Business Development Executive

Location England
Job type Permanent
Salary £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car, Commission
Published about 1 month ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Ross McConville
Job ref 7026_1625068847

Job description

Business Development Executive

Staffline Recruitment are recruiting a Business Development Executive on behalf of our client who distributes and manufactures Chemicals, Paint & Equipment and Food Ingredients for a large number of leading international producers. The Business Development Executive will develop relationships with existing and new customers and increase sales growth of Food Ingredients and Chemicals in line with agreed targets.

There will be a particular focus on the launch of product ranges from new suppliers into the UK market. This role is for the Food Ingredients & Chemicals Division.


  • Identify, develop and drive business growth through current and new customers.
  • Operating from a home office and expected to travel countrywide across the UK. On occasions travelling to Ireland and/or Europe).
  • Develop and consolidate professional working relationships with targeted clients.
  • Increase our company's brand awareness.
  • Develop new product portfolios.
  • Assist in maintaining and managing existing key-account clients.
  • Develop relationships with key suppliers, ensuring you understand and deliver on their expectations.
  • Support the market with specific knowledge and provide technical assistance along with driving new concepts.
  • Any other duties role may involve.

Person Specification:

  • A relevant third level qualification in Food / Dairy Science required
  • Must have experience in a technical role and/or selling into similar environments
  • Must have extensive knowledge of the Food Processing Industry
  • A good knowledge of cheeses ingredients is a distinct advantage
  • Familiarity of chemicals sold into the food processing sector would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of the sectors and purchasing systems
  • Must be dedicated and highly self-motivated, managing own call schedule
  • Exemplary communication/people skills and firm business acumen
  • Excellent Presentation skills
  • Ability to work to and achieve targets
  • Computer literate and competent on MS Office including Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Full clean driving licence

The Rewards

The successful Business Development Executive will enjoy a competitive salary circa £35,000 - 40,000 depending on experience plus Commission, Car, Fuel Card, Laptop/Surface, Mobile Phone, Pension, Life Assurance and Expenses.


The Business Development Executive role will be covering the UK.

To be considered for this position, please forward your CV to Ross McConville at Staffline Ireland by clicking on the APPLY button on this page and attaching your CV.

The Staffline Ireland Specialist Team is a dedicated division within Staffline Ireland, focused on providing Permanent, Contract & Temporary staffing solutions across; Construction, Engineering, Accountancy & Finance, Financial Services & Insurance, Health & Safety, HR, IT, Sales & Marketing, Senior Manufacturing, Procurement & Supply Chain & Medical, Health & Social Care.


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