Business Development Manager - Food service /catering supplies - £28k

Commercial catering supplies
Independent Pubs, Restaurants, Schools, Hotels, Commercial Kitchens, Caterers, Local Government
East Midlands, South East
£28k, £34k expected OTE, Car, Laptop, Phone, Pension, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and a huge number of corporate perks and benefits

The Job

The Company:

  • Very Well known, highly regarded name in the market looking to further expand the team with a Business Development Manager looking after the best performing patch
  • Specialise in selling catering/food supplies into the commercial catering sector
  • Excellent reputation for quality and service with customers globally
  • Recognised by chefs and business owners as being the leading supplier in the UK
  • My client offers a structured career path with large rewards for driven staff who wish to progress within their career

The Role:

  • Selling catering/food supplies into the commercial catering sector
  • Excellent reputation for quality and service with customers globally
  • Selling the Whole Range of products including, Ambient, chilled, frozen, Spirits, Meats, Snacks, Non Food (fridges, cutlery).
  • KPIs are generating profit, account retention, and effective calls per day.
  • 50% New Business, 50% Account Management
  • Servicing the Oxford depot and covering a 20 mile radius.
  • Patch is currently on target
  • Selling to the Public Sector – NHS, Education & Local Authorities and Independent retailers.

The Ideal Person:

  • HORECA or catering sales experience is a must.
  • Excellent selling skills with a proven track record in exceeding targets.
  • New business experience. Upselling a wide range of products.
  • Strong b2b field sales background. Polished, professional, dynamic.
  • Ideally from a foodservice background or experience selling into the Public Sector is a huge benefit but not essential
  • Any knowledge of catering market an advantage or experience of, or involvement with, hotels and restaurants
  • Looking for stability, not hoppers.

Consultant: Guy Marshall


Tel no. 0208 397 4114

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK

About On Target

On Target Recruitment is now recognised as one of the UK's leading specialist recruitment agencies, with the business having grown significantly since its creation in 1994.

At On Target, we specialise in sales, technical and commercial jobs in the Engineering, Construction, Building Services, Medical & Scientific, and Commercial & Industrial Solutions sectors, enabling our consultants to become experts in their market sector. We place all levels of personnel, up to Director across the UK and internationally.

The roles our sector based teams recruit for include: sales executive jobs, sales engineer jobs, national account manager jobs, business development manager jobs, field sales jobs, retail sales manager jobs, project engineer jobs, design engineer jobs, applications engineer jobs, maintenance engineer jobs, project manager jobs, service engineer jobs, marketing manager jobs, product manager jobs, brand manager jobs, customer service manager jobs, and export manager jobs.

The Construction sector includes: Plumbing, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Ceilings, Flooring, Fabrics, Building Materials, Coatings, Appliances, Kitchens, Roofing, Glazing systems, Doors, Drainage, Tools, Plant and Equipment.

The Building Services sector includes: Lighting, Lighting Controls, Electrical Switchgear and Accessories, Electrical, Heating, Ventilation, Air conditioning, Controls, Valves, Fire, Security, Renewables, BMS.

The Engineering sector includes: Capital Equipment, Control and Automation, Electronic, Energy, Fluid Power, Industrial, Instrumentation, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Power Transmission and Pumps & Valves.

The Medical & Scientific sector includes: Medical Devices, Medical Consumables, Orthopaedics, Urology, Cardiac, Laboratory Equipment, Consumables and Services.

The Commercial & Industrial Solutions sector includes: Office Supplies and Equipment, Logistics, Catering, Food Service, Janitorial Supplies, Gases, Chemicals, Materials Handling, Work Wear, Lubricants, Abrasives.