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Junior Business Development Executive

Blue Spark
London (Central), London (Greater)
Closing date
28 Feb 2019

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The Company

This is a truly fantastic opportunity to join an entrepreneurial innovative food brand who supply premium products to the convenience and retail sectors. At a time of exciting growth, they are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Junior Business Development Executive to join the team.

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Sales this is a rare and exciting opportunity to become a pivotal member of a vibrant company. You'll play an essential role in the development of a robust sales network, forming and nurturing strong relationships whilst actively seeking new opportunities to grow the business. You’ll be the first point of contact for wholesaler accounts, visiting them, working towards targets and maintaining P&L to drive sales and profitability.

In addition to identifying and driving new business opportunities you’ll develop and implement marketing plans using your knowledge of the latest food trends, contribute to brand campaigns combined with representing the company at trade fairs and key industry events. You’ll also be accountable for negotiating prices, business plans, promotions and payment terms to ensure that the best deals are secured.  

The Person

We are looking for a commercially switched-on & proactive foodie who has some previous sales experience with a growing and dynamic company in the food industry. You’ll be customer focused and have an interest in developing your commercial career, and will enjoy taking the initiative to create new opportunities as well as being able to offer outstanding levels of customer service. You’ll need to be confident at developing effective working relations and have excellent influencing and negotiation skills. You must have amazing communication and negotiation skills and will be able to deliver presentations with flair and finesse in order to influence key decision makers at all levels. Cold calling experience would be advantageous.

If you’d like to work for an authentic branded food business where you can eat real and be real then this could be the role you’ve been waiting for. Apply now or call Rachel on 0345 2600 737 to find out more!


Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.


Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection
• Advertised Search
• Executive Search
• Database Search
• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Find Us
0345 2600 737
34/36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH16 3AL
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