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Business Development Executive

Business Development Executive (selling to Food Manufacturers) – Ingredients (Dry Herbs & Spices) – Prior Experience Required

Remote/On the Road £45,000 to £50,000 + Car

Are you a sales Hunter with a nose for sniffing out new business and the skills to close deals faster than you can say “spices”? A top-notch supplier of dry herbs and spices is seeking someone with your talent to join their team. If you’re hungry for a new challenge, this opportunity might be perfect for you.

The Role:

Our client is looking for a Business Development Executive – but not just any executive. They need a hunter. Someone who thrives on the thrill of the chase and has a proven track record in sales of dry ingredients to Food Manufacturers. The task is clear: find prospects, impress them with premium products, and close the deal.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactively identify and target new business opportunities within the food manufacturing sector.
  • Present the premium herbs and spices portfolio to potential clients.
  • Develop and execute strategic sales plans to achieve and exceed sales targets.
  • Provide regular sales forecasts and reports to senior management.


  • Proven experience in a business development or sales role selling any dry ingredients to food manufacturers. This one is non-negotiable folks!
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills.
  • Self-motivated with a results-oriented mindset.
  • Willingness to travel as required (with 1-2 days a month in the office).


What’s on Offer:

  • Salary of £45,000 to £50,000.
  • Company car or car allowance – whichever you prefer?
  • Flexible remote working arrangement with minimal office attendance.

If this strikes a chord with you and your CV is ready, then click apply now! If your CV is not ready and you want to learn more, call me (Olly) on 01733 391 515 !

Job information

  • Location: England
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Salary: £45k - 50k per year
  • Published: July 1, 2024
Our in-house team is highly experienced in placing professionals into the Food, FMCG and Engineering sectors. We work with leading organisations across the globe.
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