BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE

An exciting opportunity to join the world’s leading manufacturer of wine and Champagne preservation systems. This is a chance to be part of a fast-growing company which operates in over 80 countries and counts some of the most respected names in hospitality as customers.

The role is suitable for a commercially focused, ambitious and career driven individual. The ideal candidate will have a high level of business acumen and must have at least a year of B2B sales experience, with phone based sales experience an advantage. They will thrive in a demanding work environment and will be able to handle pressure, targets and multiple tasks efficiently and accurately. They should have a proven record of building and maintaining business relationships.

If you see the next step in your sales career as joining a vibrant, dynamic and growth oriented business then this role could be perfect for you.

The Role

At a glance your role will involve the following:

  • Developing new business through our existing customer base.  This will involve innovative market approaches and some cold calling
  • Communicating with customers at all levels; from owner proprietors to International Group CEO level contacts
  • Reporting clearly on the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal management and the wider sales team
  • Building relationships with our national customer and distributor base
  • Acting as the main point of contact for any and all matters specific to your customers, developing a trusted relationship with key accounts
  • Understanding customers’ specific business needs and applying your knowledge to meet those requirements
  • Attending industry events
  • Working closely and collaboratively with the Marketing department to drive and maintain sales
  • Identifying and growing opportunities within UK market and collaborating with sales teams to ensure growth attainment
  • Forecasting and tracking key account trends
  • Keeping abreast of the ever-changing hospitality landscape and industry trends
  • Building an in-depth knowledge of the hospitality industry

Opportunities for progression are plentiful across UK and International markets for the successful candidate.

Skills required:

B2B Sales experience, Ability to attain targets, Advanced communication (written and verbal), Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while maintaining attention to detail, Proven ability to forge and maintain excellent customer relationships, Initiative, Vision, Enthusiasm.

We offer a generous salary and performance related incentives, commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send your CV & covering letter telling us why you think you’d be the best person for this job, to the Commercial Director.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: Ipswich

Required experience: Sales: 2 Years

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: Ipswich

Required experience: Sales: 2 Years