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Business Development Executive - Cheltenham

Job Title: Business Development Executive

Salary: £12,350 Per Annum

Contract Type: Temporary, Part -time

Contracted hours: 25 hours per week (5 days out of 7)

Working Days: Monday to Friday

Shift Pattern: 5 hour shifts, Days

Location: Cheltenham

Benefits: View our Employee Benefits leaflet.

About Creed:
Creed is a family business, established in 1972, which is ambitious with it's growth within the industry. We deliver a great range of multi-temperature food products, including our butchery and fresh ranges to caterers across the country from our offices in Cheltenham, Ilkeston & High Wycombe. It's a great place to be and we are proud of our role in supporting our local community. We are dedicated to creating a great place to work, with great people and in 2020 were listed by Sunday Times as one of the top 100 companies to work for, having achieved a “two star” status with best companies. Our people are committed to our values, choose their attitude and focus on the needs of the customer. They work hard and are committed to providing a great service but want to have some fun and development along the way. Our employees often get involved in charity events, attend the company conversations, put forward their ideas for improvement and contribute in the team briefings. Our core business values are being: Commercial, Proud, Friendly and Nurturing.


Role Details:

To identify and prospect potential freetrade customers with in our core areas. To work with BDM team on targeting customers within a geographical defined area and arrange follow up sales meetings.

Some responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Achieve and exceed prospecting targets for defined areas.

  • Maximise route planning efficiencies for BDM’s follow up sales call.

  • Support BDM to win & grow new business.

  • All administration including pipelines, journey plans, CRM and weekly reports.


The Ideal Candidate:

To be eligible for this position you must be aged between 16 and 24, currently claiming Universal Credit and referred to us by your employability support officer. 

It is essential that you have the following: 

  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude.

  • Desire to learn new skills.

  • Friendly positive attitude.

  • Clean Driving Licence and own car.

Within this role you will gain sales experience, working with customers face to face and over the phone, you will also gain administration experience and  develop a full understanding of Outlook diary bookings. You will learn to establish rapport, build relationships and manage stakeholders both internally and externally at Creed to achieve the best results for our customers.

You will also learn how to use a variety of systems including Vecta (Sales Reporting), Accord (Stock Management), and Microsoft Office 365. You will also develop communication, interpersonal, stakeholder management and relationship building skills, gaining demonstrable experience maintain good working relationships with internal and external customers, including suppliers.

Apply now if you want to develop the skills and gain the experience that you need to persue a career in Sales.

To apply for this position, you need to meet the eligibility criteria for Kickstart placements and be referred to us by the Department for Work and Pensions.


We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age, as outlined in our equal opportunities policy.