Business Development Executive

South East England
£35000 - £40000 per annum + OTE £50,000, car and benefits
27 Jan 2018
24 Feb 2018
Helen Flint
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the UK's largest independent fresh food contract catering company. This independently owned contract caterer has an excellent reputation for bringing innovative catering solutions to a wide range of Business and Industry services. They are passionately foodie and believe in offering the highest levels of customer service to their clients. They provide an individually tailored service and believe in recruiting the best people at every level to maintain consistency of service and a quality catering offer.

Ideally you will already be a successful Business Development Manager working in Contract Catering in Business and Industry. You will join to support the Business Development Director and help with grow the business throughout the South East.

Our client is looking for a bright, driven, high performing individual to join their successful sales team to step into their first sales role as business development executive. You'll have at least two year's work experience under your belt, ideally within hospitality sector but that isn't a pre-requisite for the role. You will have already been identified as a top performer with potential for great things.

Our client encourages an open culture and opportunity to work in a fertile and free environment to allow you to share your creative ideas and do your thing. If you've got an entrepreneurial spirit and lots of drive you will thrive within this organisation. You'll enjoy working at a fast pace to tight deadlines, with the ability to spin lots of plates at the same time and adapt to ever-changing market demands.

A team spirit is essential. Your fluid, approachable and adaptable style will complement our client's non- corporate, creative family feel. You won't be bogged down by lots of rules and regulations and will have the freedom to develop and initiate your creative ideas.
You'll have excellent writing skills enabling you to write a compelling and engaging proposal. Your strong financial skills and business acumen are essential for you putting a sound financial case together.

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

* Bright, driven and high performer
* Two year's work experience
* Creative and entrepreneurial spirit
* Ability to work at pace and multi task
* Highly adaptable
* Team player
* Excellent verbal and written skills
* Strong business acumen

If you feel that the above-mentioned details meet your skills and experience and the role is of interest to you, please send your CV today.
Please note, only those applicants with suitable skill-sets will be contacted.