Customer Development Executive

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£23000 - £25000 per annum + Company car - Progression to £28,000
09 Jul 2018
06 Aug 2018
Stacey Tillson
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is recruiting a CDM to manage and develop a portfolio of Pubs/Leisure groups/Wholesalers and Independent operators in the Out-of-Home channel to gain listings/ visibility and agree trading agreements for our clients brand. Drive visibility through arranging and supporting relevant events/blitzes

Client Details

Our client are a market leading ON Trade business.


* 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.


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.

Job Offer

Full UK drivers licence

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