Business Development Manager (FMCG) - Ethical Drinks Brand

5 days left

Location
Richmond, London
Salary
£45,000 - £50,000 base per annum plus discretionary sales bonus
Posted
30 May 2017
Closes
30 Jun 2017
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Business Development Manager (FMCG) - Ethical Drinks Brand

Richmond, London

£45,000 - £50,000 base per annum plus discretionary sales bonus

Benefits: Competitive benefits package including pension scheme, private medical insurance, Life Insurance and a flexible Cash Plan Programme.

Company Overview:

An exciting opportunity to join a growing team at One has arisen.  We are a unique and inspiring business with an award winning range of water and juice products.  To date we have raised over £15 million for life-changing water projects, giving clean, safe water to 3 million people in the world’s poorest communities. We pride ourselves on our B-Corp status and our focus on the environment and sustainability runs through our culture and day-to-day ways of working.  We stand by our ethical, professional and trustworthy standards and believe we can do things that people say can’t be done!

Role Description and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Sales Director and dotted line reporting to the Managing Director, you will be committed to developing and executing the new business development strategy and deliver profitable new business across multiple trading channels, most specifically for grocery and high street retailers across the UK.

In order to win new business and meet targets, you will have a hunger for sourcing and driving new business, a natural flare for developing strong customer relationships within the industry and have the ability to make effective business decisions.

To be successful in the role you will need to be able to fulfil the following Key Competencies and Job Requirements:

+ Have a proven track record of increasing revenue through generation of new business leads.

+ Skilled in proactively managing the business development process from opportunity identification through to agreeing and closing deals

+ Strong prioritising, planning and organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects for different clients/stakeholders concurrently both internally and externally

+ Significant experience at selling into the FMCG sector. 

+ Previous B-Corp experience desirable.

+ Have a strong interest and enthusiasm to sell a portfolio of ethical products

+ Excellent in-depth knowledge of the Grocery, Retail, High Street and Wholesale channels

+ Has experience  of building a network of connections within the industry to reinforce brand awareness and potential future sales

+ Strong commercial acumen with P&L ownership

+ Ability to engage with all levels of staff and negotiate and influence customers

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Must be able to cold call potential clients with confidence

+ Ability to work with significant autonomy and have a tenacity to overcome obstacles and make things happen

+ An effective team player who is able to collaborate and effectively lead internal departments to secure new business

+ Advanced presentation preparation and delivery skills

+ Competent in MS Office

+ Applicants must live a commutable distance to the office and be able to commit to regular UK wide travel as required for business and customer meetings.

Qualifications:

+ A Degree in Sales & Marketing or Business or equivalent

+ A recognised sales qualification would also be an advantage

If you are a highly motivated self-starter who brings a sense of fun, energy and teamwork to the wider business then we would love to hear from you! Please send your CV, together with a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role.

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