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Business Development Manager

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Our client is an established, innovative food manufacturer and leading partner to UK retailers. Due to expansion they are now looking to acquire the services of a talented Business Development Manager who will be responsible for generating profitable revenue, building long-term relationships with new clients, managing new and existing key accounts. This is a very exciting opportunity for someone who is driven to achieve outstanding results and who wishes to become part of our client’s market-leading team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand food trends and insights about the range of products this company sells to drive new business opportunities.
  • Responsible for P&L in order to deliver sales and margin growth with key accounts.
  • To monitor and report on business performance in terms of growth, service levels and quality management.
  • Deliver strong and persuasive communications to develop, attract and retain customer attention.
  • Monitor and analyse account data, market information and competitor trends to create and drive innovation, marketing and sales.
  • Educate the team how to win new customers and meet their strategic agenda.
  • Secure NPD listing, agreeing the launch and support plan.
  • Ensure NPD initiatives are delivered on time, in full, and matching company requirements.
  • Ensure invoices are paid to terms.

Experience Required:

  • Proven sales experience within the FMCG sector.
  • Experience and interest in the food production industry would be a significant advantage.
  • Highly IT literate.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Good team player.
  • Strong negotiator with strong influencing skills.
  • Ability to successfully influence and persuade.
  • Flexible, resilient and adaptable.
  • Enthusiastic and able to work on own initiative.
  • Self-discipline.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Planning and organisation skills.

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please click on the link or you can call Inga on 01926 699273 for a confidential discussion about the role.

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