Business Development Manager | Bakery Manufacturer

D R Newitt
South East England
£40,000 - £45,000 + 30% Bonus + Great Package
28 Sep 2017
28 Oct 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

My client is a highly successful supplier of bakery ingredients looking to add a Business Development Manager (South East) to their team due to company growth. The successful candidate will have bakery ingredients experience ideally supplying into some / all of the following: local and high street bakeries, and independent and national wholesalers, also beneficial will be having experience supplying universities, regional contract caterers and travel & leisure customers.

This is a great opportunity to join a continually growing organisation where there is opportunity for career and personal financial growth. There is a great team-spirit within this organisation and so are looking for a self-starter

The Role:

  • Deliver Budget on Account Portfolio Measure SALES Value – Gross Profit
  • Identify and develop profitable new business with existing and new customers
  • Build strong relationships with Decision Makers & Influencers in customer base
  • Network and negotiate with internal colleagues to deliver profitable solutions and customer satisfaction. Will including managing and coordinating projects.
  • Effective communication & presentation skills both verbal and written
  • Strong negotiation & selling skills with ability to analyse complex situations and propose and agree equitable solutions
  • Ability to promote and support key product launches with direct/indirect customer activities
  • Develop and add value to our customer relationship through relevant Customer Intimacy initiatives

The candidate:

  • 3+ years’ experience selling bakery ingredients
  • Strong interpersonal skills and networking ability within a team is vital
  • Self-starter with a team orientated attitude
  • Ability to plan work objectives to meet financial targets
  • Strong negotiation skills with internal and external customers
  • Customer driven mind-set
  • Results focussed and flexible in approach


What’s On Offer:

£40,000 - £45,000 + 30% bonus + 25 days holiday + car allowance/car + package

If you would like to explore this opportunity further please email your CV to Alex Tye on

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