainland Europe are also a key requirement. Occasional international travel beyond Europe may also be a requirement. As such all applicants must be prepared to travel, hold a full UK driving licence and hold a valid passport.

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