European Business Development Lead - Foodservice

Seven Search & Selection
Home Counties
Highly competitive salary + bonus, car and package
Closing date
16 Dec 2023

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
National Accounts, Sales

Job Details

Our client: 

  • Has quickly become one of the leaders in their industry
  • Maintains a presence in markets across the globe working with an array of customers
  • There’s barely a name they don’t deal with as their product innovation has taken the world by storm and led to exceptional growth.
  • They boast some highly strategic Foodservice customers are now looking for more
  • Creating a Business Development Lead role to target Foodservice and QSR Customers across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa


The role: 

  • As Business Development Lead, you will own the Foodservice/QSR Business Development Strategy from End to End
  • Reporting to the board of this global blue-chip, you will have the eyes, ears and support of some its most senior stakeholders
  • You will build out the contact strategy to secure some of the biggest QSR customers in the industry
  • And work with their Global teams to demonstrate what being a customer of theirs is truly about!
  • Has the support of one the brightest and most forward thinking teams in the industry
  • And will offer huge breadth and opportunity to grow from a Business Development Lead in a Global team to part of the SLT


Ideal candidate: 

  • Will have a track record in winning new business and be a hunter profile
  • Must be operating in a Business Development Lead position or similar, with strategic responsibility
  • Understands the Food and Beverage world and be able to demonstrate how to build out a successful contact strategy
  • Can demonstrate converting new customers into strategic accounts
  • Has the ability to operate at a senior level and influence senior stakeholders


Benefits & details:  

  • A highly competitive salary which reflects their ambition
  • Bonus, company car and package including shares
  • Excellent progression opportunities in a high growth environment


Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 13/16888b/7. Confidentiality assured.


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0330 010 8327
Yorkshire House, Greek Street
West Yorkshire
United Kingdom

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