Account Manager / Business Development Manager B2B - NE England

D R Newitt
North England (Home Basd)
Up to £55k + bonus + car + private healthcare
18 Jun 2018
18 Jul 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Job Title: Account Manager / Business Development Manager B2B

Salary: 40 – 55 k + commission, bonus, pension, private health care, car provided

Location: North England (Home Based)

I’m currently working with a global company who distribute specialist ingredients to food manufacturers. They have a fantastic reputation and employ more than 9,000 worldwide.My client is a dynamic business who are doing exciting things in food. They have grown year on year, are profitable and there is a very good career development plan for the right candidate, The right candidate MUST have at least 2 years experience selling into food manufacturers to be considered. 

As part of their continues growth, they are now looking to recruit a Business Development Manager to manage and grow existing accounts as well develop new business opportunities. The role will cover from Lincolnshire to Middles-borough with most customers being based around Leeds / Yorkshire. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage existing food & beverage clients in the line with the growth strategy - face to face meetings 4 days a week 
  • Responsible for setting and delivering Budget expectations and plans
  • Responsible for building a robust pipeline of project opportunities within the portfolio to achieve future growth plans
  • Respond to the commercial needs of accounts in order to achieve satisfactory overall customer satisfaction levels
  • Respond to technical service enquiries from customers for information
  • Provide support for corporate activities such as sales exhibitions
  • Cross functional communication and ensure key internal relationships are established and maintained with  Customer Service/R&D/Production/Planning/Technical/ Logistics and Warehouse teams

Required Skills:

  • Proven business to business sales background selling into food manufacturers
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and problem solving skills.
  • Degree-level qualification in food/science preferred, but not essential.
  • Demonstrate time management, good written and verbal communication skills and ability to build relationships both internally and externally with customers.

Industry Knowledge:                      At least 2 years’ experience selling to food manufacturers, experience of developing relationships with existing customers and winning new business.

Communication Skills:                    Able to meet customers face to face, be hard working, enthusiastic, understand the food industry.

Time Management:                        Ability to work to tight deadlines.

This is a great opportunity with a global business with excellent career development. If you’re ready for a new challenge, don’t delay in applying! You can apply via this advert or by emailing your CV to me – Feel free to call me on 0161 833 0181.

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