22nd December 2022


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.


  • 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


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


For the attention of Scott McKenzie, Operations Director to: [email protected]. 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.

Headstock Group


Driven by a passion for music-making and sound since 1967, the Headstock Group prides itself on a portfolio of outstanding products. Whether for our beloved in-house brands Laney Amplification and HH Electronics, or as proud distribution partner for industry-leading and illustrious MI brands, we bring the motivation, experience, and creativity to thrive in this very special industry.


The Headstock Group vision is to fulfil potential; for both the brands we own and for those we represent (but care for as our own). Whether an established, leading product or a new idea, we undertake to understand, invest in, and add value to the process of reaching and exciting the market. We seek growth year by year by reaching more customers with a diverse array of sound and music products.


A second-generation, family-owned, family-led business, we set ourselves high performance standards every day, but measure true performance in decades. We form long-standing business partnerships, hold an exceptional staff-retention record and value each team member and brand ambassador as a part of the extended Company family.

A love for sound and music-making products makes Headstock Group a natural home for experts in their field and our close-knit community has an abiding passion for the music in our lives. A designer and maker for our own brands, yet also a distributor of others’, we have an empathy at both sides of the table. We work hard to develop the supply chain, checking each step adds value, and most importantly we ensure our products can be found by their target customer.

A role at Headstock Group is one in which enthusiasm, humour, creativity, opinion, and trust are encouraged. We create a safe and positive working environment where all team members are treated with respect and confidence.

James Laney, CEO

Headstock Group is an equal opportunity employer and individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, colour, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, physical and mental disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.