Business Development Manager - Foodservice
Business Development Manager
Job ref: 61388 | up to £33,000 + bonus & car | East Midlands
You will be working for a highly successful and continuously growing business. The company employ over 300 employees across the group, and their success is reliant on staff feeling engaged, motivated and valued. They share a common goal of providing customer satisfaction as the group continues to expand and thrive in a variety of competitive markets, therefore this is an excellent opportunity to take the next step up in your career.
The company has ambitious plans to develop the traditional foodservice side of its business and are looking for an additional Business Development Manager.
The purpose of your role is to acquire new business, both from a pre-defined prospect list of potential customers and from your own initiative, responsible for developing customer accounts and maintaining good relations with the customer, increase the customer base which will consist mainly of restaurants, independent pubs, nursing homes, workplace canteens, garden and play centres. The role will be predominantly field based requiring face to face contact with the owners and managers of businesses.
We are looking for a highly personable and motivated candidate with proven sales experience within the food service sector together with a good understanding of the foodservice industry as a whole. You will have the ability to retain good product and customer knowledge, be approachable, a strong communicator plus be IT literate. A full UK driving licence is essential.
The Business Development Manager job is based in the East Midlands region and is paying up to £33,000 according to individual skills and previous experience plus lucrative bonus and company car.
A range of excellent benefits are available to the successful candidate including; a full staff benefits scheme with retail discounts, discounted products and memberships, employee assistance programme, staff discount, childcare voucher scheme and more!
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