Business Development Manager

b3 jobs
South West (Nationwide)
up to £50,000 + car, bonus & benefits
Closing date
26 Oct 2019

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Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Business Development Manager

Job ref: 62280 | up to £50,000 + car, bonus & benefits | South West (Nationwide)

The company

We are seeking a talented and driven individual to work for this leading manufacturer. This well-established family run business prides itself on providing exceptional customer service and the highest quality products.

The job

The business has recently undergone tremendous success and as such, is looking for an experienced Business Development Manager to join their expanding team.

The ethos of the company is based around outstanding service coupled with providing customers with creative solutions and innovation and you will have a dynamic and innovative team supporting you, to ensure the continued success and growth of new accounts.

You will create and own a clear plan of activity for bringing aboard new UK accounts into the business that will drive additional growth YOY by preparing, presenting and implementing a clear strategy for key target accounts. You will work closely with the marketing and technical teams, translating customer requirements into market-leading innovative products, to satisfy customer want and engage new business.

Your experience

To be considered for the Business Development Manager role, you will have experience in a commercial sales B2B role within food manufacturing, ideally selling ingredients into further manufacturing. You will have the ability to make recommendations and find solutions for customers, a good network of food industry contacts, fantastic customer service and presentation skills plus be passionate in showcasing food product innovation. A full driving licence is essential together with the ability to travel 3-4 days per week in the UK and potentially within the EU.

More details

The Business Development Manager job is based in the South West region (you will be at Head Office once per week) with the rest of the week travelling nationwide. The role is paying up to £50,000 according to experience plus company car, bonus, laptop, mobile phone and benefits.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Business Development Manager job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Tom Shaw, quoting job reference 62280.

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternate job titles

Food Manufacturing Commercial Jobs | Sales Manager | Commercial Manager | Key Account Manager | National Account Manager | Food Industry Sales Jobs | South West UK | Somerset

Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

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