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Business Development Manager – Retail Convenience wholesale

Midas Selection Ltd
Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Leicester, Coventry, London
32K-35K Basic Salary, £45K OTE, Car allowance and company benefits
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

PH1600/PH1601 – Business Development Manager – Retail Convenience wholesale

Rewards: 32K-35K Basic Salary, £45K OTE, Car allowance and company benefits


1 x Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Leicester, Coventry

1x  London


Exceptional opportunity to work for retail specialist with a superb commission/rewards scheme


The Company:

We are a UK market leader within Retail wholesale with ambitious and exciting plans for further growth.

Since the pandemic we have seen significant increase in trade resulting in us achieving a turnover in excess of £70 Million, which we foresee to increase further over the next 12 months.

We are the largest member of our buying group and specialise in providing ambient grocery products to the convenience and independent retail sector.
Our range includes soft drinks, confectionery, snack, household cleaning and alcohol products.

We work with all of the leading manufacturers and brands in these areas including having our own brands across certain product lines.

We have an exceptional buying team who are able to source products from various different manufacturers and wholesale suppliers – enabling us to provide exceptional value products to our customer base.


The Role:

This position involved management and further development of a portfolio of accounts across a designated area.

The potential account base across retail is varied and includes convenience retail, symbol retailers, ethnic specialist retailers and discount retailers.

In regards to existing customers you will work closely with them to introduce new and existing ambient product lines across all of our categories.

With new customers you will be locating potential clients that meet our customer model and introducing and retaining our services.

Our sophisticated hand held ordering and stock system enables you to be able to discuss real time product pricing and availability with customers during meetings.


The Applicant:

This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates who are passionate about selling to convenience retail and who would like to be rewarded by a direct performance related commission scheme.


We are looking for

  • Candidates with experience of sales into the convenience/independent retail channel.
  • Candidates with experience of working for a Retail wholesaler will be of strong interest.
  • Candidates with multi-lingual skills will be of particular interest
  • Candidates with Field Marketing experience looking to work in a more commercial retail focused sales role will also be welcomed.


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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