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Business Development Manager – Food Wholesale to Foodservice

Midas Selection Ltd
London, Crawley, Guildford, Maidstone
45K (55K OTE) Car allowance, Full company benefits.
Closing date
15 Feb 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

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.

Due to continued growth plans we are seeking to appoint a new Managing Director to drive the business forward by implementing our core values and strategies through the team.


The role:

This role is a key role within our commercial team.

You will be responsible developing business with major Foodservice end user operators across the London and Sussex area.

This will span foodservice sectors including hotels, restaurants, leisure, QSR and Casual dining – both large one site and multisite operators.

You will also inherit a small portfolio of accounts to manage.

The focus of this position is to develop new business and to grow accounts at buyer level.

We offer a strong and competitive bonus scheme to reward strong performers in this role in addition to potential further career options.


The Applicant:

We are seeking to speak to candidates with a strong background in Foodservice passionate about quality products and excellent service.

  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate a proven track record in new business sales to Foodservice end users.
  • Candidates with experience working within Foodservice wholesale will be of particular interest.
  • Candidates must have worked with Key Account level operators within the Foodservice sector.
  • Candidates must be team players and passionate about quality food produce.


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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