Business Development Manager- FMCG National food supplier

£30,000 per annum
30 Aug 2017
23 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Development Manager- FMCG National food supplier!

£30,000-£35,000 + OTE £40,000-£45,000 & competitive package


We are looking for an energetic, proactive and experienced sales professional to assist the business with its ambitious plans for expansion. This is an immediate requirement for a target driven, outgoing and creative sales person to grow and develop the business.

You must have a proven sales background within foodservice to be considered for this position.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Business Development –actively pursuing new sales opportunities and following up leads to deliver business targets
  • Account Management – ensuring the company is maximising all sales opportunities with existing foodservice client base and continuing to provide excellent service and support
  • Development of the company’s foodservice proposition and support infrastructure
  • Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased business
  • Cold call as appropriate within your market or geographical area to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities
  • Attain new potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network of contacts
  • Plan approaches and pitches- work with wider sales team to develop proposals that meet the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives
  • Participate in effectively pricing the product range and service, understanding marketplace factors
  • Present new products ongoing and aim to enhance existing relationships to maximise sales value
  • Forecast sales targets and ensure they are met


  • A passion for selling and negotiating – you are confident, outgoing and love meeting new people, you find targets motivating
  • Personable and engaging - your goal is to build strong relationships and open doors to more (and bigger) sales opportunities in the world of foodservice
  • Strong organisational skills – you will be managing your own diary and be reacting to opportunities as they arise
  • Creative and entrepreneurial flair – proactively seeks to develop and improve the business every day. A ‘can do’ approach!


  • An impressive track record of sales success in a similar role
  • Experience in winning new business and developing meaningful foodservice relationships
  • A good understanding of the foodservice/convenience sector
  • Experience working in a fast-moving foodservice business demonstrating proactivity and creativity

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