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Date Added: Tue 27/10/2020

Business Development Executive

Wirral, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £25000 - £32000 / annually

Business Development Executive 
Birkenhead / Wirral Area

Job Title: Business Development Executive 

Salary: £25,000 - £32,000 + Attractive Annual Bonus (Negotiable down to experience)

Sector / Industry: FMCG 

Job Reference: JWMA0613

Do you have experience in multi-tasking a number of exciting projects at one time, and being able to over exceed client expectations?

Do you come from a FMCG Background, selling to the cash & carry, foodservice, or licensed wholesalers? 

Looking to join a passionate team, where your work will have a massive impact on company development and your input is consistently noticed / rewarded?

If yes to all the above then I would like to hear from you!


  • Office based 1 day per week / Home based / 4 Days on the road 
  • M-Th 8.30 to 5, F 8.30 to 4:00pm - but will need to work hours that are required to support the business
  • Salary depending on experience £25,000 - £32,000 (Depending on experience)
  • Car / Car allowance
  • Business fuel expensed
  • Pension
  • 25 Days + Bank Holidays


  • Agreeing local promotions & sales drives with wholesaler selling teams
  • Communicating pricing and terms with the buyers and rolling out national promotions, coordinating with wholesaler brochure publications
  • Chasing monthly orders & delivering budgeted sales targets
  • Negotiating deals with buyers (new listings / extra volumes / new customers etc)
  • Listing NPD through buyer presentations
  • Working at trade shows
  • Winning new business (networking / cold calling on phone / canvassing down the street)

Skills Required :

  • A naturally engaging / likeable personality with strong professionalism…someone who can be trusted and whom customers will want to work with because they do what they say they will etc,
  • Ability to focus and get into the detail of an account as required…able to spot opportunities and plan a strategy to unlock the ability to multi task and manage/prioritise a busy workload to get the job Structured approach and a logical / process driven approach to selling….wins through design and not just luck/charm,
  • Experience of trade shows / presenting to customers….comfortable engaging with others
  • Good administration skills…able to keep records, communicate effectively across all internal/external stakeholders, complete monthly/annual customer returns
  • Good phone skills….able to hold a business conversation and speaks clearly with professionalism
  • Experience of managing a meeting…from planning and setting the agenda through to reporting back outcomes.
  • Good numeracy skills….ideally strong on mental arithmetic and able to talk the basic commercial language with some understanding of Gross Margin, POR, rebates, ORD's etc 
  • Flexible approach to work….there will be new business projects to drive as well as the current accounts to farm for maximum growth.
  • Bonus on long term professional goals….someone willing to learn their trade and earn their stripes who isn't afraid of getting their hands dirty.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to #removed# or, alternatively, submit your application via the link below.

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Jasmine Williams - Principle Consultant

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