Business Development Managers (Food Industry), Remote/Field Based, UK

  1. Do you have experience within FMCG & food sales growth environment?
  2. Do you have a proven track record in developing and growing product sales within the food sector?
  3. Do you have experience in generating new business and managing successful negotiations?

If so, read on!

  • Location: Field Based with Occasional Requirement to Visit Head Offices Harwich, Essex.
  • Salary: Competitive / Negotiable + Bonus Potential.
  • Status: Full Time / Permanent

We are looking to recruit, on a permanent basis, experienced Business Development Managers for our world foods business.

Reporting to the Managing Director this is a role responsible for successful strategic business development activities for the business for which you will be a key contributor.

Building on your experience and knowledge, having worked in a comparable role in FMCG, this will be a hands on role having a commercial slant that will drive key growth areas of the world foods business.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading the planning, execution and analysis of relevant business initiatives related to key products.
  • Acquire new business from existing customers and potential customers using initiative and your personal skills.
  • Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of key products and markets.
  • Increase the customer base.
  • Deliver against the future growth strategy of the business.
  • Organise meetings with existing and new clients.
  • Maintain strong customer relations.
  • Research, analyse and monitor financial, technological, and demographic factors to capitalise on market opportunities and minimise effects of competitive activity.
  • Ensure sales KPI’s are monitored and strived toward on an ongoing basis.
  • Provide periodic reports with recommendations.

Skills, qualifications and experience

  • Experience within FMCG & food sales growth environment.
  • Experience and knowledge of food sales domestically.
  • A proven track record in developing and growing product sales within the food sector.
  • Experienced in generating new business and managing successful negotiations.
  • Experienced and successful in growing existing accounts.
  • Excellent managerial and communication skills.
  • Ability to deal with a complexity of products.
  • Sound experience of working with IT sales platforms.
  • Excellent business and commercial skills.

If you have the necessary skills and experience, want to work with great people and develop your career in a growing business then we would love to hear from you.



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