Business Development Manager / Key Account Manager

D R Newitt
Gloucestershire (GB)
Up to £50,000 + Benefits
07 Jul 2018
07 Aug 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Business Development Manager

I’m currently working with a well-known food manufacturing business who supply into all of the major supermarkets and big global brands.

As part of a restructure they are now looking for an experienced Business Development Manager to cover the South West / South Midlands area. The job holder will have responsibility for the stragetic account management and business development, creating long term, multi-level relationships with clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Part of the Business Development management team with requirement to regularly communicate to Technical Heads of Department, Marketing/Membership, Enquiry Handling and Customer Service teams.
  • The ability to influence and communicate engagingly and effectively to all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Report on business development to senior management.
  • Ensure reports are provided to an agreed schedule (or on request), including management and account performance reports. 
  • Attend client service review meetings; areas covered will include performance reports, Account Plans, service improvements, quality and processes. 
  • Ensure transfer of knowledge to other staff to ensure client commercial and technical needs are understood. 

Key Requirements:

  • Good experience of working with both food manufacturers and major retailers
  • A solid background in a similar role with a proven track record of driving business growth.
  • Proven experience of transforming business development activities.
  • Knowledge and experience of CRM (Client Relationship Management) systems.
  • Strong team player with confident communication skills and the ability to work with people at all levels.
  • Capable of performing to a high standard in a collegiate management structure.

The role comes with a basis salary of up to £50,000 and a great range of benefits including private health cover.

If you’re looking for a new challenge and ready to work for a great business with full autonomy, don’t delay in sending your application!

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