Business Development Manager – South West

South West
09 Oct 2018
09 Nov 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Business Development Manager – South West

A fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing business and be part of an exciting challenge in which you can make a difference.

Luscombe Drinks is a family run business, located in Buckfastleigh, Devon. Since 1975, Luscombe has been crafting award winning drinks, using natural organic ingredients. To create award winning drinks, Luscombe source only the best fruit from around the world. Working directly with the growers, this ensures the fruit grows in the right climate and is harvested at the right time; for Luscombe, it’s all about the taste. Today Luscombe has a delicious range of 35 soft drinks, juices, mixers and cider.

The Leader of Artisan soft drink makers in the world, with an extraordinary range.  Offering a discerning customer award winning great taste, on time in full without compromise.

Job Description

We are looking for a self-starter with proven sales experience in a similar field who will undertake the following tasks: 

Key responsibilities:

  • Delivery of sales goals including developing new business and maintaining existing client base
  • Manage a defined list of wholesale, independent retail & partners and across food service and on trade
  • Manage and report against pipeline and sales targets.
  • Work closely with product delivery team to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Attending trade shows and carry out lead follow up
  • Weekly sales reporting
  • Advocate for quality levels of Customer service, provide solutions to customer challenges in a professional manner,
  • Establish relationships with prospective customers.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of the industry and the business.

Key attributes:

  • Proven track record in account management and business development
  • Strong organisational skills, attention to detail and time management
  • Natural ability to persistently motivate yourself and be a team player.
  • Proven commercial acumen
  • Excellent written and presentation skills.
  • Experience of managing multiple customers
  • Creative and strategic mindset
  • Passionate about food and drink

Please send your CV with a covering letter to

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