CUSTOMER DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE – Food Service (Drinks Industry)

Location
Field based (Southern England)
Salary
To c. £25k + bonus, company car & benefits
Posted
11 Jun 2018
Closes
06 Jul 2018
Ref
MM/1989
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

CUSTOMER DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE– Food Service (Drinks Industry)

The company

An opportunity to give your career the best possible boost and be part of a fantastic organisation selling great brands in a hugely supportive environment with future career development prospects.

Our client is a highly successful division of a major FMCG family owned company operating across a number of diverse categories. Their brands have fantastic presence across the soft and alcoholic drinks category. The business has some really exciting future growth plans for both existing and new brands, supported by significant marketing investment. 

The role

They are now seeking a Customer Development Executive to join the team and take on responsibility to identify, secure and manage a portfolio of hotel, restaurant and casual dining groups across the UK with a view to agreeing trading agreements. With the support of the Customer Development Manager, the role will have a major focus on winning new business with the opportunity to manage and grow any accounts won.

About you

We are looking for graduate calibre individuals with a minimum of c.12 months previous sales experience, gained ideally in an on-trade/foodservice environment, who can display a genuine passion for the drinks industry. Alternatively, you may be a recent graduate with some relevant sales or marketing work experience gained from an internship or work placement period.

This is a hands-on role with real responsibility that will test your influencing skills from day one. To be successful you will need to display a confident, articulate and persuasive personality, possess planning, organisational and time management skills, display good commercial acumen combined with passion and a drive for success.

If you think you’ve got what it takes and are ultimately keen to develop a career with a major FMCG company, then please apply below or email your CV to Maria Murphy at mariam@smithcarey.co.uk, quoting reference number MM/1989.

Closing date for applications: 6th July 2018

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