Business Development Manager - Foodservice

Recruiter
Maloy & Flynn Recruitment Ltd
Location
Birmingham
Salary
33000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

South and West Birmingham

Business Development Manager - Foodservice

Salary: up to £33,000 + lucrative bonus + car

The Company

With a turnover of over £100m, my client is one of the UK’s leading foodservice operators. With over 40 year’s success, the company has ambitious plans to develop the traditional foodservice side of its business.

The Role

The principle responsibility of the role is to acquire new business, both from a pre-defined prospect list of potential customers and from your own initiative.

The candidate will also be responsible for developing customer accounts and maintaining good relations with the customer.

The target customer base will consist mainly of restaurants, independent pubs, nursing homes, and workplace canteens, garden and play centres.

The role will be predominantly field based requiring face to face contact with the owners and managers of businesses.

The Person

The candidate will need to:

  • have prior experience and skills within a field sales role

  • have proven sales experience in the foodservice industry and a good understanding of this sector

  • have good product and customer knowledge

  • be self-motivated and sales driven

  • be approachable and a strong communicator

  • be IT literate