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Coffee Business Development Executive

Cavendish Maine
London (Field & Home based)
Up to £40,000 p.a + commission + car
Closing date
27 Dec 2023

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

A European manufacturer of highly innovative, award winning traditional Espresso coffee machines featuring the most advanced technology. Already with a prominent global presence, 2023 saw this high end brand successfully break into the UK market.


The Role:         

  • A rare and exciting opportunity to be involved in the UK launch for this already globally successful world class manufacturer, selling some of the best equipment on the market.
  • Working as a Business Development Executive, you will be based from home but cover the entire London area; generating new leads, representing the brand at exhibitions, managing a sales pipeline and assisting with the above mentioned UK launch. 
  • You will also have the opportunity to travel to coffee shows all around the world!


Duties Will Be Varied and Will Include:

  • Identifying and generating new leads through various channels including cold calling, networking and online research.
  • Showcasing the brand’s coffee machines at exhibitions, trade shows and other industry events.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with potential clients, understanding their needs and providing tailored solutions.
  • Managing a sales pipeline, ensuring timely follow-ups and effective communication with prospects.
  • Collaborating with the marketing team to develop and implement strategies to increase brand awareness and generate leads.
  • Assisting in the UK launch involving market research, competitor analysis and identifying potential partnerships.
  • Providing regular reports and updates on sales activities, market trends and customer feedback.


The Person:

In order to be considered for the position of Coffee BDM, you must possess the following:

  • A genuine passion for coffee and a strong desire to learn about machinery and technicalities.
  • Proven experience in business development and sales.
  • Effective and professional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with clients.
  • Self motivated and results orientated with the ability to work independently.
  • A willingness to travel both within the UK and around the world.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and CRM software.


The Benefits:

  • A salary of up £40,000 p.a. + commission
  • Fully expensed company car
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension
  • Death in Service benefit
  • Learning and development opportunities



Sophie Simmonds

Reference: SS/86658


Location: London (Field and Home based)


Candidate care:

By responding to this advert you consent to Cavendish Maine processing the personal data included within this application.


If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 48 hours of receiving your application.


Should you not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies.  If you do not want us to do this please call us to advise.


In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine.


Established in 1991 Cavendish Maine is a specialist sales, marketing and management recruitment consultancy. Covering the whole of the UK, we work with suppliers of food and non-food products to retail, hospitality and leisure markets and our impressive client portfolio ranges from global brand leaders to fast growing private companies.

Our team is experienced, professional and knowledgeable and each consultant has a specific market focus. This means that we know our clients intimately and our candidates are well briefed and well prepared for all interviews. In addition we have one consultant who specialises in export and international roles and separate teams that bring the same recruitment processes to accountancy and financial services employers.

Company info
01275 813000
Leigh Court Business Centre
Pill Road
Abbots Leigh

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