Business Development Executive - Food Service

Location: Northern Suburbs Brisbane, Queensland
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time

The company

Our client is a fast-growing privately held commodity-based company. Their global products are sold through food service and distribution channels nationally.

Boasting a strong reputation in the industry and award-winning products developed in house, they are now looking for a Queensland Business Development Executive to join them.

The role

Reporting to the Sales Director, this role will be instrumental in expanding the distribution of the branded food products throughout the foodservice and HORECA channel throughout QLD. You will actively identify opportunities and implement strategies to improve level of service, with the primary goal of acquiring new business in QLD.

Your objective will be to manage, control and grow sales and gross profit for the state, whilst ensuring best practice joint business planning, realising all opportunities for new business, ranging expansion and sales results.

You will also be responsible for developing and implementing strategic short and long-term customer plans, as well as engineering superior promotional programs to ensure maximum return on investment and profitability targets.

About you

  • Senior sales experience within the foodservice and HORECA channels
  • Experience influencing end users as well as distributors
  • Experience in the management of perishable food categories
  • Demonstrate a track record in converting new customers and maintaining established customers
  • A passion and understanding of cooking and food
  • Self-motivated and ambitious
  • Ability to work and collaborate with a team
  • Confident and independent
  • High level of communication and planning skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task
  • You will have access reliable vehicle

The benefits

  • Face to face contact with the best food service providers on a national and state level
  • All the necessary tools will be provided, including a car allowance
  • Strong collaborative national team Immediate start available for the right candidate
  • A strong back end support structure
  • Work for a company with a strong industry reputation
  • Work from a home base

How to apply

Sound like you? Hit APPLY NOW or call Lizzi Byrne on 07 3153 9908 for a confidential discussion.