Business Development Manager

Location
Leeds
Salary
company car, 10% bonus
Posted
31 Jul 2018
Closes
28 Aug 2018
Ref
HRBDM
Contact
Harry Ratcliffe
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


Business Development Manager

Are you looking for a Business Development Manager role? Are you driven and commercially-minded, with the ambition to build new relationships? Apply now for this role which will give you the opportunity to drive the development of a large, branded food company!



The Company

With a diverse product portfolio and strong relationships across a number of channels; this admired organisation continues to challenge the status quo, pushing innovation and investing in future growth opportunities. To bolster the sales team and support the Business Account Controller, a permanent Business Development Executive is needed to join the team as soon as possible.



The Role

My client is looking for a Business Development Manager to join their fast-growing and ambitious food company. You will be tasked with driving the growth of a variety of food products within the foodservice channel. Key responsibilities include:
  • Developing strong relationships with new and existing customers at all levels
  • Identifying and making the most of new opportunities to expand the business and create growth in new areas
  • Working closely with the Business Account Manager
  • Liaising with buyers to initiate listings




What's on Offer?
  • Competitive salary
  • Company car
  • 10% Bonus
  • Home-based working
  • An exciting working environment, surrounded by a team of hard-working, like-minded individuals
  • The opportunity to make a difference to an exciting and well-known food business




The Person
  • The candidate must have proven experience within FMCG sales
  • Someone who has demonstrated success in building new relationships with customers, as well as developing existing relationships to create growth
  • Entrepreneurial, self-starting, analytical, with an ability to build strong relationships and network within the retailer to unlock better relationships across the business
  • A strong influencer, with previous involvement in JBPs
  • Previous P&L exposure
  • Ideally degree educated
  • Energetic and with strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to drive


If this fits your experience and ambition, then apply now!

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