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Business Development Manager-FMCG National food supplier!

Business Development Manager- FMCG National food supplier!

£30,000-£35,000 + OTE £40,000-£45,000 & competitive package

London/South East

We are looking for an energetic, proactive and experienced sales professional to assist the business with its ambitious plans for expansion.

This is an immediate requirement for a target driven, outgoing and creative sales person to grow and develop the business.

You must have a proven sales background within foodservice to be considered for this position.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Business Development –actively pursuing new sales opportunities and following up leads to deliver business targets
  • Account Management – ensuring the company is maximising all sales opportunities with existing foodservice client base and continuing to provide excellent service and support
  • Development of the company’s foodservice proposition and support infrastructure
  • Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased business
  • Cold call as appropriate within your market or geographical area to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities
  • Attain new potential clients by growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network of contacts
  • Plan approaches and pitches- work with wider sales team to develop proposals that meet the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives
  • Participate in effectively pricing the product range and service, understanding marketplace factors
  • Present new products ongoing and aim to enhance existing relationships to maximise sales value
  • Forecast sales targets and ensure they are met

Desired Skills:

  • A passion for selling and negotiating – you are confident, outgoing and love meeting new people, you find targets motivating
  • Personable and engaging - your goal is to build strong relationships and open doors to more (and bigger) sales opportunities in the world of foodservice
  • Strong organisational skills – you will be managing your own diary and be reacting to opportunities as they arise
  • Creative and entrepreneurial flair – proactively seeks to develop and improve the business every day.

    A ‘can do’ approach!

Desired Experience:

  • An impressive track record of sales success in a similar role
  • Experience in winning new business and developing meaningful foodservice relationships
  • A good understanding of the foodservice/convenience sector 
  • Experience working in a fast-moving foodservice business demonstrating proactivity and creativity

Do you have the skills & experience for this great opportunity? - send your CV to

  • Start: Immediate
  • Duration: Full Time
  • Rate: £30k - 35k per year + OTE £40,000-£45,000 & competitive p
  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Sales
  • Recruiter: COREcruitment
  • Contact: Taj Rai
  • Tel: 0207 790 2666
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: TRBDMSE3
  • Posted: 2017-05-26 15:48:29 -

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