Key Features of the Role:
You will research and build relationships with new clients.
You will plan approaches and pitches, work with the wider sales team to develop proposals that meet the client’s needs, concerns and objectives.
You will identify existing clients that can be targeted for sales growth.
You will strengthen relationships with existing accounts through effective cross selling and up selling.
Participate in company sales meetings, conference calls and present results.
The successful candidate will be an experienced Terrority Sales / Business Development Manager with experience having been gained with a delivered foodservice or retail convenience wholesaler.
You will be tenacious, self - motivated and living somewhere in the North East area, ideally the Leeds area would be a good home base location.
As our client is a forward thinking growth player in the foodservice sector, candidates must be career focussed and motivated towards driving substantial growth gained from large independent customers / small regional groups.
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.
What’s on Offer?
On offer to the successful candidate is an attractive basic salary of between £35-45k depending upon your background, experience and skill set.
rpc foodservice recruitment, a Division of The rpc Group of Companies is at the forefront of placing professionals into all areas of the foodservice sector. Operating throughout the UK and Internationall, we cover all temperature spans, Contract Distribution, Food Ingredients, Catering Disposables, Catering Equipment, Foodservice Manufacturing, Fresh Produce, Meats, Seafood and Cash and Carry.
We frequently manage confidential appointments on behalf of our clients, some of which are not advertised.
If you are interested in working in the foodservice sector and seeking to develop your career, please do not hesitate to contact us for a confidential discussion and access to our complete portfolio of current opportunities.