Business Development Manager – Fluency in Mandarin language required

Summary

Job ref: 11840

Job Type: Sales & Development

Location: Dublin

Contract type: Permanent

Closing Date: 29 October 2020



Business Development Manager - Fluency in Mandarin language required

Musgrave is Ireland`s leading food retail and wholesale company. Our retail brands include SuperValu, Centra, Daybreak, and Mace in Northern Ireland. In addition, Musgrave MarketPlace is Ireland`s leading wholesale supplier to retail, foodservice and SMEs. We are continuously changing and expanding our brand portfolio, with more recent brands including Frank & Honest Coffee, La Rousse Foods and Drinks Inc. Our values are long-term stable relationships, achievement, not being greedy, honest, and working hard.  There are real progression opportunities within our business for those looking for a long term career.

 

Role purpose:

To grow and develop our Ethnic business within a defined territory

 

Key responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for achieving sales and margin targets to meet company budget objectives.
  • Provide support on the development of an Ethnic product range to meet our customer requirements.
  • Support to the MarketPlace team on developing a better knowledge & trends in the Ethnic market and customer base.
  • Ensure that all customers receive excellence in customer service while maintaining and establishing strong relationships that will add value to our customer proposition.
  • Working across the Marketing and Trading functions to optimise promotions and communications to our Ethnic customer base. 
  • Work closely with Branch Management teams to maximize growth within each territory.
  • Provide accurate and relevant information on competitor activity.
  • Maintain all accounts within Musgrave MarketPlace credit terms.
  • Maintain costs within allocated budgets through good time management, resource management and effective call patterns.
  • Complete all required sales administration as required.

 

 

The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Proven track record of sales and achieved measurable targets
  • Experience/knowledge in wholesale, foodservice/retail sales
  • In-depth knowledge of Ethnic market
  • Fluency in Mandarin language or Cantonese
  • Customer focused
  • Commercial acumen
  • Target orientated
  • Achievement orientated
  • Negotiation and influencing skills


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