Business Development Manager – Field Based - Yorkshire
MET Marketing are currently working with a well known Southern food service company supplying high quality, luxury food ingredients to restaurants, Gastro pubs and hotels who are now looking for someone in the North to drive sales into similar companies across South and West Yorkshire. This is an excellent opportunity for a target driven sales background looking for the next step who has a passion for food.
·Pitching and securing business through face to face engagement with key decision makers from company owners to Head Chefs
·Providing excellent tailored solutions, tasting sessions, customer service and product knowledge for all customer queries
·Managing customers expectations, orders, requirements and delivery
·Forecasting and pipeline sales management
·Actively sourcing and contacting new customers through cold calling and face to face activity
·Involvement in NPD and EPD based on customer feedback
·Reporting weekly on activity, new customers and business wins to Regional Manager
·Must be passionate about food, have a keen eye for new business and an excellent tasting pallet
·Will have a proven background in business development and product sales ideally within the FMCG or Food manufacturing sector
·An existing knowledge of the food service sector is highly desirable
· Self motivation and ideally from an external sales background
·Will consider Senior Chef looking for a career change
This is a home office based Marketing opportunity and the ideal candidate will need to be based in South or West Yorkshire.
MET Marketing is acting as an employment agency in relation to this Marketing job.
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