Very competitive basic with excellent OTE and benefits including; car, contributory pension, private medical, 2 x salary life assurance, 30 days holiday (plus bank holiday) and excellent career development opportunities!
This role is to cover Scotland.
Due to our exciting new ventures, supply partnership, future growth plans and our compelling offering for independent retailers we are looking to add New Business and Acquisition Managers and to our team.
Our team of New Business Development Managers, Business Development Managers, Heads of Business Development and National Accounts Managers work closely to align efforts and ensure our retailers are given the very best service, maximising their sales and margins through our support.
Working towards your personal territory target you should be a born networker and relationship developer that can fact-find to discover retailer requirements, assess how Costcutter can fulfil & exceed these expectations (and be comfortable in being honest where we can’t!), introduce our compelling offering, demonstrate the value and positive impact we are able to add to an independent retailer and nurture the relationship in order to bring the new retailer into our group.
You must be proven in new store recruitment from introduction to conversion, have strong food or grocery retail experience and have an excellent understanding of what convenience retailers need from their supply partners. You will fully support & engage the BDM’s to maximise productivity & results of new business recruits and own and deliver the Regional New Business Budget (which includes store numbers, spend from newly recruited accounts and tracking/reporting of Progress vs Plan).
Strong commercial understanding of Symbol Group industry including competitor market activity and market trends is essential. You will need proven business development or new business sales experience and have the ability to spot opportunities for new member recruitment and a detailed eye for retailing standards and the ability to assess good fit for CSG. Full detailed knowledge of EPOS including interrogation of data and ability to support the retailers with use of same is required.
You will be a confident, driven and enthusiastic self-starter who takes responsibility and accountability for their whole remit. You will have the ability to work across a wider team of peers, sharing best practice, networking and supporting each other’s challenges.
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Our vision is simple; helping independent retailers to thrive.
Join us and you will be joining our values-driven, fast-paced business and become part of a friendly and dynamic culture. We work together, building strong relationships and embracing different styles. That way everyone can turn up as themselves.
Like innovating? So do we, we embrace change and believe we can always be better, in fact, it’s one of Our Values!
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We have been championing independent retailers for over 30 years. Our Head remains in York and we have over 600 employees in Head Office and around the country.
We supply goods and services to independently-owned convenience stores across the UK and Republic of Ireland as well as to our company-owned estate. These stores trade under a number of brands including Costcutter, Simply Fresh and Mace.