Food Service Business Development Manager

International Business Development Manager

 

Food Service Business Development Manager

Meatless Farm are a British company, based in Leeds centre and established in 2016.

Following 2 years of product development and research we recently launched into the market and have ambitious plans to build our brand into an international leader.

We have developed an amazing plant-based mince and burger patty loaded with taste and texture with a mission to help people reduce their meat consumption and make swapping easy. Have a look at meatlessfarm.com to find out more about us.

Due to business demands we have an exciting new role available for a full time, Food Service Business Development Manager to focus on the UK market. This role will be based predominantly at our Leeds offices, however, will involve extensive UK travel as business dictates.

Our culture here at the Meatless Farm is open, friendly and focussed. Our people have a natural passion and energy for all they are involved in and are looking for this role to compliment the team.

The Role:

  • Develop food service customers in target geographical areas and build effective relationships across all levels
  • Appoint and work with local distributors to ensure right first time on customer service
  • Alongside food service, the successful candidate will also need to develop casual dining and quick service restaurants sectors
  • Oversee and manage the full supply chain on new accounts
  • Research existing competitor markets and remain ahead of breakthrough innovations within the sector
  • Marketing and promotion of the Meatless Farm brand

This post will report direct to the Head of Food Service.

The Person:

Applicants will need to be currently operating within the food service sector for their application to be considered. You will need to be able to work independently as well as effectively communicate with both internal and external customers.

Applicants will need to meet the following:

  • Direct and current experience in a customer focussed food business development role.
  • Able to challenge the norm, embrace the possibilities and make informed decisions
  • Degree qualified (Business related) will be a distinct advantage
  • Experienced in leading and delivering projects- on time and in budget
  • People management skills including; effective leadership and first-rate communication skills
  • Effective relationship building with external partners including suppliers and distributors
  • Disciplined approach to project planning and stage-gate management
  • Fully IT literate, adaptable and highly organised/structured
  • Target driven, entrepreneurial and highly motivated

To Apply: Email recruitment@meatlessfarm.com

Closing Date: April 30th 2019

Website: meatlessfarm.com

 

International Business Development Manager

Meatless Farm are a British company, based in Leeds centre and established in 2016.

Following 2 years of product development and research we recently launched into the market and have ambitious plans to build our brand into an international leader.

We have developed an amazing plant-based mince and burger patty loaded with taste and texture with a mission to help people reduce their meat consumption and make swapping easy. Have a look at meatlessfarm.com to find out more about us.

Due to business demands we are looking to recruit a full time, International Business Development Manager to focus on the Middle East, Scandinavian and North African markets. This new role will be based predominantly at our Leeds offices, however, will involve extensive travel as business dictates.

Our culture here at the Meatless Farm is open, friendly and focussed. Our people have a natural passion and energy for all they are involved in and are looking for this role to compliment the team.

The Role:

  • Develop retail customers in target geographical areas and build effective relationships across all levels
  • Appoint and work with local distributors to ensure right first time on customer service
  • Alongside retail, the successful candidate will need to develop food service, casual dining and quick service restaurants sectors
  • Oversee and manage the full supply chain
  • Research existing competitor markets and remain ahead of breakthrough innovations within the sector
  • Marketing and promotion of the Meatless Farm brand
  • Liaison with local government agencies ensuring import criteria is achieved

This post will report direct to the Head of International Sales.

The Person:

Applicants will need to be currently operating within a customer focussed role for their application to be considered. You will be able to work independently as well as effectively communicate with colleagues remotely.

Applicants will need to meet the following:

  • Direct and current experience in a customer focussed business role.
  • Able to challenge the norm, embrace the possibilities and make informed decisions
  • Degree qualified (Business related) will be a distinct advantage
  • Experienced in leading and delivering projects- on time and in budget
  • People management skills including; effective leadership and first-rate communication skills
  • Effective relationship building with external partners including suppliers, retailers and distributors
  • Disciplined approach to project planning and stage-gate management
  • Fully IT literate, adaptable and highly organised/structured

To Apply: Email recruitment@meatlessfarm.com

Closing Date: April 30th 2019

Website: meatlessfarm.com