Business Development Manager - Food

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Sales
Location: South West England
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

I am looking for a Business Development/ Account Manager for a global, blue chip business to be based in Reading. This role will be 55% office based, 35% field based, 15% international travel. You will be working for one of Europe’s fastest growing companies and they have achieved continued growth in sales of 35% every year for the past 20 years. Because of this, there is an excess of opportunity for development and progression.

Salary – Competitive Basic + 20% annual bonus
Hours – Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

The role:
• Achieve annual sales targets
• Generate sales leads in the UK and Europe
• Find new contacts in target client base
• Sell in product design services
• Provide weekly sales activity
• Manage LinkedIn marketing and in mail campaigns
• Research prospect account information
• Input data into the companies’ CRM
• Provide weekly sales activity to management

We’re looking for…
• 3+ years’ experience selling into food and drinks manufacturers with an established network of potential clients
• Experience with both new business development and account management
• Knowledge of the food development process
• Excellent computer skills
• Communication and negotiation skills
• Positive attitude with a sense of urgency

If you are interested please apply as soon as possible, as I anticipate there will be a lot of interest for this role due to the opportunity for international travel and the stature of the company.
Meet your consultant
Shauna Penistone
shauna.penistone@drnewitt.com

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