Business Development Executive

Thirsty for success? If you are looking for a career and not just another sales job, we have a fantastic opportunity to represent Lucozade Ribena Suntory (one of the UK's Leading Soft Drinks Companies) as a Foodservice Business Development Executive. £24,000 basic + 11% bonus + company car, laptop, mobile phone.

Ideal location: Merthyr Tydfil

Covering the following area: Swansea, Llandrindod Wells, Cardiff and Newport and surrounding areas

What will I be doing?
Working as a Business Development Executive, you will be co-employed by CPM and Lucozade Ribena Suntory. Your key focus will be visit designated accounts within your territory to increase the distribution and sales of some of the UK's leading FMCG soft drinks brands (Lucozade, Ribena and Orangina). You'll draw up bespoke joint business action plans to ensure that every opportunity within the outlet to promote the products and to increase sales and profit for the client has been maximised. You will use your strong influencing skills when meeting with key decision makers to agree these business plans will work within the highly competitive Foodservice sector (which includes Higher Education, Health & Fitness and Contract Caterers).
Within this role you will also enjoy the responsibility for winning new accounts from a targeted list, executing training days for route to market customers and making commercial recommendations regarding equipment rentals too.

This really is not just any sales role, as you will also support at events, product launches, trade shows and Fresher's Fairs.

You would enjoy this role if…
You have a genuine desire to succeed and are looking for a job that allows you to flourish and develop - using your key skills and giving you the opportunity to shine. Our ideal candidate is motivated to learn quickly and consistently delivers their personal best, so if you're passionate about progressing a sales career in a fast-paced exciting environment, this is the role for you. This position will give you the chance to showcase your ideas, commerciality, innovation and creativity to drive sales in Foodservice environments. In return for your talent you will be given the genuine opportunity of reward and progression both within CPM and Lucozade Ribena Suntory.

Desirable experience:
* Some experience working within a sales role or foodservice environment

Essential:
* Motivated, tenacious and excited about development and progression
* Commercially minded
* Fantastic communication skills and relationship building
* Great organisational skills
* Proven strong work ethic, passionate about doing a great job!
* Full UK Driving Licence essential
Why work with us?
The successful Business Development Executive will receive the support of their manager to develop and be their very best, achieved through ongoing training. This role gives you the real opportunity to develop a successful career path and achieve your personal ambitions too, as there are great opportunities to progress both within CPM and Lucozade Ribena Suntory for the right individuals.

The successful candidate will be employed by CPM as a Field Development Executive.

CPM are an equal opportunities employer.

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