This is an exciting opportunity to work for an innovative food company supplying premium and speciality products to a wide range of independent food outlets. As a leader in their field they are experiencing continual growth and are now seeking an accomplished Business Development Executive who can help them stay ahead of their competitors.
Reporting to the Business Manager you’ll be a pivotal member of this vibrant company where you'll take responsibility for generating new business and developing sales in the independent Food To Go sector. You’ll nurture and develop existing relationships whilst focusing on identifying and driving new business opportunities.
Working in partnership with your clients, you’ll use your foodie knowledge to offer insightful ingredient solutions and provide innovative product solutions that will achieve sales targets and business opportunities for all parties. You'll also use your passion and awareness of food to keep your customers up to date on new products and industry movements, helping to keep their product portfolios in line with new food and consumer trends.
We are looking for a commercially switched-on & proactive foodie who has Business Development / Sales experience with a growing and dynamic company in the food industry. This role would particularly suit Chefs who have crossed over into the sales arena. You’ll be customer focused and have an interest in developing your commercial career, and will enjoy taking the initiative to create new opportunities as well as being able to offer outstanding levels of customer service. You’ll need to be confident at developing effective working relations and have excellent influencing and negotiation skills. Although support and training will be provided, we are looking for a polished and ambitious professional who has the ability to learn quickly and the desire to progress their career within the business.
So if you’re looking for the chance to enhance your commercial skills and develop your career with this established food business then apply now or call 0345 2600 737 to find out more.
Please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.