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Business Development Manager- Number 1 Brand!!! (Foodservice)

PT Executive
Attractive Salary + Car + Bonus + Pen + Phi
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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

Job Details

The Client

Our client is an exciting Branded Food Business that has been Number 1 in the market for over 5 years!!! They have an impressive track record of success and an exceptionally bright future. The strategic goals are to grow through both strong organic development combined with “Smart Acquisitions” on both a UK and potential International basis. In order to achieve this they commit strong levels of investment into both NPD and Brand Investment. Their offering is both sophisticated and premium in nature and subsequently has become a real product of choice for many discerning consumers. With some of the most recognisable Brands within the Retail Space they serve, they are at the forefront of strong organic growth across several categories/product areas.


The Role

As the Business Development Manager you will take accountability for Key Customers within the Foodservice and OOH Channel. You will also act as the Business Lead in an effort to take the category and customer to new levels of growth performance. Having close involvement with range management and merchandising, you will also feel the stretch of your intellectual capabilities as you find new ways of understanding your customer and end consumer.

  • Managing and Growing Current Business. 
  • Direct customer contact across all relevant functions.
  • Drive distribution of existing and new products.
  • Manage product mix to maximise margin.
  • Negotiate all elements of pricing, terms and promotions within Business guidelines.
  • Deliver price increases.
  • Pre- and post-evaluate promotional activity.
  • Ensure that activity supports central brand direction where applicable
  • Exercise Trade Spend control and process adherence
  • Manage effective communication of Brand plans to the Customer Base

The category in which the role operates brings both challenges of leading NPD and Category initiatives requirements and also a real “Foodie” environment. The Business offers successful employees a clear structured career path which they can follow across the several divisions they operate.


Candidate Requirements

The client is open to candidates from either Regional, NAE or Key Account Management across the following areas:

  • Foodservice- Wholesale Channel
  • Foodservice- End-User and Key Accounts 
  • Candidates Foodservice Wholesaler Side (within a Commercial role) 

Financial Acumen and Strong Negotiations skills are a must. 


PT Executive specialise in the recruitment of Sales & Marketing Professionals within the FMCG and Consumer Durable Sectors across the UK. Within this Niche area we have particular skill in the appointment of: 

  • Board & Controller Level
  • National Accounts
  • Category Management
  • Interim
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