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Business Development Manager

Uren Food Group Ltd
Wirral
£28,000 a year - Permanent, Full-time

Location

Wirral

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay

Full job description

Business Development Manager

We are looking for an ambitious, driven Business Development Manager to join our dynamic B2B commercial team and support our vision of being the go-to supplier of ingredients in the UK food and beverage industry. Working across our varied ingredient divisions, the role will encompass all aspects of a sales role and give the successful candidate the opportunity and support to develop a commercial career within the business. This is a ‘people’ business with entrepreneurial values at its core, with the ideal candidate having a minimum of two years sales experience within food, beverage or FMCG, strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work under pressure and always operate with a commercial mindset.

If you’re passionate about food and beverage with ambition to develop a sales career within a successful, global business we would love to hear from you.

Role

  • Responsibility for selling our range of ingredients B2B and driving profit within the business.
  • New business hunter - identify and contact (including cold calling) potential customers across different sectors with aim of developing new accounts, enquiries and increase our presence in the industry.
  • Account management – dealing with customers on a day-to-day basis handling phone and email enquiries, managing orders and assisting senior account manager on larger client accounts.
  • Working closely with the senior sales team to support the department achieve its sales target and KPIs.
  • Brand awareness – be able to identify new trends and emerging markets.

Experience/skills

  • Proven sales experience within food, beverage or FMCG
  • Degree or equivalent education
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and achieve targets
  • Comfortable cold calling and developing new leads
  • Numerate
  • Passion for food and beverage
  • Entrepreneurial and commercially driven
  • Adaptable
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and Power Point
  • Driving licence

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £28,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Performance bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Wirral: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • Expand on your experience within the food, beverage or FMCG industry.

Education:

  • Bachelor's (required)

Experience:

  • B2B sales: 2 years (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • Driving Licence (required)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: BDM23