We’re looking for a talented BD Manager to join our team!

Position: BD Manager, London

Reports to: Head of BD, London

Location: Forward Fooding Innovation hub, White City, London

About Forward Fooding
Forward Fooding is the world’s first collaborative platform for the food and beverage industry. We believe entrepreneurship can make a difference in solving some of biggest issues that are affecting our current food system that’s why at Forward Fooding we are passionate about fostering food innovation by connecting food and foodtech entrepreneurs with the most relevant partners for their ventures. To learn more visit: www.forwardfooding.com

About the role:
There is great potential for personal and professional development for talented and motivated individuals. We’re looking for people who want to be part of Forward Fooding’s next growth chapter as a young and dynamic organization and be part of its exciting future. The company is populated with young and entrepreneurial creative individuals that form the core of our team. We work hard but enjoy our work and find time to make it fun.

What you will be in charge of:

  • Developing an outstanding strategy and implement a proactive process for promoting Forward Fooding's latest program
  • Perfect and master the pitch deck for approaching existing and prospective customers
  • Building strong customers' pipeline, prioritise leads and report all information into a digital tracker (highlighting acquisition channels)
  • Turning CRM data into exceptionable insights to approach existing/new leads
  • Identifying and leveraging new tech tools to increase lead generations
  • Heading up events & workshops within our Food & FoodTech Innovation Hub (hub.forwardfooding.com) to provide additional engagement opportunities with our existing and prospective customers

Required skills and experience for the role: 
- 3-5+ years in BD role (innovation consultancy or equivalent) 
- Recent and direct experience in sales/marketing 
- Passionate about food Innovation and continuous improvement of our food system 
- Initiative to research and uncover new methods and approaches (growth hacking) 
- Superior attention to details, organizational skills, and a positive, energetic attitude 
- Experience using different tech tools for improving sales effectiveness (eg. CRM, lead generation tools)

So you know what we need, now a little more about who you are: 
@ Organised, numeric and systematic in all of your work 
@ You're excited by new challenges every day 
@ You're a self-starter who can deliver with minimum guidance and support 
@ You're passionate about food innovation, food&beverage-related startups, and obsessed about learning the latest about FoodTech

This sounds like exactly the sort of challenge I have been waiting for! So what now?

Should the above sound like you then apply 👉 here

The Forward Fooding Team