Business Development Executive- Fixed Term Contract (Cover Maternity Leave)- Foodservice
Dr. Oetker is a family owned business that has been creating high quality foods for over 100 years. We truly believe that “Quality is the Best Recipe” and this ethos has been running through our business since we were founded in 1893 and is a testament to our longevity and success. With us you have the chance to shape your future and ours alongside more than 11,500 colleagues in over 40 countries.
Foodservice (What We Call Professional) is a huge strategic focus for Dr Oetker UK Ltd- and has become a European Centre of Excellence within the Group. OOH- including Foodservice Wholesalers and End Users- Pub Groups, Leisure Outlets, Tourism & Travel is key area for future growth. We know that more people are eating out of home than ever before and that their expectations of quality have never been higher.
In this role you will assist in delivering the sales and distribution targets within an agreed portfolio of Foodservice End User and Wholesale accounts.
Due to Maternity Leave we are now seeking to appoint a Business Development Executive- Fixed Term Contract to work within our Foodservice Team. In this exciting role you will challenged:
- To deliver sales and listing objectives through the development of new and existing product distribution within end users, coordinating with regional wholesale customers or buying groups where appropriate.
- To actively develop sales of new products through end user contact and presentations to catering decision makers in the field (primarily in the Private/Profit sectors, but will also include Public/Cost sector)
- To support the Sales team in the development of wholesaler and contracted end user volume.
The successful candidate will preferably have a degree or similar and ideally a minimum of 18 months’ experience within the FMCG industry with direct experience of Foodservice Account Management, however we are also open those candidates who have Regional or Territory Management experience across Cash & Carry, Convenience & Impulse or Grocery.
You will have strong selling, negotiating and influencing expertise and a good working knowledge of delivering a Branded Proposition. Good organisation, time management, analytical and data interpretation skills are essential for this role. Being a strong team player with the ability to work on own initiative and being IT literate (Microsoft Office) and numerate are a must.
Please Note: We have chosen to work exclusively with PT Executive; therefore we kindly ask that other recruiters respect our decision and do not contact us in relation to this role. Thank You.