Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager.
Can you implement the sales strategy to deliver the long-term objectives of the business.
Have you managed the new business processes from enquiry through negotiation, offer, and acceptance.
Can you develop and review account plans for current and potential key customers.

MacGregor Black is partnering with an established Food Manufacturer on the search for a Business Development Manager. This is a permanent, hybrid role.
Key Responsibilities.

  • Support the wider commercial function (BD, NPD, Sales, Procurement).
  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date CRM tool.
  • Develop and review account plans for current and potential key customers.
  • Maintain and present the commercial activity tracker at biweekly sales meetings.
  • Regularly review sales performance against the plan and take corrective action as needed.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports for internal and external use.
  • Develop multi-level relationships with potential customers.
  • Develop suitable marketing tools including presentations, exhibitions, and promotional activities.
  • Promote cooperation and teamwork with other departments.
  • Ensure enquiries are dealt with promptly and accurately, driving progress towards order conversion.


  • Educated to Degree Level with min. 2 years’ experience in a similar BDM role and 3-5 years’ experience in the food industry.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate, present, and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Proven track record of successfully hunting and converting new business.
  • Experience in cradle-to-grave project management.
  •  Excellent understanding of the types of packaging technologies March Foods operates.

Our Offer.

  • Salary circa £45k with bonus potential.
  • Generous annual leave and benefits package
  • Hybrid working arrangement (home-based with required travel).

Please contact Nic Graham today for further information.


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Nicholas Graham

Nicholas Graham

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