Business Development Executive

Location
Field based - London & the South east
Salary
£25,000 -£30,000 Plus Bonus and Car allowance
Posted
15 Aug 2017
Closes
15 Sep 2017
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Are you an experienced business development executive looking for a new challenge?

Speakeasy Ice Creams are a new concept entering the market! We specialise in making premium quality alcohol infused ice cream. We are currently a family run business with huge growth plans and we are looking for an experienced business development executive to join us on this exciting journey. 

So what will we expect you to do?

You will be field based, our head office is based in Marden, Kent and we are looking for someone to represent our business initially across the South East and London for food service and independent retailers, with a view to expanding nationally.

Mapping out the market to understand where our target audience is will be key for this role. You will then set a quarterly business plan to support your business development and revenue targets. 

As the business grows you will have the opportunity to lead the training and development of business development associates across the business to ensure a one team ethic to hit quarterly targets. 

You will be responsible for keeping the team informed of trends across the industry to assist in shaping the sales strategy. 

As this is a field based role you will be attending meetings with potential and existing clients, alongside trade events as required.

So what's in it for you?

You have an opportunity to join a business at a key stage of its development and help shape and lead the sales strategy.

You will report directly to the Board and bonuses will be payable for successful delivery of the business plan.
Potential to lead and manage a sales team as the business grows.

What will make you stand out?

  • Experience and a proven track record in premium food and drink brands.
  • Passion for our product and our partner brands.
  • Self motivation and a structured approach to your work.
  • A clear vision and focus on shaping and delivering a successful business development plan.