Regional Development Manager

Job Title: Regional Development Manager Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England Industry: FMCG
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Car/allowance + bonus/health Start Date: Not specified
REF: 7628 Job Published: about 1 month ago

job description

We have partnered exclusively with a marketing leading FMCG business who are looking for a Regional Development Manager to join their team. The ideal candidate with have previous experience of working within a bluechip food or drinks business and ideally have progressed up through a graduate scheme.

Location wise they wil consider individuals based in the Home Counties/London or South West. My client offers flexible home working & fantastic career progression.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Business Development - actively pursuing new sales opportunities and following up leads to deliver targets
  • Account Management - Ensuring the company is maximising all sales opportunities with our existing cash & carry/symbol,convenience client base and continuing to provide excellent service and support
  • Achieving sales and cash margin targets for a defined geographic territory
  • Maintain and develop a wide network of contacts and build effective relationships within the market place through which you will generate opportunities for new business
  • Opening profitable new accounts and build strong relationships with new customers
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of market trends including client and competitor activity and industry innovations
  • Help prepare and deliver all aspects of the strategic sales process including awareness campaigns, presentations, exhibitions and sales collateral
  • Work closely with the Operations team to identify new service stream opportunities with existing customers
  • Actively contribute towards the successful delivery of the Divisions business plan and targets
  • You'll convert customers using strong buying and negotiation skills; and the delivery of value-added initiatives and solutions to meet a wide range of customer needs.

Desired Skills:

  • Previous experience of working within a bluechip FMCG business
  • A passion for selling and negotiating - you are confident, outgoing and love meeting new people, you find targets motivating
  • Personable and Engaging - your goal is to build strong relationships and open doors to more (and bigger) sales opportunities in the world of cash & carry/OOH/wholesale.
  • Strong organisational skills - you will be managing your own diary and reacting to opportunities as they arise
  • Creative and entrepreneurial flair - proactively seeks to develop and improve the business every day. A 'can do' approach!
  • Track record of sales success in a similar role

Please apply or get in touch with Becky Evans directly for a confidential conversation


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