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Business Development Manager - Seafoodref: HM42153
Sector Business Development
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London
Salary £35000 - 45000 / Year
Senor Account Manager – Fresh Fish Wholesale

A leading seafood trading company, who supply many of the high-end seafood restaurants across London, are looking for a highly experienced and capable sales professional to join their team.

The role will focus on new business development within the high-end hospitality market as well as managing and revitalising key accounts with some of London’s top seafood restaurants and national pub/hotel groups.

The role will be largely field based but will need to have frequent visits to the head office for sales reports and contact with the sales team.

This role will suit someone with a strong sales/business development background within the fresh food wholesale industry – ideally within seafood but those from meat or other fresh produce providers will be considered.

**Experience selling into the top tier hospitality market is essential for the role.

The Ideal Candidate

• Strong experience selling fresh produce into the top tier hospitality market is essential – ideally from a seafood background but other fresh food wholesale experience will also be considered

• Previous experience in dealing with VIP accounts

• Good people skills and attention to detail

• Motivational and dynamic personality able to bring energy into the sales team

• Strong negotiation skills

• Additional European languages a plus

Keyword search: Seafood, Shellfish, Fish, Wholesale, Field Sales, Account Manager, VIP Accounts