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Sales Executive - Liverpool

Salary £20,000 - £22,000
Location North West, North West
Role Sales
Job Type Permanent
Size 1-20
Job overview
In this Business Development Executive job in the North West, you'll be working for an FMCG SME who are one of the most sought after coffee wholesalers in the UK!

An exciting, FMCG SME are on the lookout for an energetic graduate to join their Manchester and Liverpool team. If you're looking for Graduate Business Development Jobs in the North West, apply today!

Company Profile

In this Business Development Executive job in the North West, you'll be working for an FMCG SME who are one of the most sought after coffee wholesalers in the UK. This firm works with cafs both large and small across the North West providing top quality goods and services to their clients. They have developed an amazing reputation, working with some of the trendiest artisan cafs and coffee shops in the North West. The team is incredibly energetic and looking to expand and develop their reach within the area. If you have a passion for FMCG and are an adept salesperson apply today!

Job Description

In this Business Development Executive graduate role in the North West, you will be working with clients both new and existing for this FMCG SME. You will be tasked with reaching out to new bakeries, coffee shops, cafes to extend the reach of the business. You will also be posting materials across the brand-new company website and social media pages to build up the client base of the firm. The role will also involve going out to meet new and existing clients, developing relationships and understanding their needs (getting to try some amazing coffee as well!). The ideal candidate would have experience in these areas and a passion for working in FMCG.

*Please note in this role you will be spending 60% of the time in the office and 40% out meeting clients, so you must live in a commutable distance to Manchester and Liverpool*

Key Responsibilities

In this Graduate Sales opportunity in the North West, your responsibilities will include:

  • Use a variety of tools to bring on new business for the firm
  • Going out to visit clients to fully understand the business and their needs and to sign up new businesses
  • Create and manage a pipeline of potential new clients across the UK
  • Maintain and grow existing accounts through cross-selling and up-selling.
  • Work closely with the marketing team, posting materials to social media to develop the business.

Job Requirements

For this Business Development Executive role, you will need:

  • A 2:1 in an ideally business-related subject
  • Previous experience in sales (ideally in FMCG)
  • Be extremely motivated with a diligent work ethic
  • A serious passion for coffee
  • Articulate, polished, and professional communicator with a good phone/video call manner and excellent writing skills
  • Autonomous and entrepreneurial mindset: essential to take full ownership of goals, deadlines, and targets

Benefits of the Job

  • A starting salary of £20,000 - £22,000 (£4,000 commission, uncapped)
  • Chance to get in on the ground floor of an offshoot from an existing successful business
  • Amazing career development opportunities
  • Capacity for remote working available

If you're looking for graduate Business Development jobs or sales opportunities in the North West and have a 2.1 degree from a top university, apply to this Business Development Executive graduate job in Manchester and Liverpool today!

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Nicholas Roe
Senior Consultant