Commercial Manager - Foodservice (6742/1v)

Salary: C£60000
Location: South East
Reference: 6742/1v
Benefits: Car/allowance, bonus, benefits

Business Development Manager/National Account Manager –  Away from home, food manufacturers

West Home Counties with some home working


The Company:

We are a boutique Mediterranean foods business specialising in premium ingredients and antipasti products  

Suppliers of fine foods and high-quality ingredients for over 100 years with an impressive and forward-thinking senior management team

Established in ingredients and foodservice and looking to widen the customer base via targeting new prospects on existing and new ranges

Big company support with flexibility to react quickly to market dynamics

Delicious range of products 


The Opportunity:

We are seeking a talented and ambitious professional with a proven ability to make things happen and to unlock potential opportunity. This is a pivotal national account management/ business development role at the heart of our award winning and innovative company.


Reporting to the Commercial Director, you will help develop a business plan and sales strategy that will deliver both profit and growth for a significant part of our business. Targeting new and existing business, you will develop relationships cross functionally, driving sales, ensuring they integrate with company and sector strategy as well as leading JBP discussions and negotiations.  In addition, you will work with annual promotional plans



An FMCG background that has provided a classical sales training and an understanding of the core needs of modern account management

Extensive experience of building and managing business with UK food manufacturers, QSR restaurants, high street restaurant chains

Strong commercial acumen and an awareness of current product and market trends

Excellent selling skills, demonstrating the ability to develop and build business

A track record of launching significant NPD and rebranding

Have the ability and confidence to make sound commercial decisions

An understanding of food import would also be advantageous



If you wish to apply for this role please click on the apply button with a copy of your up to date cv in word format quoting ref number 6742/1v


Not right for you?  We’d still like to speak with you about other sales, marketing or category management opportunities, so please do send an up to date copy of your CV in word format and we will call you. 



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