Business & Sales Development Executive

b3 jobs
Up to £40,000 + £500/m Car allowance
Closing date
21 Dec 2023

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Contract Type
Development, Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Sales & Business Development Executive

Up to £40,000 per annum
Berkshire / Hybrid
Food Manufacturing
Job ref: 8571

The company

We are seeking a talented individual to join a family run business which supplies both own label and branded products to UK leading supermarkets, wholesalers, foodservice, and manufacturing customers.

About the Sales & Business Development Executive job

The purpose of your role will be to manage and maintain current customer relationships and develop new contacts through the directed business strategy by working closely with the technical team to provide the highest levels of customer service across the board.  

Key tasks

  • To continually build and strengthen existing customer relationships, maintaining necessary contact for those relationships to thrive in all aspects of service.  
  • Effectively communicate any NPD briefs from customers back to the technical team to provide the best possible outcome in all scenarios.
  • Track all samples sent to customers and communicate clear feedback to the development team to maximise excellent customer service and relationship longevity.
  • Manage customer expectations for product delivery and service ensuring expectations and timescales are met accordingly.
  • Analyse financial data by conducting periodic price reviews across customer accounts to ensure margins on products are maintained and maximizing profit margins.
  • Develop and gain new customers based on the directed business strategy.

About You

The successful candidate should have a proven record in account management and experience in the food manufacturing and/or foodservice & distribution sector.

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels is essential to succeed in this role.
  • A full clean UK drivers license.
  • A personable individual with a flair for interpersonal relationships.
  • The highest standards of customer service and problem solving.

More details

The Sales & Business Development Executive job is based in Berkshire as well as the flexibility of homeworking. The role offers a salary of up £40,000 per annum according to your experience.

The package includes company pension, a generous car allowance of £500 per month and hybrid working.

The working hours are Monday to Friday - office hours.

Alternate job titles

Sales Executive | Key Account Manager | Business Development Executive | Sales Account Manager | Food Industry Sales Jobs | Food Commercial Jobs | National Account Manager


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,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
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  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

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Company info
01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU

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