Business Developer, Part-Time - 3RD ROCK Jobs

Product Developer - 3RD ROCK 3RD ROCK is a sustainable activewear brand bringing innovation to active, fun-filled lives. Based in Derbyshire, we aspire to make you look great, feel amazing, whilst helping to save our planet.

3RD ROCK has a vibrant and exciting working environment. We're a passionate bunch, committed to creating top quality, unique and sustainable clothing.

Being a small brand, we are able to provide exciting and ever-challenging opportunities for our team. You will be seeing and experiencing the full end to end process, from design right through to manufacturing, marketing, sales and customer relations.

We're currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced business developer and sales professional for our wholesale channel to grow our international sales


In this part-time role you will be in charge of the below main activities:

  • Sales - growing our wholesale channel overseas and in the UK and identifying opportunities within the outdoor, activewear and climbing markets.
  • Account management - developing existing relationships with key accounts

Key responsibilities:

  • Researching and acquiring leads for relevant accounts, agents and distribution channels worldwide
  • Approaching new potential accounts, developing initial relationships and sales
  • Full responsibility for the continual and consistent maintenance of key accounts
  • Dealing with all customer account enquires from the initial call to order processing, right through to invoice stage
  • Production of orders, quotes and confirmations
  • Liaising with stock, logistics and distribution ensuring orders are despatched in line with service level agreements
  • Organising regular meetings with Retail Buyers to discuss and review intake of Season product
  • Keeping accounts informed of order status and immediately highlighting any delays
  • Account reviews
  • Production of key reports required for senior management team
  • Query resolution

Essential Experience, skills and person specifications:

  • At least 2 years of experience in a similar role
  • Existing business relationships in the outdoor/climbing industry in the UK, Europe and the USA
  • Able to understand and empathise with customer needs whilst balancing their needs with that of the Company.
  • Demonstrable experience, building professional rapport and maintaining strong relationships with Key Account/Blue Chip customers.
  • Willingness to travel - you will be meeting with customers regularly
  • Excellent communication skills and a natural commercial drive
  • Good analytical and numeracy skills, including ability to analyse data and draw relevant conclusions
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills
  • Passion for sustainability and the outdoors
  • Climber - advantage

Enjoy a relaxed and casual working environment alongside great benefits for the right applicant:

  • 28 days holiday
  • 6% pension contribution
  • Casual environment
  • Gym/Fitness allowance
  • Generous wardrobe allowance
  • Staff days out

We are looking for a Business Developer who is a team player with a positive, "can do" attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit. You are an organised, passionate, self-starter who shows initiative.


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