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Business Development Manager (coffee and cocoa industry)

CPA Recruitment
£Attractive Salary Package
Closing date
6 Aug 2022
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The Company.

With global offices, this growing business work with a range of food and drink producers and retailers to verify the origin of raw materials and finished products using specialised cutting-edge testing and validation. Key to establishing the authenticity and origin of products, the business partner with a broad spectrum of different food and drink related business, across many different food categories.

The Role.

The successfully appointed applicant will enjoy a broad commercial remit with a primary focus of promoting the business’s services and activities to prospect and existing customers within the UK and European, with the coffee and cocoa sector.

  • Professionally qualified with a bachelor’s degree in commerce (or science)
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience within the coffee and/or cocoa industry.
  • Business Development and/or sales experience is preferred but not required (training will be given on the job)
  • Fluency in English and preferably another language
  • Strong sales and business acumen with a commitment and drive to achieve personal and company goals
  • ‘Self-starter’ and strategic thinker with an ability to identify new opportunities, set clear sales objectives and see them through from the initial cold call to a signed contract
  • Excellent leadership, communication, presentation, and organisational skills
  • Flexible and adaptable interpersonal style to influence others, share ideas and problem-solve
  • Enthusiastic, highly motivated with a desire to succeed as well as resilience are essential
  • Hard-working nature with a strong work ethic and independently motivated to drive sales

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with your CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of James Constable

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
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