Business Development Manager – Foodservice & New Business

London (Central), London (Greater)
£25-30k Plus Company Bonus
06 Nov 2018
06 Dec 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Business Development Manager – Foodservice & New Business

Our client is an ethical and award winning beverage start up with a global presence across grocery, trendy hotels, restaurants and cafés. They can’t count how many Great Taste Awards they have won!

On a bid to reduce environmental impact, they are a major driver behind the war on plastic. They are currently looking for a Business Development Manager. Reporting into the Head of Sales and working alongside 6 other super individuals who share your passion!  

Your role will involve:

Overseeing the Food service and New Business sales strategy, directly managing the key accounts Bidfood and key contract caterers Vacherin, Baxter Storey and CH&Co as well as pursuing new business leads within foodservice and white space.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to;

  • Build leading customer relationships to grow the existing business and develop new opportunities
  • Demand forecasting, work closely with Supply Chain to avoid out of stocks
  • Full Sales P&L ownership
  • Selling direct to trade and consumers at key events like London Coffee Festival, Taste of London etc. 

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Strong computer literacy - Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook
  • 1-2 years FMCG sales experience as a minimum
  • P&L Understanding
  • Passion for sales
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent Attention to detail

If this sounds the idea role for you - get in touch today for more information. We'd love to hear from you.

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