About The Role
Very competitive salary and benefits including; bonus, car, 30 days holiday plus bank, single PMI and life assurance.
This role will cover Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset with parts of Surrey and Berkshire.
Are you looking for an exciting and autonomous role within business development, supporting our independent retailers?
Here at Costcutter, we have an opportunity to join our team, working in this fast-paced environment you will play an absolutely integral part in managing our vital partnerships with our retailers.
Based on your sound retailing experience, commercial expertise and superb customer service you will provide end to end support to your retailers and their businesses; delivering sales and margin across a defined geographical area. You will closely manage store development and implement business initiatives, achieving this through effective influencing and maintaining a strong personal brand. You will be fully accountable for the delivery of all KPIs and maintaining effective communications and engagement with our retailers.
The BDM will ensure key accounts are fully supported with tailored support focussing on sales, profit, loyalty, operating standards, investment & development and identify ongoing growth opportunities.
You will ideally have an excellent commercial understanding of the convenience sector, but the key requirement is demonstrating strong commercial acumen and provide excellent customer service. This may therefore have been achieved in other retail sectors or potentially the hospitality sector. What is important, is that you are driven, enthusiastic and a great problem solver with the ability to build exceptional relationships.
You will have the ability to understand a profit and loss account and understand commercial and financial information and spot opportunities for growth and development. Using your attention to detail you will improve retailing standards and ensure the customer and our retailers are at the heart of the decisions we make.
Knowledge of PC applications including Microsoft Word and Excel is essential along with knowledge of EPOS including interrogation of data.
We'd love to hear from you if you think we match your job search!
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!
Tell me more...
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.