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Business Development Manager

Employer
Bramble Foods Limited
Location
Based within a 50-mile radius of Market Harborough
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
9 Aug 2024

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

Job Details

Business Development Manager – Based within a 50-mile radius of Market Harborough

About us

The Bramble Foods Group is a fine food wholesaler and manufacturer offering the independent, regional, and national retailer a fantastic choice of high quality, fine foods, confectionery & gifts. We have our own bakery producing cakes, flapjacks and traybakes, along-side our preserve, chutney, condiment & sauce making business serving retail and food-service.

Our Bramble & Bay Tree brands include over 2500+ all year round and seasonal products and are complimented by several specially selected brands which we feel combine to give an unrivalled range for the discerning retailer.

To support our continued growth, we are seeking a sales professional to join our team and to develop our business in our national account department.  

We will provide you with an environment where the individual is free to grow and develop your accounts, where ideas are valued and where you are rewarded for your results, not to mention one where support, coaching and development is offered to allow you to reach your potential.

A competitive salary and bonus are offered plus a company car.  Benefits include staff purchase scheme, 4-weekly pay, 30 days holiday (including bank holidays), option to purchase up to 3 additional days holiday, Christmas shutdown and employer pension contributions.

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity for candidates with experience in selling to a wide variety of trade sectors including multiples, food service sectors, garden centres, farm shops etc.

The successful candidate will split their time managing and developing existing high-profile accounts and winning new business, growing sales of the new and existing product ranges.

The Person

The successful candidate will need to possess the following attributes:

  • You will be an articulate, enthusiastic, confident, self-reliant, independent worker with the ability to interact with customers in a relaxed and courteous manner. 
  • You will be able to analyse information rapidly to create sales and profit solutions for your customers and the company.
  • You must be sales driven, commercially astute and able to recognise and capitalise on opportunities. Goal setting and achieving targets will appeal to you and you will need to be IT literate.
  • You will have the drive and focus to prospect and open new business
  • Experience selling into food service, garden centres, farm shops & gift shops would be desirable, but quality candidates with transferable skills from other sales sectors are encouraged to apply.  
  • Experience of having managed and developed Key and National Accounts, food-service and multiples would be advantageous.
  • Be able to demonstrate a proven success in new business development, whilst being a creative thinker who can demonstrate flexibility and adaptability.
  • Have excellent organisational skills including report writing.

Please apply with a CV and a covering letter explaining why the role has excited you. 

 

Company

The Bramble Foods Group is a fine food wholesaler and manufacturer offering the independent retailer a fantastic choice of high quality, fine foods, confectionery & gifts

Our Bramble House brand includes over 1000+ all year round and seasonal products and is complimented by a number of specially selected brands which we feel combines to give an unrivalled range for the discerning retailer.

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