Business Development Manager – Foodservice Desserts

Location
Coventry
Salary
£35000 per annum
Posted
01 Jul 2019
Closes
29 Jul 2019
Ref
PH1128
Contact
Paul Haworth
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Business Development Manager – Foodservice Desserts Manufacturer

Locations: Northampton, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Birmingham, Nottingham,

REWARDS: 35K Basic Salary, Company Car, Company benefits

Fantastic 100% Account Management Foodservice sales position

THE COMPANY:
We are a company well established within the Foodservice sector, who still maintain a family ethos in our culture and approach.
We are a specialist desserts manufacturer who, for over 120 years have been driven by the quality and diversity of our product range.
All of our products are hand crafted and hand-finished and we combine traditional lines with on trend products with our in-house NPD/Development team.
Most of our products are own brand for the Foodservice wholesalers we currently work in partnership with
We currently employ over 100 people and have ambitious growth plans.
Due to a fantastic start to 2019, we are seeking to develop our sales team with the addition of a BDM to work with our wholesale clients across the Midlands and South.


THE ROLE:
This is an excellent opportunity where the predominant focus is to develop an existing account base across the Midlands and South.
This account base consists of Foodservice wholesalers who we currently have product listings with.
You will be responsible for managing this network of wholesalers at depot level with the target being to develop volume as much as possible.
In order to achieve this, you will spend time with sales teams and telesales team to increase product awareness and also represent the company at exhibitions.
This is an extremely hands on role, working with some fantastic products, so is a great role for Foodservice sales professionals passionate about developing sales through organic account management.
The opportunity offers a realistic career path towards Key Accounts Management for the successful individual.


THE APPLICANT.
We are seeking to speak to dynamic, driven candidates with a Foodservice sales background
• Candidates must have a structured approach to sales and be able to work autonomously in a Field Sales Environment.
• Candidates with experience working with a Foodservice Manufacturer will be warmly welcomed.
• Candidates working with a Foodservice wholesaler seeking a step into Foodservice manufacturer sales will also be of particular interest.
• Candidates must be driven, relationship builders, and passionate foodies.

This role is a great opportunity for candidates passionate about account management working with an excellent product range.

Midas Selection Ltd specialises in recruiting Sales and Marketing opportunities across the Foodservice Sector.
Midas Selection Ltd operates as an Employment Agency.

All applicants send CVS to paul.haworth@midas-selection.com
Linked in - http://uk.linkedin.com/in/pauldhaworth
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