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Business Development Manager – Foodservice Food Concept

Midas Selection Ltd
Manchester, Liverpool, Chester, Preston
32K-34K (42K OTE) Company Car, Full company benefits.
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Company:

We are one of the leading food concept providers to the Foodservice sector across the UK.

Over the last 25 years we have developed to be a market leader in our field with a brand name synonymous with our products and services.

We provide a turn key food to go solution predominantly to education and contract catering providers.

The majority of our client base is secondary education focussed but we also work with higher education, primary education and mainstream contract caterers.

Our success is based on implementing high service levels but also continued and strong NPD to enable our range to be both accessible, nutritious and appealing to our target consumers.

We are currently seeking to add to our sales team for 2024 in several areas across the country.


The role:

This position is focussed on managing and developing an account base across a designated territory.

You will be responsible for managing the existing account base across the area which predominantly consists of education (School and LEA Level) and contract catering establishments.

You will develop business at multiple levels, from Contract Caterers through to buyer/procurement managers.

The account management focus is to retain and grow existing relationships and continue to introduce new product lines to established customers.

We believe that, although our product and brand has an established foothold in the UK Foodservice sector that there is still significant opportunity for further growth.

As a result, you will also be targeted to attract new customers within your region.

We are offering a strong package and commission scheme in order to incentivize candidates who are passionate and effective in area growth.


The Applicant:

We are seeking to speak to candidates with a strong background in Foodservice passionate about working for a leading brand.

  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate a proven track record in sales to Foodservice end users.
  • Candidates with exposure, experience to working with education clients are of particular interest.
  • Candidates must be strong at new business and be able to communicate at both contract catering manager and buyer level.
  • Candidates must be effective team players who are keen to be part of a company at an exciting time of regrowth.

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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