Business Development Area Manager / Sales Executive / Food Industry / FMCG

14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Development Area Manager / Sales Executive / Food Industry / FMCG

Bristol area Commutable from Swindon, Bath, Stroud, Chippenham, Glastonbury and Newport

Salary £19,000 plus commission

Benefits of: Private healthcare + pension and Holiday 28 days

Our client is an award-winning manufacturer of a wide range of savoury bakery products that takes inspiration from around the world, but have their values firmly rooted in Cornish & British heritage. They supply to major multiples, travel and the traditional high street outlets.

They currently have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join their team, to be based near Bristol. Within this role the main responsibilities will include the development of new customers working with partner wholesalers and then managing the growth of existing customers. The role will involve representing the company at exhibitions and promotional events. With your confident and determined approach you will be able to review your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets; gaining a clear understanding of customers' businesses and requirements.

The Ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, with your excellent communication skills you will flourish in a competitive environment. To be successful the candidate will have the ability and to communicate product knowledge to customers. You will have a good knowledge of Microsoft Office (word, excel), a good level of numeracy; along with ability to work unsupervised in a competitive market. Experience in the food industry is preferred but not essential for the role and due to the nature of the role a full driving license is required.