Business Development Executive

We are looking for self-motivated individuals with a passion for food and a talent for sales to join our foodservice business development teams as we continue to grow. We currently have a vacancy available in Dublin

The successful candidates will report to the Manager of Foodservice and will be responsible for delivering a consistent, best-in-class customer experience.  

Meeting sales budgets for the foodservice business and securing new business.
This role is ideal for a commercially minded, experienced chef or individual with a background in hospitality/food and beverage who is passionate about food quality and has a proven track record of bringing products to the commercial market.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing and developing new and existing food service accounts
  • Maintaining regular contact with existing customers
  • Providing excellent customer service, product knowledge, and industry expertise
  • Identifying and pursuing new business opportunities
  • Expanding product offerings and propositions to existing customers
  • Responding promptly to customer queries and resolving issues efficiently
  • Continually improving product knowledge and sharing it with customers to drive sales growth
  • Presenting new food solutions and concepts to customers
  • Submitting daily and weekly sales paperwork, including a weekly planner, to the Food Service Commercial Sales Manager
  • Analysing sales results by customer for the territory and identifying key customers to visit regularly
  • Collaborating with other departments in the business, such as National Accounts, Finance, Marketing, and HR, to achieve shared objectives

Essential skills and qualifications include:

  • Proven track record in the Food Service business
  • Ability to access, analyse, and interpret sales data
  • Experience in using sales report data
  • Knowledge of sales and margin processes
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Results-driven attitude
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Full driving license.

Salary: Highly Competitive

Location: Dublin

Job Ref: 9240BF

To apply send your CV jobs@peoplegroup.ie, through our website www.peoplegroup.ie

For further information regarding this role, please contact us on 01 6619636.

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