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Business Development Manager - Foodservice

Home Based - Scotland, NW England or NE England
Competitive Salary + Car Allowance + 25 Days Holiday + Pension
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Development Manager – Foodservice

Competitive Salary + Car Allowance + 25 Days Holiday + Pension

Home Based - Scotland, NE England, NW England

Full time position - minimum 30 hours per week

Absolute location is not essential for the right candidate, however the role will require travel to meetings.

FusionFSM is a Sales and Marketing business that operates exclusively within the Foodservice sector. With vast knowledge of this complex channel FusionFSM offers an unrivalled one-stop-shop proposition – Account Management, driving sales, insights and developing strategies. Our blue-chip clients expect us to deliver outstanding service driving the growth of their business in the foodservice market.

We offer the unique opportunity to join a fast-growing innovative sales company operating in the foodservice marketplace and grow your career.


  • You will be required to develop new business in certain sectors within Foodservice, focusing mainly on Universities and Hospitals plus Wholesalers at depot level with Telesales teams
  • Responsible for promoting brands and generating sales for our portfolio of clients, both over the phone and face-to-face
  • Although part of a Team, you must be able to work alone in order to generate your own leads and increase your customer base
  • Accountable for creating and maintaining a database of contacts and updates for reporting purposes
  • As a Business Development Manager in FusionFSM, you will be an integral part of our team and will be able to demonstrate the following:
    • A minimum of three years experience as a Business Development Manager within the Foodservice market is essential
    • Thorough knowledge of the UK Foodservice market, ideally with experience in the Healthcare and Education sectors
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Strong negotiator and influencing skills
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • An outgoing personality, using your own initiative within a highly focused team in a growing Foodservice dedicated business

The Person:

  • Experience of face-to-face sales within the Foodservice sector
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Experience in telesales within Foodservice would be useful
  • An efficient planner, good time manager who works productively
  • Strong relationships at various levels within Regional Accounts, Freetrade Accounts and the Wholesaler routes to market
  • Good administrative and IT skills
  • Clear evidence and success in winning and developing existing and new business



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