Business Development Executive / Manager (Hospitality / Food Retail)

Business Development Executive / Manager (Hospitality / Food Retail)

Location: Erith, London

Salary: From £45,000 pa - plus Bonus

Job Type: Permanent, Monday - Friday

Our client is a leading frozen food manufacturer based in southeast London.

They are looking for a resilient and target driven Business Development Manager / Executive with a network of clients to join them and strengthen their business portfolio in the Catering / Hospitality / Fast - Food sectors.

The Role:

The primary goal is to expand the clients market share in the hospitality industry, encompassing hotels, restaurants, leisure/sporting facilities, airlines, cruises, and more.

You will be responsible for establishing connections with potential clients, nurturing relationships, and ensuring a steady flow of sales opportunities.

Your ultimate aim will be to secure contracts that align with the companys targets and objectives.


* Serve as the brand ambassador for the new business sector, building and maintaining positive relationships with prospective clients.
* Acquire new clients through direct contact, word-of-mouth, and industrial network, growing the sales pipeline and closing sales.
* Promote brands, products, and ranges by preparing samples for clients and arranging onsite visits.
* Draft business proposals, negotiate terms, and maximise the companys revenue and interests.
* Attend networking events and conferences to research and engage with prospective clients.
* Monitor sales performance, summarising suggestions for the companys strategies and clients interests.
* Coordinate with relevant stakeholders to ensure timely and successful delivery of solutions and resolve any issues.


* Minimum 3 years of experience with a proven track record in sales and business development in the hospitality, catering, and/or fast-food sector.
* Outstanding interpersonal skills with excellent written and verbal abilities.
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel at an advanced level.
* Ability to work flexibly when required.
* Travel is an essential aspect of this role; a full UK driving licence is a mandatory requirement.

What's On Offer:

* Casual dress
* Company events
* Discounted or free food
* Employee discount
* Free and On-site parking

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  • Location: Erith, England
  • Salary: £45000 - £45000 Per Annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Additional Resources Ltd.
  • Posted: 28-Jul-2023
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