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Business Development Executive

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We’re working with a Global FMCG company in search of a Business Development Executive. This is a fantastic role and a great opportunity for a ‘people person’ who is confident in opening and maintaining  relationships with end-userswholesalers and who can effectively deliver on sales objectives.

Key responsibilities  

  • Identify opportunities to develop new company relationships, and use company visitsproduct presentations to convert these into established end-user relationships
  • Converse regularly with wholesalers, end buyers as well as current endusers regarding the company portfolio and product range
  • Use samples and sales aids strategically to increase company influence and overall sales
  • Ensure customer relationships remain strong by adding mutually beneficial value to our endusers area of responsibility. This may include planning activities where appropriate
  • Meet targets and listings for sales objectives
  • Communicate effectively with customer services to ensure any issues with products or supply are understood and dealt with 
  • Communicate with account management colleagues to develop sector knowledge
  • Support field teams in executing company plans
  • Update budget and maintain a systembased portfolio which represents the current situation of the business channel 

A strong candidate is … 

  • Sociable, with excellent communication skills and a personable demeanor 
  • Experienced in business development 
  • Experienced in selling into professional sectors (preferably within the FMCG sector)
  • Someone with strong commercial acumen 
  • A problem solver
  • A coherent presenter 
  • Someone with a full driving license 
  • Good at understanding customer needs
  • A team player 
  • Degree is preferable though not essential 
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