Business Development Manager Food / Catering

Recruiter
Adecco
Location
West London, London
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Business Development Manager
£25-28k Salary + commission
Based - Shepherds Bush, West London
Mon - Fri 9am - 5.30pm
Immediate start
Sales / Business Development experience essential for this position

Role:

Our client is an innovative sustainability focused company within a FTSE100 group, looking for an exceptional Business Development Manager. Our client helps customers in the food and catering industry reduce their environmental impact through our sustainable products and services.
This person will have industry experience and be able to 'hit the road running'. The role will report directly into our Sales Director, and be based in London.

Responsibilities:
* Developing and winning a pipeline of new customers in the food retail and catering industry
* Managing a small book growing exiting accounts
* Responsibility for a significant part of the overall sales budget in the company
* Selling the benefits of sustainability to clients

The Candidate:
* Sales/business development experience
* Thrives on sales, a great networker and a natural at building relationships
* Experience & history of exceeding sales targets
* A 'people person' with a track record of building great customer relationships
* A passion for selling & experience of influencing people
* Experience of giving superb customer service
* Strong organisational skills
* Attention to detail
* Excel skills & commercially aware
* Industry knowledge and contacts in the food/ foodservice/ catering sectors

Other demonstrable skills will include:

* A proven track record of building robust client relationships
* Generating and "closing" new business
* Knowledge / interest in sustainability
* Strong numerical and analytical skills
Benefits:
* Competitive salary
* Share save scheme, company pension scheme, 33 days holiday (incl. public holidays)
* Excellent opportunities for personal development, training and progression in this global FTSE100 group

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE A RECRUITMENT AGENCY & AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IF YOU HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN 5 WORKING DAYS THEN YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL.

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.