Business Development Executive, Food Manufacturing

Recruiter
b3 local
Location
Edinburgh Technopole
Posted
15 Apr 2018
Closes
23 May 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Business Development Executive

Job ref: 61535 | £35,000 + car | Scotland (Home based)

The company

This is an excellent opportunity to become part of an innovative team working for a leading manufacturer which continues to develop and grow by investing in people, new technology and state of the art machinery.

The job

The purpose of the Business Development Executive is to identify and acquire prospective food processor, food service and catering accounts and to establish, maintain and develop them in line with group objectives.

You will grow sales year-on-year, develop new and innovative ways to sell company products, maintain loyalty from existing customers through regular visits, understand existing customer business requirements and communicate this to the management team, anticipate potential opportunities by researching the relevant markets, report on sales performance and customer trends plus liaise with NPD on new products and bespoke customer requests.

Your experience

We are looking for bright, forward thinking and passionate individual with experience of acquiring, developing and maintaining new accounts, particularly larger, blue chip accounts within the food ingredients or food packaging industry. You will ideally be educated to a degree/HND level and to succeed you will have excellent communication skills, be highly organised and be customer focused. A full UK driving licence and the flexibility to undertake regular travel is essential.

More details

The Business Development Executive is a home based role covering the Scotland region and is paying £35,000 plus excellent benefits including company car, laptop, mobile phone pension and childcare vouchers. The working hours are Monday to Friday.

How to apply

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What happens next?

After applying for jobs, we will call you for a confidential chat to discuss the full job details and your requirements within 24 hours on the assumption your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Managers, Technologists, Technicians, Managers, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternative job titles

Sales Executive | Key Account Manager | National Account Manager | Sales Manager | Business Development Manager | Sales Account Executive | Food Manufacturing Sales Jobs | Food Industry Field Sales

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