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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – FMCG

Employer
SmithCarey Recruitment
Location
Field based
Salary
Competitive salary + bonus, car & benefits
Closing date
20 Feb 2022

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
National Accounts, Sales
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Job Details

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER FMCG
Competitive salary + bonus, car & benefits

The Company

An opportunity to give your career the best possible boost and strong future development prospects in a hugely supportive environment, as part of an inclusive organisation selling great brands.

Our client is a highly successful division of a major FMCG company operating across a number of diverse categories. The company has a significant presence in the grocery, household and healthcare categories with market-leading brands. Still proudly privately owned and entrepreneurial, our client remains committed to strengthening its presence in the FMCG sector.

The business has some really exciting future growth plans for both existing and new brands, supported by significant marketing investment from the respective brand owners. They are now seeking a Business Development Manager to join their national field sales team. The job role is field-based but candidates should ideally live within a reasonable commute distance to Gloucestershire. You must also possess a valid UK driving licence.

The Role

The BDM role will have direct responsibility for developing the company’s key brands across grocery, household and healthcare in a broad mix of accounts, ranging from cash & carrys and wholesalers to retailers.

Your key responsibility will be to build brands, and to drive NPD, volume and distribution in line with account and brand objectives, whilst effectively managing associated forecasting and finance considerations. You will be responsible for developing collaborative customer partnerships at all levels, through local account planning, terms negotiation and maximising A&P spend within agreed limits. This role will provide plenty of variety and challenge in terms of both customer and product responsibility.

About You

We are looking for graduate-calibre individuals with a minimum of c.3 years’ previous sales experience gained ideally in the cash & carry / wholesale / retailer environment and can display a genuine passion for FMCG brands. This is a hands-on role with real commercial responsibility that will test your influencing skills from day one. To be successful you will need to display a confident, articulate and persuasive personality, combined with passion and a drive for success.

If you think you’ve got what it takes and are keen to develop a career with a leading FMCG company then please apply online, or email your CV to Maria Murphy at mariam@smithcarey.co.uk, quoting reference number MM/2275.

Closing Date for applications:  20th February 2022

Company

As specialists in Sales & Marketing Recruitment and Training, SmithCarey Ltd have extensive knowledge and experience of the FMCG market and all trade channels from the recruitment and corporate perspective, which together with face-to-face contact ensures that we understand both our clients and candidates needs. We are fully committed to building long-term client and candidate relationships based on trust and results, which ensures candidates can effectively manage their ‘career road map’ and get the right job, not just any job, as well as ensuring our clients select the best talent.

We are passionate and committed to helping ambitious, commercial talent achieve their potential in some of food and drink’s most progressive and respected companies.

Our services at SmithCarey embrace retained recruitment consultancy, interim management and training, with our FMCG clients ranging from major bluechips to medium and small companies across food, drink and non-food, branded and own label.

Spanning both the corporate and the recruitment viewpoint, our Consultants have an outstanding track record of knowledge and experience in the FMCG market – specifically Sales & Marketing, including; National Account Management, Category Management, Customer Marketing, Shopper Marketing, Field Sales, International Sales Management and Brand Marketing.

We take our relationship with you, the candidate - and you, the client - very seriously. What you can expect from us is honest advice and real assistance at an individual level. We understand your concerns, we can get on your wavelength, and we can produce the results you want – be it a major career move to steer you in the right direction with your future ‘career road map’ or simply some welcome guidance and support.

The SmithCarey team are passionate in their belief that companies who want to attract top talent need to invest and take a more proactive approach, even before vacancies arise, by creating an employer branding talent attraction strategy. We have invested heavily in both resource and new technology to embrace the LinkedIn/Facebook generation, through social networking tools and other media.

Everything we do is done with passion, professionalism and integrity. We operate with strict confidentiality and never send out CVs without prior consent, recommend candidates without thorough screening or market false positions to attract response.

Our message to people who have the drive and energy to be a success is to come and talk to us. We can help by advising you what’s out there, provide support with your ‘career roadmap’ for how you might progress, together with advice on how to make it happen and, who knows, we might have the perfect position for you right now!

Take a look at our current opportunities; then email with a covering letter, stating your current remuneration package and a copy of your CV to one of our Consultants.

For Recruitment:

Mark Smith - mark@smithcarey.co.uk - mobile 07747 847214

Maria Murphy – mariam@smithcarey.co.uk – mobile 07745 184922

For Training:

Paul Carey - paul@smithcarey.co.uk – mobile 07786 745165

Or for any other general enquiries call 01488 649360 or email: directors@smithcarey.co.uk or visit our website www.smithcarey.co.uk

We look forward to helping you manage your future ‘career road map’ and assisting you in building a successful Sales or Marketing career in the exciting world of FMCG.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
01488 649 360
Location
SmithCarey Limited
PO Box 735
Huntingdon
Cambridgeshire
PE29 9PH
United Kingdom
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