Business Development Manager (Food Ingredients)

Job Title: Business Development Manager (Food Ingredients)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
Salary: Up to £45000 per annum + 15% bonus, pension, car, ipad and phone
Start Date: asap
Reference: J894815_1523884051
Contact Name: conor meehan
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 16, 2018 14:07

Job Description

Business Development Manager (Food Ingredients)

North West Territory

Salary £45k plus 15% bonus, Car & Pension

Our Client is one of the World's most recognised brands, they are currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager with a positive attitude to join their team and identify new business opportunities through the building of strong long-lasting relationships with existing customers to ensure targets are achieved.


  • Identify and convert profitable sales leads
  • Pitch the brand to potential new accounts and set up meetings
  • Maintain and develop excellent relationships with all stakeholders
  • Work alongside the marketing team to increase revenue
  • Attend exhibitions both in the UK and overseas as and when required
  • Provide monthly progress report with KPI's to manager
  • Look at market trends and liaise with the NPD team and keep them updated with changes in the marketplace
  • Manage and solve conflicts / issues with customers
  • Willingness to travel in the UK and overseas when required

Skills / Abilities / Knowledge / Experience

  • Ability to use logical and creative thinking to solve problems and make decisions
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong working relationships
  • Good organisational and planning skills with an attention to detail
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent time management is a must

Behaviour / Attitude

  • Customer focused and understands the importance of this to the business
  • Demonstrates integrity, a strong work ethic and upholds the company values and principles
  • Self-starter, quick to take the initiative and spot new opportunities

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