Business Development Manager (Indian Retail)

Ref: | Permanent | New Product Development, Food Manufacturing |

Job Specification

Job Title: Business Development Manager (Indian Retail)
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Salary Guide: Salary between £0.00 and £0.00 depending on candidate experience and skillset
Listing Category: New Product Development, Food Manufacturing
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Job Description

Department: Business Development
Location: North London (Enfield)
Closing date: 17th May 2017

Westmill is a specialist food supplier whose market leading brands include Elephant Atta, Amoy, Asli Atta, Daawat, , Lucky Boat, Patak’s, Pride, Rajah and Tolly Boy. Found in the best professional and home kitchens, our brands are respected for their quality and authenticity and our vision is to inspire our communities with colourful food, through working with our trade partners in the ethnic and grocery channels. Working for Westmill means you belong to an entrepreneurial and culturally diverse business that values high performance, collaboration and the desire to make a difference.

In this role as Business Development Manager, you will work closely with Westmill Sales Team and Wholesalers, visiting Indian Retailers, on planned call cycles, to communicate and sell the features and benefits of Westmill Brands and influence their trial and continued usage.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Delivering incremental margin targets in Retailer portfolio
  • Building relationships with Bengali and Indian Retailers and auditing brands stocked and opportunities to grow
  • Influencing Retailers by building long term relationships
  • Implementing solutions which grow outlet sales
  • Improving effectiveness of routes to market by developing joint plans with Sales Managers to ensure product availability
  • Support events that relevant communities participate in

The successful candidate will have

  • 1 years’ experience in Ethnic Sales or FMCG
  • A demonstrable strong selling instinct
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Competency in analysis & planning
  • A clean full UK driving license