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Business Development Manager South - Packaging & Tableware

Michael Page Sales
England, London
£45000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Commission, Benefits
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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

Job Details

Fast-paced, BDM role suitable for someone who likes to stay busy and with customers.

Opportunity to organically grow a great region, with a split on new business and existing relationships.

Client Details

A award-winning manufacturer and supplier of sustainable packaging and tableware, selling into the catering, retail and leisure sectors.

Business Development Manager South - Packaging & Tableware


The Business Development Manager South - Packaging & Tableware will support and develop existing wholesalers and develop new business with catering operators. They will manage and develop an existing portfolio of customers from a range of industry sectors including leisure and sustainability and will develop new business by introducing innovative products such as self-destruct cups, trays made from recycled materials, home compostable paper cutlery and reusable plastic tableware.


The Business Development Manager South - Packaging & Tableware will come with the following skills and experiences:
  • previous sales and business development experience in a similar role
  • knowledge of the foodservice, catering and leisure sectors and selling into these
  • experience of managing wholesalers and catering operators e.g stadia/events & others
  • ability to negotiate at a senior level
  • strong numeracy skills, presentations skills and highly commercial
  • innovative thinker, strong on right solutions for the right customers
  • creative, thinker, problem solver, and barrier jumper!
  • strong team player
  • self-starter, able to work autonomously with ease, hit the ground running

Candidates ideally need to be in the South of England and 'on patch'. In and around London and the M25 corridor would be very beneficial but open for the right candidate.

Job Offer

Up to £50,000 max salary, car allowance on top, bonuses based on performance, pension, healthcare, 24 days holiday plus BH's plus other standard benefits.


Michael Page Sales UK is a leading professional recruitment consultancy covering permanent, interim and contract recruitment. We have UK wide coverage with ten offices located in London, Weybridge, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, St Albans, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. The core markets we serve are Consumer, Business Services, Media, IT/Telco, Financial Services, Healthcare and Technical Sales, with a dedicated person or team in each location specialising in each of these sectors. The clients we work with are as diverse as the candidates we represent; from Blue Chips to SMEs, and Sales Execs to Sales Directors. Our Consultants are typically from relevant sales backgrounds giving first hand experience of the roles we recruit for. We pride ourselves on delivering unrivalled service levels to our candidates and our clients, our track record of success over the past 20 years means we stand out.

Within our Consumer Sales Division we have consultants within each of the 10 offices who dedicate themselves to this sector and no other. Our specialist capability is demonstrated further as we focus on sub sectors such as food, drink, household, foodservice, consumer electronics, apparel, health & beauty, consumer healthcare, pet and sports. Some of our key clients include Colgate, Beiersdorf, Dr Oetker, Johnson & Johnson, Matthew Clark, PZ Cussons, Kellogg’s, 2 Sisters, Samsung, Seven Seas, Twinings, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, Warburtons, InBev, Kettle Chips, Hallmark, Luxottica, McCain, Britvic, General Mills, and Molson Coors to name but a few!

Michael Page Sales UK is part of Michael Page International with operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. As well as looking for high quality candidates for our clients, we are also always looking for top talent to work for us

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