Job title: Internal Sales/Business Development
Company: Cordee Ltd
Location: Hinckley (possibility for some home working)
Is the role permanent?: Yes
Is the role full time?: Full or Part Time
Contact: Chris Balic
Closing date: Friday 18th June 2021

Job description

Cotswold Outdoor, Waterstones, Amazon and Stanfords are among our major accounts and with over 1,000 trade accounts and 30 new titles every month the INTERNAL SALES/BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT person will join our small team and ensure the right customers get the right titles. To do this you’ll need to be thoroughly organised, persistent and enthusiastic, and comfortable working with both data and people duties include;

  • Maintaining and developing existing customer relationships via phone, email and meetings.
  • Digital Marketing (including Amazon Marketing, newsletters)
  • Updating e-tailers with product information and electronic data.
  • Selling new titles to existing customers with particular focus on the book trade.
  • Upkeep of bibliographic data
  • Accountability to Directors for sales results
  • Preparation of sales and marketing action plans in conjunction with company Director/s.


With natural enthusiasm and an aptitude for developing customer relationships, the ideal INTERNAL SALES/BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT person will have the following skills and experience.

  • A proven record in sales.
  • A professional manner and a flair for developing and maintaining customer based relationships.
  • Ensuring good dialogue with key suppliers.
  • Ability to interpret sales data from our customer database.
  • Accurate database management.
  • Word, Excel, Access proficiency.

In addition the successful person will;

  • Be driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on customer service and business profit.
  • Be a natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance.
  • An interest in outdoor activities is advantageous but not essential
  • A history within the booktrade/gift sector would also be an advantage.

Please send CV and covering letter to