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Business Development Manager

Advocate Group
up to £45,000 + Bonus + Car allowance
Closing date
24 Nov 2023

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Business Development Manager


Up to £45,000 + Bonus + Car allowance  


Do you want to work with wine distributer with a vast portfolio of fine wines?


Are you a driven individual who is highly commercial and has a passion for creating and maintaining long term relationships with accounts?


The Advocate Group are currently representing a wine distributer with a diverse portfolio of fine wines. They are looking for a Business Development Manager to seek out new prospects to partner within the On Trade market.


Responsibilities will include:


  • Actively prospecting new accounts within the On Trade channel
  • Grow distribution of brands across the portfolio
  • Develop existing business to ensure customer requirements are met to the highest standard
  • Developing and increasing brand awareness of brands
  • Maximise sales through educating customers on the company brand
  • Attend regular meetings with new and existing customers
  • Providing support with activations by attending events and tastings
  • Develop a network within Sheffield


About You:  

  • On trade experience is desirable
  • Drinks experience is required
  • Hospitality experience will be considered
  • Passionate and driven
  • Strong communication and people skills
  • Highly organised and good time management
  • Great team player and culture add


If the role and responsibilities sound like they are a fit for you – then I’d love to speak to you!  


The Advocate Group is a leading search and selection business providing top talent to the consumer products sector. If you’re interested in finding out more about our available opportunities or how we can help you further your career, then please contact us today.  


Please get in touch with Roxy Gadd or click “Apply Now” to be considered for this vacancy.  

☎ 0207 871 8000



We are a leading recruitment partner to the FMCG and consumer product sectors. Brand advocate representation, with a focus on inclusive hiring, is central to our ethos and ethics.

As talent partner to some of the most exciting global names, innovators, and challenger brands, we have a proven track record of not only sourcing top talent, but improving employer brand, candidate journey, and talent acquisition strategies. Our specialist consultants plug directly into your brand to act as your talent team, or work alongside your existing talent function. 

Being consumer product-centric means that our candidate and client partners can draw on our deep networks, proven processes, and highly trained talent specialists. 

Our aim is to: identify, engage, assess, and provide exceptional consumer product talent, always with the candidate journey at the forefront of mind.

What Do We Offer?

  • 3:1 interview-to-placement ratio.

That means that, for every three candidates we have out on interview, one is getting the job.

  • 96% employee retention.

Our retention rate is market leading – 96% of the people that we place are still with that organisation at least 12 months later.

  • 92% right-first-time shortlists.

Of the placements we make in roles that we work exclusively (which is the vast majority), 92% are hired from our hired from our first shortlist.

  • 28 days average time to hire.

From briefing to offer, our average turnaround time is 28 days.

Our Recruitment Solutions:

Search & Selection | Project Recruitment | Embedded Talent | Executive Search | Contract Recruitment | Market Mapping

Contact Us Today to Discuss Your Next Recruitment Project:

📞 0333 772 7200

Company info
0333 772 7200
The Advocate Group
No. 1 Spinningfields, WeWork
Quay Street
Greater Manchester
M3 3JE

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