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Graduate Business Development Executive - FMCG

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Graduate Business Development Executive - FMCG

Graduate at Buchanan Search

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelGraduate
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 16 Sep, 2018
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  • Competitive£ 25,000.0 per year

Graduate Business Development Executive - FMCG

Company profile:

In this Business Development Executive graduate job, you will be joining a company who were established in 1850, and are the oldest baking wholesaler in London. They provide top quality ingredients and products to artisan bakers and patisseries across London, and pride themselves on their superb knowledge of baking ingredients - so it's no surprise that they have made a big name for themselves in the FMCG industry. Due to their success in the baking world, they are now setting up a sister company to target coffee shops, looking to work with suppliers to provide the product in coffee shops in London and further afield.

Looking for business development graduate jobs in London and want to work in the FMCG industry? If you're a self-motivated graduate with top-notch communication skills, apply for this Business Development Executive graduate job in London today!

Job description:

In this Business Development Executive graduate job, you will be working directly with the Sales Manager and gaining a wealth of invaluable commercial experience. As well as researching and finding new business opportunities in high street coffee shops (of which there are 25,000 in London alone), you will be kept informed with market trends, identifying new product opportunities, and ensuring that you always hit key targets.
Key responsibilities

In this Business Development Executive graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

Finding new business, targeting high street coffee shops

Focusing your search on artisan coffee shops and independent stores

Researching and identifying new product opportunities

Researching market trends and customer requirements

Meeting and exceeding your monthly target

So, what are we looking for?

A university degree

A valid UK driving licence would be great

A real foodie - if you're a keen baker or a coffee lover, this one's for you!

Some prior experience in sales would be a bonus!

A real people person - strong verbal communication skills are a must

Enthusiasm and confidence - you'll be required to deliver seamless pitches

Self-motivation and the ability to work autonomously

What else is on offer?

A great starting salary of £21,000 plus a generous commission structure

The fantastic opportunity for a foodie to join an extremely well-known baking wholesaler

A company car to drive around London throughout working hours (or if you don't drive, your travel will be paid for)

The opportunity to kick-start your career in FMCG

Buchanan Search:

Buchanan Search, through rapid organic growth, is now a market leading recruitment firm and a top supplier to a number of clients including FTSE listed firms.

Buchanan Search's team of consultants come from a variety of backgrounds but all subscribe to the company ethos of Understanding, Advising and Delivering for our clients.

Buchanan Search has Entry-Level and Executive Practices which operate tailored recruitment methodologies. They focus across the Sales, Recruitment, Executive Search, Business Intelligence, Consultancy, Engineering, Technology and Global Markets sectors.

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Job location

34-36 Lime St, London, UK