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Business Manager Felling-on-Tyne, Gateshead NE10 0QH £29,500 + the Opportunity to earn Commission Full time (40 hours p/w), Permanent There’s every chance you’ll have eaten our food, so why not share our success and come and work for us? Bidfood is a leading wholesale food distributor and the preferred supplier for over 60,000 customers across the UK, ranging from pubs to schools, from restaurants to care homes and everything in between. From Lands End to John O’Groats, whether our customers want just a teaspoon or a full range of catering supplies, we’ll supply their needs. We work as a team to provide every food option from quality ingredients to finished meals, including a number of own brand ranges as well as all the big brands and regional specialities. In this fast paced role no two days are the same. Our ultimate goal is to keep the customer at the heart of everything we do and to do this you need to be good at building strong relationships with customers by really understanding their needs and looking for solutions to keep them happy. About the Business Manager Role: Reporting to the Field Sales Manager, you’ll be responsible for developing sales opportunities with existing accounts by analysing territory sales data, minimising order losses and your role will have a high emphasis on identifying and converting prospect accounts. In addition you’ll identify and develop profitable business with new Bidfood customers in order to increase our market share and size of the market within the region. You must bring a real passion with excellent selling skills, and a proven ability to regularly exceed sales targets in your career to date. You’ll need to be a strong communicator at all levels with a flexible approach that demonstrates your ability to develop relationships with clients of different cultures and with different needs. This will also show us your ability to work just as easily on your own or as part of a mobile team, freely sharing your skills and knowledge. And lastly you need to be comfortable with a lot of driving; sometimes in excess of 18,000 miles per annum! Occasional overnight stays away from home will also be required. If this is you, we look forward to hearing from you. Benefits of Working for Bidfood: · Pension. · 25 days holiday per year (plus public holidays). · Healthcare cash plan. · Personal accident insurance. · Employee discounts. · Free parking. How to apply for the Business Manager role: If you have the skills and experience required for this Business Manager job, just click “apply” today and watch out for an email giving you more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any other supporting documents you may have. You must be eligible to work in the UK. Other suitable skills and experience includes: Field Sales Manager, Business Development Executive, Business Development Manager, Customer Account Manager, Sales Account Manager, Sales Jobs Gateshead, Sales Roles in Food Distribution.

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