BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Location
Field based
Salary
Up to £50k + high bonus & benefits
Posted
06 Jul 2018
Closes
27 Jul 2018
Ref
MS/1998
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Field based - will be required to travel to client meetings in the London area and head office in London city (E14)
Up to £50k + high bonus & benefits

The company

Our client, founded in 2002, is a family business that has grown into London’s leading quality seafood wholesale supplier, providing quality seafood to the best London hotels, restaurants and Michelin-starred chefs. Our client is passionate about seafood and it’s people, and have a strong ‘family’ culture. Their vision is simple, they want to be the seafood supplier, the go-to for chefs across the country who want the freshest and most varied source. Following a sustained period of significant growth and continued investment in both people and their broad product offering, the company have a clear commitment to continue growing their business.

The role

Our client are now looking for a motivated, highly experienced Business Development Manager, to join their busy and vibrant team. Reporting directly to the Sales Director, you will have strong commercial and strategic acumen. You will be responsible for securing profitable new business in the wider London area, selling the quality of our clients’ products, negotiating contracts, setting up new customers internally, managing your own P&L and continuing to define new customer account relationships.

There is flexibility on location, however candidates will ultimately be required to work from the company’s offices based in London (E14) circa 1 day per week and there will be regular travel to your London prospective customer base.

About you

You are a highly ambitious, driven individual with a personable style which enables you to work as a key member of a small, agile, fast-paced team. Knowledge and passion for seafood, fine food and working in or with professional chefs and kitchens is advantageous but not essential.

You have a little black book of HORECA contacts, all seeking the best products and suppliers. You have built up relationships of trust that has helped drive your career into a Business Development / Commercial Manager role in a B2B environment, with a respected food service provider or FMCG business and now is the time to take on the challenge of your career.

If you feel you have the desire and commitment to succeed in this exciting new challenge and have the relevant skills and experience then please apply below.

Alternatively, please email a copy of your most up-to-date CV to Maria at mariam@smithcarey.co.uk, quoting MM/1998. If you would like to discuss the role in more detail please contact Maria Murphy on 0774 518 4922.

Closing date for applications: 6th August 2018

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