Business Development Manager

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  • Experience 2 Years
Job Description

For over 20 years, designFARM has founded its reputation as a leading supplier of commercial and residential furniture, lighting and accessories in Perth. We are an innovative family owned business with a friendly aesthetic that extends through to our philosophy, product and customer experience. Our mission is to provide the best product to create the best spaces, to enjoy the best life.

We have an exciting opportunity available for a go-getter and out-of the box thinker to join our team in the role of Business Development Manager, working alongside the world’s best design brands and Perth’s leading commercial Architecture & Design firms. The ideal candidate will lead initiatives to build new business for our company, be focused and able to develop and execute strategies. This role demands a thorough understanding of the design industry and a willingness to develop our brand, reach new clients and engage in the local design community.


This role will incorporate a full range of business development activities including:

  • Liaise with our suppliers, brands and clients;
  • Proactive pitching of our brand and product portfolio;
  • Actively researching and developing relationships with existing and prospective clients;
  • Delegate, strategise and collaborate within the team to achieve the highest results;
  • Determine client requirements and provide solutions for furniture specifiers;
  • Develop relationships to grow and expand our business;
  • Identify new ideas and opportunities for partnerships and brand development;
  • Create and deliver effective presentations to acquire new business;
  • Work closely with the Director on client activity and updates;
  • Commitment to our company values


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree or minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Exceptional customer service
  • A genuine interest in design / background in the design industry will be highly regarded
  • Excellent multi-tasking and organisational skills
  • Critical thinking abilty
  • Strong time management skills and interpersonal skills
  • Impeccable presentation, manners and etiquette
  • A passion to work in and contribute to a fast-paced and dynamic team
  • A client-centric approach
  • Experience working with KPI’s
  • Ability to work in a close-knit team in an open plan office
  • Personable and charismatic


  • Work in a fun and flexible environment
  • Individual and team rewards and commission
  • Team events
  • Interstate travel opportunities
  • Pet friendly office
  • An inner-city parking bay

At Design Farm, finding the right cultural fit is important to us. We would love to hear from those who share our entrepreneurial spirit and love of original design.  We will consider full time and part time applications. To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send your cover letter and CV to