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Business Development Executive

Job Title:          Business Development Executive

The Role:          CJ SHEERAN is a leading manufacturer of garden, farm and equine timber products which include premium quality timber gates, fencing, garden furniture, landscape woodmulch and the very popular ComfyBed® Equine Bedding.  CJS have established an extensive network of resellers throughout Ireland and now wish to recruit a Business Development Executive to generate new opportunities while developing existing business.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Identify, prospect and qualify quality new business opportunities
  • Develop new and existing business opportunities
  • Develop and maintain a high quality pipeline of target customers and opportunities
  • Promotion of our full range of products and services
  • Establish and maintain effective communication links with other business units to identify and maximise all sales opportunities
  • Maintain accurate records of all sales activity via CRM and prepare regular forecasts and reports to ensure effective forward planning
  • Provide the business with market research intelligence
  • Effective interface with colleagues to ensure a cohesive approach towards maximising business performance

Skills and Experience:

  • Primary Qualification in Business, Sales, Marketing or related discipline desirable
  • At least 5 years’ proven and successful business development experience
  • Experience in the target market advantageous i.e. Builders Merchants, Home & Garden Multiples, Agri-Business etc.
  • Proven ability to identify and exploit new sales opportunities with potential customers
  • Strong commercial awareness of business dynamics
  • Full Clean Driving Licence
  • Dynamic individual with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Excellent IT skills and experience with CRM software
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills

An excellent opportunity to join a progressive and dynamic company undergoing exceptional growth.  CJS is primarily renowned as Ireland’s largest manufacturer and recycler of timber packaging and pallets, providing a premium quality, sustainable and accredited packaging solution to Ireland and the UK’s diverse network of pallet consumers.  CJS maintains ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS18001, FSC and Sedex accreditations.

Salary commensurate with experience.  Please submit your CV to or post FAO Ashleigh Doyle to: CJ Sheeran Limited, Shannon St., Mountrath, Co. Laois, R32 RRX8

Closing date for applications: COB 2nd November 2018