Sales & Business Development Manager – South of England

Recruiter
Field Fare
Location
Can be based in any of Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Bath, Hampshire or Dorset to cover the South of England.
Salary
£30k - £35K depending on experience
Posted
28 Jan 2019
Closes
28 Feb 2019
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Sales & Business Development Manager – South of England

Location: Can be based in any of Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Bath, Hampshire or Dorset to cover the South of England.

Salary: £30k - £35K depending on experience

Our client is a supplier of quality frozen foods currently supplying the niche market of independently owned farm shops and garden centres throughout the UK.

In line with their current growth, our client is looking for a Sales and Business Development Manager to work alongside the Head of Sales to grow the business in both existing and new customers. As Sales and Business Development Manager you will be an important part of a successful small team ensuring their customer base is developed through supporting existing outlets on a regular basis to optimise sales and grow their field fare business, following up leads, opening new outlets and by sourcing new locations, in addition to keeping an open mind to alternative target market opportunities.

Duties Will Include:

  • General support to customers; conducting range review and refreshes to grow their business with field fare
  • Identify possible new customers through cold calling, internet, databases, referral etc. Working with office sales support on this.
  • Convert prospects into customers – liaising with customer to finalise product mix and installation logistics. 
  • To install new customer sites - merchandising of freezers to be “retail ready”.
  • To generate and maintain appropriate sales reporting functions.
  • To attend exhibitions to represent the company
  • Reporting to Head of Sales 
  • Training by Head of Sales
  • To gather market and product information through above activities for both current target markets and possible new markets
  • Will involve staying away overnight when required in normal course of business

Key Attributes:

  • Be able to liaise with a broad spectrum of business people and personalities, good interpersonal and rapport building skills
  • Be independent – responsible for own diary management and customer visit planning
  • Be a team player - being a small company this role is varied
  • Be proactive
  • B2B sales experience
  • Frozen food experience useful

Benefits: Bonus, car allowance, pension, 20 days annual leave increasing to 25 days with each year of service plus national bank holidays.

If you’re the ideal candidate our client is looking for, then send your CV by clicking the APPLY button.

Keywords: Sales & Business Development Manager, Sales Manager, Sales Executive, Business Development, Business Development Manager, New Accounts Manager, Accounts Manager, Accounts Management

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