Business Development Manager - Cost Sector

Southampton, Hampshire
Highly competitive
09 Apr 2018
09 May 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is a leading wholesaler and food distributor for the South of the UK, working with over 600 customers, spread across contract catering and cost sector. With access to over 4000 products, our client covers all aspects of the food industry, from fresh produce to kitchen and cleaning essentials. Established in 2001, our client has made a huge impact on the market and is now experiencing exponential growth. Due to their rapid expansion, they are looking for a Business Development Manager to join the team.

The role:

The Business Development Manager will work across our clients entire portfolio of renowned brands, building long-standing relationships and maintaining existing ones within the cost sector. This role is an integral part of the commercial function within the business. The successful candidate will become the “go-to” person for existing and potential customers within their given territory. This role offers a huge level of autonomy, with the successful individual taking full accountability for the growth and profitability of their territory. As well as creating new relationships, this role involves a level of account management, making sure that existing relationships are given the time and attention needed to grow. This is an ideal role for a business development manager or executive who is looking for the chance to take greater ownership of their success’, and who has experience working with cost sector customers.

The person:

  • Account management experience
  • Self-starter, efficient and energetic
  • Experience working with cost sector customers is essential
  • An exceptional relationship builder
  • Ambition to progress and grow as an individual
  • Proven track record of winning new business
  • Food appreciator!

This role is field based in the South of the UK (Wiltshire, Hampshire, Dorset) and offers a highly competitive salary package to the successful candidate.

If you’re up for your next challenge in the food industry, don’t delay! Send your CV to or call 07891245724 for more information!

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