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St Ewe Free Range Eggs are an innovative, fast paced, orders based business working with supermarkets and distributors from Cornwall to London to Hong Kong!

Quality and welfare is the bedrock of our business and we take pride in every egg that leaves our farms. We are always eager to hear from people who can share our passion and bring a positive attitude to the job and team.

We offer full training and as a growing business, we can offer the opportunity for growth in your career.

If there is not a job advertised that you think you can do, please feel free to send us your CV and a covering letter telling us why you think you would be an asset to our flock!

Email: personnel@stewe.co.uk

Job Opportunities

Business Development Manager

Full Time Opportunity

Job Description

St Ewe Free Range Eggs has an ambitious growth strategy over the next 5 years which supports the delivery of the overarching business plan. Development of the food service and food manufacturing sectors are key opportunities for business growth.

In this newly created role, we require an individual that is exceptionally driven with a proactive mindset, with a natural ability to network and create strong relationships both internally and externally and to achieve the required sales targets.

This role reports to the Managing Director and you will have autonomy and accountability plus a real opportunity to make an impact in this fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities and Role Objectives:

  • Increase profitable sales in food service and manufacturing sectors for both shell and liquid egg sales
  • Identify potential key accounts focusing on food service distributors, food manufacturers, QSR, catering, hotels and restaurants that are relevant for our brands. Inspire and build strong relationships with the prospects to get our brands on the list of preferred suppliers.
  • Develop existing relationships with customers to maximise sales potential
  • Maximise revenue opportunities for surplus egg supply, ensuring that wastage is minimised
  • The goal will be to ensure the profitability of our company’s activities to drive sustainable development and long-term success
  • Credit Control and management of customer payment terms
  • Initiate new product development projects in line with customer briefs
  • Monitor and report on performance against targets
  • Create and implement promotional plans to increase market share

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a sales or business development role
  • Experience within the food industry is essential, either in food service, hospitality, food manufacturing or food supply chain
  • Proactive, resilient and with a strong result orientated attitude
  • Excellent presentation skills with good customer engagement
  • Proactive in developing a strong internal and external network
  • Hunting down new opportunities and being the face of St Ewe Free Range Eggs at relevant network events (physical & digital)
  • Talented at creating sales plans and business cases with clear commercial outcomes
  • Compelling influencing skills with internal and external stakeholders
  • Sound commercial acumen with an ability to negotiate
  • A real appetite for turning pipeline leads into new customers
  • Expert at developing strong partner relationships with different cultures and in varying geographies
  • A good understanding of the UK free range egg industry, competitors and customers
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Car owner and clean driving licence
  • The candidate must be passionate about food

If you are looking to join a growing family business with an amazing team and fantastic products, we would love to hear from you.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £25,000.00-£30,000.00 per year