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Business Development Representative – Foodservice Manufacturer

Midas Selection Ltd
Cambridge, Chelmsford, Colchester, Stevenage, St Albans, Luton, Reading, Guilford, Crawley
£35-£37k Basic + Bonus (OTE £43K), Company Car, Laptop, Mobile and Benefits
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Company:

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a well-established family ran food manufacturer.

We manufacture our own brand of cooking sauces, dressings and dips selling to restaurants, pubs, nursing homes, hotels, fast food chains and a variety of food distributors and foodservice wholesalers.

We pride ourselves on the quality of product and have an excellent existing reputation within the Foodservice/OOH sector.

We have seen significant growth in demand for our products over the last 2 years, and this has led us to developing ambitious plans to grow the team.

As a result an opportunity has arisen for a Business Development Manager to assist us with winning further new business with Foodservice customers across our Southern region.


The Role:

The job function focuses new business as this is a brand-new patch for the company, as the client base grows there will be requirement for account management of the accounts that have been won.

You will be managing a portfolio of existing accounts and looking to grow spend with these customers, you will also be prospecting with dormant accounts and looking to win new customers.

The role also has an element of new business and whilst you will be managing a range of accounts in the Southeast of England it will also be your responsibility to break into and establish new business within dormant accounts.

The client base is diverse may range from pubs, schools, restaurants, fast food chains, hotels, catering businesses etc

This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate who really wants to make a name for themselves within a Foodservice Manufacturer environment.


The Candidate:

The successful candidate will be an established Foodservice sales professional, seeking an opportunity to really make a key difference within a growing organisation.

  • Candidates must have a proven track record in sales within the Foodservice sector.
  • Experience in working for a Foodservice Manufacturer will be advantageous.
  • We will also consider candidates of other backgrounds selling into Foodservice end users such as Foodservice wholesale.
  • Candidates must have a flair for new business, strong relationship building skills and a structured, thorough approach to field sales.

To apply – please forward your details to Paul Haworth (Principle Consultant) – for further details.



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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