Business Development Manager - Fresh Fish

England, London
£40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension and other benefits
04 Jul 2018
01 Aug 2018
Yasmin Bryant
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Are you passionate about seafood? Do you have experience opening up new accounts within the restaurants and hotel groups?

If you do this could be the right role for you…

CSG are currently representing a UK establish premium seafood business who pride themselves on high quality products and service. The business has grown at a rate of 40% YOY and are now in a position to add additional head count to the team. The business in looking to bring in a Business Development Manager to be based in their London head office however will be spending a significant amount of time out visiting customers.

The business is family owned who are passionate about what they do which it is clear to see from the lengths they go to for their customers. Their aim is to be the best go to supplier of seafood for the Chefs across the country, which is a very realistic ambition.

The Role

As the Business Development Manager you will report directly into the CEO and will have the responsibility to prospect and develop new accounts for the business. The role will involve liaising at a senior level with individuals within the restaurants and hotels so requires someone who is a good relationship builder. The role will be a split from office based to being in the market visiting the accounts in and around London.

The candidate

Ideally the right candidate for the role will have experience of selling fresh into the restaurants and hotel groups, however candidates selling fresh products into these types of accounts will also be beneficial. My client is looking for someone that has an entrepreneurial attitude to business and will be able to come into the role, hitting the ground running. This role requires someone that is target driven and someone that can bring solutions not problems to the table. The team within the business are driven and very sociable so someone that can fit into this team would be ideal.

Key skills

  • Good Negotiation skills
  • Ability to liaises at all levels within a business
  • Good administration skills and computer literate.
  • Problem solver and ability to multi task


If this is the right role for you we look forward to receiving your application.


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