Business Development Manager

Berkshire, Reading
£35000 - £40000 per annum
04 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Caroline Johnson
Contract Type
Full Time
Role - Business Development Manager
Salary - £35,000- £40,000 + Bonus + Commission
Location - Reading

Is developing new business where you specialise and see yourself adding value to a growing business? Do you have a passion for the food industry with a strong background in generating new accounts across a variety of retailers and for foodservice?

With offices across the south, this award winning niche business has had a lot of recent success. Due to their continuous hard work also, they are expanding rapidly in their supply of high quality products to a number of well-known stores and businesses internationally. With a truly dynamic team on site and many exciting challenges ahead, they are now eager to bring in a Sales Manager/ BDM with the drive to succeed and progress within the company.

The BDM will:
Develop and create effective new relationships
Network and carry out presentations
Work with clients internationally and develop new relationships
Be proactive in seeking out new business opportunities
Develop any technical knowledge that is relevant to the role
Organise your own pipeline and timetable to ensure success for the business

The successful candidate will have experience within the food industry or in a relevant FMCG environment but also in a similar role such as a Business Development Manager, Sales Manager, Account Manager or even an Account Executive role. Alongside this, you will have experience of CRM systems, great negotiation skills and some experience with working with international clients whether it be within the EU, US, Australia or elsewhere.

If this Sales opportunity is the challenge you have been looking to step into, and you have a proven track record of successfully leading the sales team within the food manufacturing environment- do not hesitate to apply for this opportunity.

To apply for the role please click apply!

Or alternatively contact Caroline Johnson on 0117 3252 999

Zest are specialist recruiters within the food and drinks manufacturing industry and Caroline Johnson looks after roles within Sales, Marketing and Production such as Account Managers, Account Executives, BDM's or Marketing Managers.

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