Job Details

  • Reference No.DS/1674
  • DepartmentViVAS
  • Hours per Week37.5
  • LocationNottingham
  • Grade8
  • Reporting toHead of ViVAS Marketing
  • Closing Date02/04/2018 12:00 am
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Category Development Manager – Nottingham

There’s every chance you’ll have eaten our food, so why not share our success and come and work for us? Bidfood is a leading wholesale food distributor and the preferred supplier for over 60,000 customers across the UK, ranging from pubs to schools, from restaurants to care homes and everything in between.

The Category Development Manager (Telemarketing) is responsible for the development of ViVAS products within the Bidfood customer base. They will be tasked with carrying out supplier campaigns and working through call lists to increase the penetration of ViVAS products within the Bidfood customer base.

Main tasks and accountabilities include developing current ViVAS customers existing alcohol range, recommending new products and giving advice on how to sell them. The candidate should have a good knowledge of the wine, beers & spirits industry in the on-trade knowing what trends to look out for and being able to identify gaps. They must be able to interact well with suppliers and supply feedback on campaigns after completion.

Candidate must be confident in using Microsoft Excel; comfortable with sorting, V-Look Ups, Index Matching and Pivot tables. The candidate must also be self-motivated, organised and able to work towards targets. Has a passion for drinks and making wine more accessible to everyone.

If this is you, we look forward to hearing from you.


Pension, 25 days holiday per year (plus public holidays), healthcare cash plan, childcare vouchers, personal accident insurance, employee discounts, free parking.


To apply please send your CV with a covering letter, including the reference DS/1674 to:
Name and job title: Matt Towe, Head of ViVAS Marketing

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