Technical (Food) Sales - Business Development Manager

Recruiter
Green Origins
Location
Dinnington, Sheffield
Salary
Excellent - Based on Experience + Uncapped Commission
Posted
31 Oct 2018
Closes
30 Nov 2018
Ref
GO181031
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

The Company

Green Origins are a leading brand within the fast-growing organic superfoods sector.  We provide high quality, superfood ingredients to a broad range of customers world-wide, in wholesale, retail, white label and private label options.

We are accredited by BRC, the Soil Association, the Vegan Society, and Fair Trade, and are a double Queens Award for Enterprise winner, having been awarded over 10 Great Taste awards in 2017 and 2018 for our range of organic superfoods.

We work from modern facilities located in Dinnington, Sheffield and have a professional yet friendly culture with a strong focus on change, continuous improvement and excellence.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Technical Sales - Business Development Manager.

We are specifically looking for someone with knowledge and experience of selling food products or ingredients, (ideally from within the health food, nutrition, or superfood industry), who has a track record of developing a strong sales strategy and personally delivering business development success.

Having the technical capability to identify the applications and promote the USPs of our products to manufacturers, ingredients buyers and resellers is essential for this role.

The role will be customer facing and the role holder must be able to develop a rapport with new clients and provide support that will continually improve our relationship with them. The role holder will also be required to grow and retain existing accounts by promoting innovative solutions, new products and services.

The main duties of the Business Development Manager can be summarized as:

  • Provision of technical knowledge and support to our sales team
  • Development of sales strategy
  • New Business identification and conversion
  • Customer development and account management

This role will involve a combination of office and field-based elements and possession of a driving licence is essential. 

We are looking for an ambitious, professional individual who is looking to work with our senior management team to develop and lead our strategic growth plans. This is a highly-rewarding and immediate vacancy. If you are interested in discussing the opportunity in greater detail, please contact our recruitment team.

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Technical food knowledge
  • Business Development skills
  • Market Knowledge
  • Sales Planning
  • Professionalism
  • The ability to meet sales goals

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