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Business Development Manager – Fine Foods to Foodservice

Midas Selection Ltd
Brighton, Chichester, Crawley, Ashford, London
45K-55K (65K OTE) Car allowance, Full company benefits.
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

PH1592 – Business Development Manager – Fine Foods to Foodservice

Location – Brighton, Chichester, Crawley, Ashford, London

Salary – 45K-55K (65K OTE) Car allowance, Full company benefits.


The Company:

We are a multimillion pounds turnover wholesaler with a strong, long standing presence within the Foodservice sector.

Although recent years have presented unique and challenging times for the hospitality sector we are still committed to moving forward with exciting long term plans to coincide with when the Foodservice sector rebuilds.

Across the sector re are renowned for the strength of our product range which combines core line areas with a range of premium products.

Our range is known for moving with the times and via effective and continued innovative procurement, we are also able to supply a comprehensive range of on trend, gluten free and vegan products.

The strength of our business has been built on foundations of excellent service levels and although price competitive within the market it is this client focus which has enabled us to develop a loyal customer base within Foodservice.

We are particular adept at servicing restaurants, bar, hotel, leisure, pub and coffee shop chains.


The role:

This is an exciting opportunity to inherit and develop an existing team with huge potential for further growth and success.

You will be responsible for managing a field sales team comprising initially of circa 6 ASM level sales professionals, specialising in driving business with independent foodservice end users, and a BDM/KAM level person focusing on multisite business.

Your predominant focus will be to manage, support, coach and develop the team.

However, you will also be directly involved in helping to win major new business alongside the team and potentially manage a small portfolio of Key Accounts alongside managing the team.

We have exciting plans for next year that involve strengthening and growing the sales team, so this provides an excellent opportunity for candidates passionate about man management and food service.


The Applicant:

We are seeking to speak to candidates with a proven track record of Field Sales Management, preferably within the Foodservice sector, with a passion for developing teams

  • Candidates must have a proven record of Field Sales Management
  • Candidates with a background in Foodservice Field Sales Management will be of strong interest.
  • Experience working in a Sales capacity within Foodservice wholesale will also be advantageous.
  • Candidate must have a strong, structured approach, and a passion for people management.

All applicants send CVS to


About Midas 

Midas is an established and industry accredited executive recruitment consultancy. Since inception in 2003, Midas has developed close partnerships with many blue chip employers encompassing sectors such as Foodservice, Healthcare, Manufacturing, CPG to name just a few. Core expertise is within Sales, Marketing and Executive recruitment. Typical assignments would include Field Sales Executives, Key Account Managers, Business Development Managers, National Account Managers, Sales Managers, Sales Controllers, Category Managers, Product Managers, NPD, Demand Planners, Marketing Managers, Sales Directors, Marketing Directors and Managing Directors.

Midas has full UK coverage via offices in the West Midlands and also recruits for European roles on behalf of their customer base. Midas Selection is a proud member of The Recruitment and Employment Confederation

The team of experienced consultants are aligned to vertical sectors, thereby marrying together not only recruitment expertise but also specific sector knowledge, this ensures that Midas fully understands the dynamics of the markets served. Business talent is delivered via three predominant avenues; talent targeting (headhunting), on and off line advertising campaigns, and extensive database selection. We assign one account manager to each of our customers for all recruitment, irrespective of geography, this increases efficiencies and understanding and limits unnecessary communication.

Midas Selection specialises in Sales, Marketing and Executive appointments, through to C Level Appointments, across the UK with forays into other European destinations.

Company info
0121 214 3740
AFE Business Centre
Anchorage Road
The Royal Borough of Sutton Coldfield
West Midlands
B74 4XG

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