Business Development Manager

The Advocate Group
10 Jun 2024
11 Jun 2024
Job Title
Business Partner
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Development Manager

Cambridge – with international travel required

Negotiable salary

The Advocate Group is excited to partner with a world–leading spirits brand, who have been supplying the household brands of the drinks industry for over 40 years. The business designs and produces bespoke products, supplying both distilleries and the hospitality world.

As the Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for visiting and engaging with distilleries across England and Wales to supply premium bar and glassware. In addition, you will be part of a wider account team looking after one of the largest spirit companies globally.


  • Cultivate and nurture robust relationships with key clients and industry partners, harnessing existing networks while actively exploring fresh opportunities for collaboration and partnership.
  • Approach large & small distilleries, understand thier business needs and introduce a bespoke product range to support their sales.
  • Oversee the entire sales process, from prospecting, to contract negotiation and closure, ensuring a seamless and efficient experience for clients.
  • Collaborate closely with cross–functional teams, including supply chain, product development, and account management, to ensure alignment of sales strategies with corporate objectives.


  • Highly experienced in new business development & account management, able to maintain and develop exisiting business.
  • Ability to foster lasting relationships with key stakeholders in target clients.
  • Experience in B2B from a similar business in either bespoke products or the drinks industry.
  • Readiness to travel, ability to work in flexible timings and across different time–zones.
  • Excellent presentation skills, both in person and virtually.

If you're interested in this position, please get in touch with Joanna at the Advocate Group or APPLY NOW to be considered for this exciting vacancy.

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The Advocate Group is a leading recruitment partner, based in the UK, to the FMCG and consumer product sectors. 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.

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