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Business Development Manager

Employer
Advocate Group
Location
Regional role - Buckinghamshire / Bedfordshire / Hertfordshire
Salary
Up to £34,000 with benefits
Closing date
29 Aug 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Function
National Accounts, Sales
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Job Details

Business Development Manager
Bedfordshire/Hertfordshire/Buckinghamshire
Up to £34,000 with benefits


We are looking for a driven salesperson to join one of the industries biggest players!

This company have a long list of developed brands in the market and are looking for someone to join the team with a focus on developing sales within Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire area. You will join an incredibly supportive team of 12 BDM's headed by some very experienced leaders

Ideally, you'll come from a food or drinks background with 2-3 years of sales experience directly into mid to high-end venues. You'll have a passion for food and drink and be able to clearly demonstrate the ability to build and maintain solid relationships.

You will have a client base of circa. 250 customers and will be expected to be visiting 30 or so of these a week and be responsible for thinking of innovative ways to grow your portfolio. We are looking for people who are wanting to build a career in one of the biggest players in the industry.

Responsibilities

  • Identify partnership opportunities with outlets.
  • Develop new relationships in an effort to grow business and help the company expand
  • Maintain existing business and grow where possible

    Qualifications
  • 2-3 years prior food or d business development experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven knowledge and execution of successful development strategies
  • Focused and goal-oriented

Company

You're experts in your industry, so you need a recruitment partner with the same level of understanding. With The Advocate Group, you can feel safe in the knowledge that our recruiters are expertly equipped to help you fill business roles across all areas of your organisation.

As your recruitment partner, we operate as an extension of your brand to provide a clear, consistent and positive candidate journey to elevate your business as an employer of choice. Partner with The Advocate Group to ensure the very best in industry representation and gain access to exclusive career opportunities.

In the FMCG industry’s talent-short market, finding the right talent with not only the right skillset and FMCG industry experience, but also a fit with your brand values and culture is not always the easiest task. 

Start-ups, challenger brands or market leading enterprises all require tailored positioning; our FMCG recruitment consultants fully understand the nuances of the FMCG sector and how to position each client partner in a unique but engaging way.

Whether you are looking to recruit FMCG talent within Sales, Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain / Procurement, Technical / NPD, HR, Engineering or IT; we can assist you with recruitment projects up to executive level. 

► info@advocate-group.co.uk

► 0333 772 7200

► www.advocate-group.co.uk/industries/fmcg/

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
0161 639 0080 / 020 7871 8000
Location
The Advocate Group
1 St Peter's Square,
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M2 3DE
United Kingdom
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