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New Business Development Executive



Posted over 30 days ago...


Join the UK's fastest growing distributor for emerging brands


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£24000 - £30000

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Hybrid: London - Liverpool Street

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Expires at anytime

Mahalo is a food and drink distributor that curates the most exciting food & drink brands for the independent retail sector. Our customers are the loveliest people: owners of independent farm shops, modern grocers and delis across the country who all need help filling their shelves with great food and drink products. 

We’re looking for someone energetic with a great, can-do attitude to join our close knit team and help us grow. We’re a female led, all female team based in London. Our offices are in Liverpool Street and we’re a hybrid team working from home for three days a week and going into the office twice a week.

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What will you be doing?

  • Actively growing turnover by identifying new business opportunities
  • Driving the start of the sales process and generating sales over the phone and by email
  • Visiting the finest farm shops and delis to build relationships and bring new customers on board

Who are we looking for?

We’re looking for someone passionate about people, food and supporting independent businesses. If you’ve got a great entrepreneurial spirit and love building relationships with the loveliest independent grocers, delis and farm shops, we’d love to hear from you.

In particular, we’re looking for someone who is:

  • Great at making an impression on the phone and loves chatting to new people
  • A proactive self starter who loves being busy and thinking on your feet
  • A fast problem solver who thrives on giving your customers the best experience
  • A team player who loves getting stuck in and making things happen
  • Tech savvy - comfortable using web apps, email and social media
  • Goal driven and focused on meeting sales targets

Ideal but not essential:

  • Experience in working in the food & drink industry - maybe you’re a cafe, pub or deli manager looking for your next opportunity or you’ve worked for a food and drink brand in a sales capacity before
  • Experience working in fast paced customer-facing roles

What we’re offering

  • A competitive starting salary & opportunities to progress
  • Full training in our systems and our unique sales process, so you know exactly how to delight our customers
  • Responsibility from day one to make your mark as part of a rapidly growing startup
  • Access to all Bread & Jam festivals, summits and socials - the largest community of food & drink producers in the UK
  • Tasting products from new and emerging food & drink brands
  • Team lunches and Meet The Supplier events

How to apply

Please hit APPLY to send us your CV and tell us in a few short sentences why you’d be a great fit for the Mahalo team.

Deadline for applications

We will be interviewing throughout the process as candidates come in, so please apply as soon as you can to be considered.


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