Business Development Manager X 2 - Catering + Education

Job Ref: JO-2208-34432_1659364967
Sector: Office
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 01 August 2022
  • Newbury, Berkshire Newbury Berkshire South East rg141dj
  • Blue Arrow
Blue Arrow


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Do you have sales experience within the hospitality and catering industry? Would you like to work for one of the leading providers of catering and support services to Independent Schools in the UK?

We are looking for two passionate Business development managers to join a well respected contract catering company based across the UK.


There will be travel throughout England, therefore flexibility is required. We have not stipulated a geographical area at this moment in time as we are looking for the right individual to join the team.

The role

  • Selling to education clients in the independent school sector
  • Lead and manage the bidding process, closing multiple tenders and new business proposals to achieve an annual sales target
  • Learn and follow a defined sales process, from the initial first appointment with a client through to contract negotiations and signature.

  • Successfully build and manage relationships with multiple stakeholders both inside and outside of the business and form a close relationship with the operations teams

Who are we looking for?

  • Previous sales experience of a similar sector or service provision
  • Target focused
  • Knowledge of selling contracted services within foodservice, retail and/or facilities management industrie
  • Highly literate and numerate
  • IT and computer literate
  • Proven track record of exceeding sales targets
  • Experience of managing the end-to-end sales process
  • Development and delivery of a sales strategy that maximises potential sales and profitability. The system will encompass: completion of the commercial models (client and Compass), resources, allocation of responsibilities, process monitoring, approvals and data security.
  • Proposing and gaining agreement for tender submissions that cover the needs and expectations of all internal and external stakeholders
  • Reporting the performance of the Sales Team submissions and the provision of management recommendations to meet KPI targets


Salary is dependent on level and ability:

£50 - 55K for Business Development Manager

£60 - 70K for Senior Business Development Mananger

  • Excellent Commission
  • Car

If you are interested and would like to find out more about this role, please call Laura at Newbury Blue Arrow T: 01635 34949, email or apply online
You must be eligible to live and work in the UK at the time of application
Blue Arrow currently has an extensive range of temporary and permanent roles. See our website or get in touch for more details.

01/09/2022 14:42:47
GBP 50000.00 50000.00

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