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Business Development Manager
- Amazing opportunity for a BDM in Soft Drinks and Sports Nutrition
- Role will be opening accounts in Foodservice and Out of Home channels
About Our Client
Red Star Beverages is an innovative trend-spotting company that specialises in identifying and introducing beverage and snack brands of the future. They believe it is possible to combine future-proofed trends, often with health or functional benefits, yet without ever compromising taste. Existing brands include Starbucks RTD iced coffee, AriZona iced tea, Sparkling Ice, Vithit, and Fulfil Snack Bar. Whether they are searching for trends, selling a new concept, or developing exciting marketing campaigns, Red Star focuses on "revolutionising" the fortunes of the brands within their care. They have a fantastic culture and encourage their people to work collaboratively whilst making it fun and they are experiencing incredible growth and looking to hire new positions within their dynamic team.
As the business development manager you will be responsible for opening and growing strategic customer accounts within Food Service and Out of Home sectors across the soft drinks and snacks brands. You will work closely with the Senior Business Development Manager who will lead relationships with key accounts and you will develop their subsidiaries. You will be required to prepare review documentation and conduct quarterly review meetings and regular face to face with key stakeholders. Initially this role will be home / field based.
The Successful Applicant
As the Business Development Manager you will have a minimum two years of FMCG account management experience with a proven sales track record ideally with developing new accounts. Experience in Convenience, Food Service and Out of Home is preferable. You will be highly motivated with strong commercial awareness and the ability to use commercial knowledge to increase profit and business growth. Full driving license and university degree or equivalent.
What's on Offer
The successful Business Development Manager will be offered £25,000-£35,000 Basic Salary + Car + Bonus