Business Development / Project Manager

Location
Swindon, Wiltshire
Salary
£25,000 per annum
Posted
28 Nov 2017
Closes
24 Dec 2017
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Summary

My client provide design, consultancy, equipment supply, installation and project management services for commercial kitchens and bars. They are recruiting for a permanent Business Development / Project Manager, with knowledge and experience of the commercial catering equipment industry.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop new business via ABI, Glenigan, own contacts, cold calling and sell to potential clients
  • Network to promote the company and create new business.
  • Meet and exceed all agreed sales targets set by the company director.
  • Manage projects through to completion including attending site meetings and liaising with other contractors/ installers.
  • Maintain and accurately keep updated customer records.
  • Efficiently respond to all customer enquiries in a polite and timely manner.
  • Create and prepare accurate catering proposals for potential clients.
  • Create marketing literature.
  • Provide monthly feedback to the director on sales targets and new clients.
  • Provide weekly and monthly sales activity reports.
  • Develop and deliver sales presentations to potential clients.
  • Attend trade shows as and when required.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience or knowledge of the catering/equipment/hospitality industry is essential.
  • Confident in selling and networking.
  • Responsible and organised.
  • Able to self motivate and understand targets for the next 6 months and work towards achieving these.
  • Strong communicator.
  • Creative.
  • Has a positive attitude.
  • Uses initiative.
  • Able to multi task.
  • Personable attitude.
  • Able to travel with use of own vehicle.
  • Adopt a flexible approach to working hours as required by the business.

Salary:£25,000pa + commission.

Please apply online with your up to date CV.