Business Development Directors

Job Title: Business Development Directors
Salary: £100000 - £110000
Reference: CJ7456_1715943183
Contact Name: Claire Philpott

Job Description

Exciting Opportunities for Business Development Directors in London and the South East!

Are you a sales leader in the Business & Industry, Workplace, Stadia, or Events foodservice sectors? We have dynamic opportunities for experienced Business Development Directors or Sales Directors who are ready to take their careers to the next level.

As a Business Development Director, you will lead a team of 4 or more Business Development specialists, driving sales and fostering excellent client relationships within the Business & Industry sector. Your passion for food and knowledge of the latest food trends, particularly in the London dining scene, will be essential in this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading and developing a high-performing business development team
  • Building and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Identifying client needs and providing proactive solutions
  • Navigating diverse contract catering cost models
  • Presenting and negotiating food service contract financials
  • Driving the team to achieve combined sales targets of £10m+

What We’re Looking For:

  • Proven experience as a Business Development Director in the foodservice sector
  • Excellent communication skills and immaculate personal presentation
  • Strong influencing skills and the ability to win trust
  • A proactive, solution-focused approach
  • Experience in a fast-paced, sales-focused environment
  • A highly engaging and energetic personality with a love for networking
  • Operational experience in Business & Industry/Workplace contract catering
  • Exemplary written skills and a strong commercial mind
  • A genuine passion for food and keeping up with the latest trends

In this role you will be part of a dynamic and growing company and will have the opportunity to lead and inspire a talented team of Business Development professionals. You will engage with high profile clients and expand your professional network.

If you meet the above criteria and are ready for an exciting new challenge, we would love to hear from you. Please contact Claire for a confidential discussion.

Please note, only candidates with suitable experience will be contacted.

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Claire Philpott
Operations Director

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