Business Development Executive

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
11 Jun 2018
Closes
09 Jul 2018
Ref
13875679/001
Contact
Stacey Tillson
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent




Our client is looking to appoint a BDE into their ON TRADE Team to manage and develop some of the key accounts including pubs, clubs, restaurants & wholesalers.



Client Details



Our client are one of the UK's leading drinks manufacture and a leading supplier, they have a strong & well recognised drinks portfolio with a wide range of account's across the ON TRADE Sector.



Description





* Successfully manage a select number of 3rd Party Managed leisure/pub groups, local wholesale businesses in a specific geographical region to achieve agreed targets and margins



* Successfully activate marketing campaigns across customer base to achieve brand channel objectives



* Negotiate and optimise fridge space, menu feature and 'best in class' brand visibility across account base



* Meet and review business performance with customers on a regular basis, agreeing areas and actions for improvement



* Agree and implement standard wholesale GANNT for full year and maintain a quarterly business performance review meeting to keep on track



* Establish effective ways of working with telesales department and arrange a Rara Day annual calendar aligned to promotional periods, to ensure appropriate levels of customer contact and effective campaigns



* Organise, manage and attend trade shows/festivals and sales blitzes to increase brand awareness and achieve distribution across customer base



* Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all internal departments to ensure a cohesive approach to all activity, with particular emphasis on Field Sales team, Buying team, Marketing and Accounts.



* Undertake any other duties relevant to the business and role





Profile



* Excellent communication and relationship-building skills



* Good planning, organisational and time management skills



* Good commercial acumen and numerate



* Able to demonstrate track record of personal sales achievement and in-depth channel knowledge and experience



* Results driven individual with great influencing skills



* Previous experience working in a drinks environment is desirable



* Full UK drivers licence



Job Offer



This is a field based role so candidates must live in, or be willing to relocate to, the specific geographical area. There will be a need for some weekend and evening work across their territory, to support promotional activity. The candidate must have a genuine passion for the drinks industry.

  • Training and development
  • Progression and development

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