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Business Development Executive - South UK

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£40,000 - £45,000 + car + 15% bonus
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Business Development Executive - North UK

£40,000 - £45,000 + bonus & car
Food Manufacturing
Job ref: 8598

The company

Established over 20 years ago, this company has built a reputation as food experts. Whether it is food sourcing, research driven product development or competitive market positioning, they take pride in their achievements.  They very much focus on their belief that food is first and foremost about people.

About the Business Development Executive - North UK job

You will be part of a driven sales team in a fast-growing business and enjoy the challenge of developing sales of quality seafood products to independent fish merchants, wholesalers and frozen food distributors.

Key tasks

  • Develop sales with new and existing customers - independent fish merchants, frozen food distributors, manufacturers etc.
  • Assistance of seafood development within the greater business, in addition to developing of own accounts.
  • Arranging and attending customer/potential customer meetings.
  • Attending Trade shows.
  • Achieving sales targets and profit margins, in line with company expectations
  • Identifying and developing new business opportunities, including new clients and new products.

About You

This role will suit an individual who has excellent knowledge and experience of the UK wholesale seafood market.  The ideal candidate will have:

  • 5 years’ experience in the UK seafood wholesale market.
  • Product knowledge of various seafoods.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, time management and planning skills.
  • Strong network of wholesale contacts in the UK.
  • Excellent commercial awareness.

More details

The Business Development Executive is homebased covering the North of the UK.  It is paying £40,000 - £45,000 + 15% bonus plus car, laptop and phone.

The working hours are Monday - Friday.

Alternate job titles

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



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!
  • to give you friendly, ethical, honest and expert recruitment services
  • 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!

For a full up to date list of our jobs, visit

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

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