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Business Development Manager - Independent Retail

£30,000 - £33,000 per annum plus benefits

South East

REF: AJT895587

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Territory sales and merchandising - providing great products to farm shops and craft food retailers

Our client is a well-established and highly regarded food distributor, providing independent retailers including artisan food retail, garden centres, delis and farm shops with high quality, well presented and delicious range of frozen food solutions. The role is very varied from day to day and dependent on the customers you could be supporting your customer be closing an order whilst riding along on a tractor to working with buyers and head office for group accounts.

This role is a real mix of new business generation with lots of opportunity to expand the customer base as well as developing great existing relationships. The role will allow for home-based working but travelling extensively across a Home Counties region. The role is unique in its structure as you be managing all day to day sales activities as well as creating eye catching merchandising and working with your customer to create an attractive and suitable POS. The role will suit someone who has driven to manage the territory as their own business

To be successful in the role you will:

  • Have proven experience in sales within the independent retail sector knowledge of garden centres and farm shops desired.
  • Have current working experience within fresh, frozen or ambient food or drink products.
  • Most importantly you will be a go getter and someone who is happy to roll up their sleeves with a "can do" attitude.

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply with your CV or contact me, Abbi, to discuss further.

Ref AJT895587

Tel: +44 (0)1625 560778

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