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Business Development Manager - Food to Foodservice

Posted 8 March by Midas Selection Ltd Easy Apply Ended
JCW41 – Business Development Manager – Food to Foodservice

REWARDS: Basic 28K - 35K (OTE 50K) Company Car, Fuel card, iPhone, Surface Pro, Pension

LOCATION: Dartford, Romford, Epping, Bromley, Barking, Chigwell, Enfield, Cheshunt, Harlow, Chelmsford, Brentwood, Basildon, Gravesend

Aspirations to further your sales career with a leading independent foodservice wholesaler?

THE COMPANY:

We are a genuine market leader in the provision of fine food products into the foodservice sector with a turnover of over £40M.

Over the last 30 years, we have demonstrated rapid growth to enable us to provide full UK coverage to all areas of the foodservice market place.

We provide a one stop solution of over 4,000 product lines consisting of Fresh Produce, Ambient, Chilled and Frozen food products as well as soft drinks and disposables.

Our established client base covers both profit and cost sectors and includes restaurants, hotels, cafes, education and healthcare.

We are extremely customer focused and pride ourselves of providing a quality service. We are a member of Caterforce Buying and Marketing Group and an active member of the British Frozen Food Federation.

We have achieved consistent growth, approximately adding £5M to our turnover each year. We are extremely ambitious and aim to be achieving £100M within the next 5-7 years.

Due to sustained growth, we are seeking to add further personnel to our dynamic, successful sales team within the UK.

THE ROLE:

Within this position, you will be responsible for winning and retaining businesses within the foodservice sector.

This account base will be diverse and range from regional groups and chains as well as independent pubs, hotels, restaurants, schools and hospitals.

The territory has huge potential to flourish and grow and is expected to be turning over £300K within the first 12-18 months.

Most of the contact will be at Chef level although you will also liaise at buyer level with some of the larger business in your area.

The position offers a realistic and generous commission scheme.

THE APPLICANT:

The successful candidate will be an experienced sales professional from within the foodservice sector.

• Will have experience in sales into the catering/foodservice sector.

• Will be a passionate ‘foodie’ and have a genuine interest in food products.

• Will be able to demonstrate a successful track record in strategic new business development across all areas of the foodservice market.

• Will have strong relationship building skills and be able to deal with head chef to regional buyer level.

• We will also consider candidates with a successful sales record selling into similar markets.

• Experience prior to sales working in a catering environment would prove beneficial.

If you are an ambitious and driven foodservice sales professional seeking to join a successful market leading and growing business then please forward your CV to me directly via the email address below.

All applicants send CV's to

Midas Selection Ltd specialises in recruiting Sales, Marketing and Executive professionals in all industries. Midas Selection Ltd operates as an Employment Agency.

Reference: 34642700

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