On Trade Account Executive

Expiring today

Recruiter
Manpower UK Ltd
Location
Cambridgeshire
Salary
£30000 per annum + bonus
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
17 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have a brilliant opportunity for someone who loves the drinks industry, who is passionate about bringing the best brands to customers and who has an absolute flair for business development. This is covering the Herts, Bucks, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk areas;

This role will appeal to you if you:
*Love the food & drink arena and your sales style is to ultimately become a partner with your customers.
*Prefer to work with autonomy, planning your own time and activity.
*Are driven, tenacious and ambitious to progress in your career.


As Business Development Manager you will be targeted at identifying and engaging with potential new clients as well as managing relationships with major National Wholesale Accounts (at a local level).

Key Responsibilities:
*Target a range of businesses within the On-Trade sector, independent and multiple sites, restaurants, hotels, pubs, universities, leisure centres, etc. Spending time with End users in developing a 'need and demand' for your portfolio.
*Working with Wholesalers and their sales teams to educate and share information.

To be successful in your application you MUST live within the regions mentioned above and be willing to travel. We are particularly keen to receive applications from individuals who have a genuine passion for Food & Drink; this can be from your personal or professional life.

Critically you MUST:
*Have a proven track record in proactive B2B sales. Having sold to a wide range of decision makers.
*A passion and love for food or drink. Have an awareness/interest in new market trends and consumer insight.
*Worked for a manufacturer selling either direct to end users or via distribution partners.
*Ran a territory and your own diary, making appointments, generating leads, journey planning etc.
*Operate with integrity and professionalism. Be tenacious and creative with your new business approach.
*Have worked collaboratively with clients to create 'win-win' partnerships.