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7225 New Business Development Manager M40/M4 Corridor

Job Title: 7225 New Business Development Manager M40/M4 Corridor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Buckinghamshire
Salary: 32000 - 35000+Bonus+car+benefits
REF: 7225/2016/BD5816
Contact Name: David Beck
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 4 years ago

Job Description

Our client is one of the UK’s leading independent Foodservice Wholesalers supplying multi temperature products to foodservice clients throughout the UK. They are proud of their heritage and their business wide focus on providing excellent customer service.
Flexibility is a key element of their customer proposition they believe in going the extra mile to meet their customers’ expectations, whether it be sourcing bespoke products or adding value with quality insight and expertise.
They value the people that work within its organization, a significant proportion of whom have served the company for more than ten years. Once a quarter employees are updated with company progress against targets and employee of the Quarter Award is given. They have a much sought after 'Manager of the Year' award.
Later in the year they will be opening a brand new depot in Buckinghamshire and are now recruiting for New Business Development Managers to operate from the new depot. The positions are permanent.
Reporting into a Field Sales Manager, you will be allocated a geographical area. Whilst there may be some initial business in that terrority this is initially all about winning new business and will ideally suit someone who thrives in that environment.
You will generate sales leads through prospecting for new business.
You will be responsible for increasing revenue from the newly acquired new accounts or from existing account spend.
You will develop and understand individual needs and strategies to maximize sales.
You will manage your own diary and planning of client visits.
Yu will work with other internal departments, such as Telesales and Transport to maximise sales and operational efficiencies
You will be responsible for driving the growth of your area.
In addition to this successful candidate’s will strengthen relationships with existing and new accounts through effective cross selling and up selling.
You will have various methods at your disposal and our client will support you every step of the way.
Knowledge and Skills:
Successful candidates will be experienced Terrority Sales / Business Development Managers with experience having been gained with a delivered foodservice wholesaler or possibly catering equipment sector.
You will have a “ hunter” style mentality to grow the business on a day to day basis and you will be tenacious, self - motivated and ideally living in one of the following areas: Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, West London, Middlesex, Hertfordshire, North Hampshire and Surrey.
As our client is a forward thinking growth player in the foodservice sector, candidates must be career focused and motivated towards driving substantial growth across their territory and be interested in developing a career within man management.
A natural confident communicator and negotiator you must understand what it takes to deliver a quality service to business customers and be capable of forging your own sales plans.
You will be numerate, have excellent presentation and communication skills, be able to communicate at all levels and be decisive, assertive and persuasive.
You will enjoy a level of autonomy and therefore must be highly self-motivated to achieve agreed goals.
You will have strong negotiating and relationship skills and able to manage your own time effectively.
A full driving licence is a prerequisite. Basic salary will be in a range of between £32 -35k. In addition, there is an uncapped bonus scheme in operation plus company car, mobile phone, tablet and the other usual benefits.
This really is a very exciting opportunity, the company is extremely successful and one that we have been working with for 9 years and they can therefore offer not only a fantastic package, but genuine progression paths for the right individual.
If you’ve got a great sales track record within the foodservice sector and are seeking an opportunity which is second to none and have the character, desire and ambition to take full accountability of this role then please contact us immediately.
Whilst we would like to respond to all our on-line applicants, regrettably we are unable to do so due to the high volumes of applications we receive.
If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks from submitting your application, please assume on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.