Business Development Manager

Posted 5 April by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply

Business Development Executive job covering the UK selling within the catering and retail industries

Your New Company

My client is a UK based technology company servicing the foodservice, food production and food retailing sectors. They are at the forefront of IOT integration, bringing together temperature and related plant performance data from refrigeration, catering equipment and other food production plant. Alongside this they provide applications to manage routine and periodic jobs, checks and inspections. Together these solutions ensure food safety, health and safety, brand compliance and timely equipment maintenance. Exceptional growth opportunities are available from replacing the paper-form based systems currently used in organisations such as hotel and restaurant chains, hospitals, and supermarkets.

This is a senior executive appointment within the company with opportunities for future personal development. The appointee will become a member of the senior management team and will enjoy full involvement in developing and implementing our operating and strategic business plans.

Your New Role

The company is shortly to launch an exciting range of new and updated products for which the role will target corporate, institutional and national accounts. It will carry responsibility for marketing activities to identify contacts and present to suitable prospects, to manage field trials where necessary and to coordinate all activities necessary to personally close new business. This will include establishing and working with appropriate marketing partners such as contract caterers, food safety advisors, equipment manufacturers and dealers.

What you'll need to succeed

You will have a proven track record in a similar results driven role; excellent verbal, written, and digital communication skills; an understanding of HSQE management and compliance; experience in the use of digital marketing and PR; an ability to recognise prospect needs and tailor transformational solutions; a strong business acumen; and a personal style which will win respect and cooperation from prospect stakeholders at all levels.

What you'll get in return

As well as an excellent opportunity for career progression, you will receive a competitive salary, plus commission, annual bonus and company car. The package will include competitive pension benefits and an option for private health cover

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Required skills

  • Business Development
  • Field Sales

Reference: 34834979

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