Our client is a global leader in multi-sector catering, specializing in out-of-home food service. With extensive experience in the industry, they aim to establish a prominent presence in the American airline and rail sectors.
As part of their growth strategy, our client is seeking a Director of Business Development based in Atlanta. This role requires a candidate with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, a collaborative mindset, and a passion for overcoming challenges.
Director of Business Development Job Opening Job Function:
Reporting to the Group CEO, the Director of Business Development will be responsible for driving the expansion of inflight and rail catering within the United States. They will work closely with an assistant, a junior analyst, and various matrix teams across departments such as legal, M&A, and marketing.
The director will also receive guidance from the group’s senior advisory team, who played a significant role in the company’s formation.
Director of Business Development Job Opening Responsibilities:
- Contribute to the development of the company’s strategy for expanding inflight and rail catering businesses in the United States.
- Drive the growth of the company’s inflight catering division by identifying and prospecting new airlines and airports.
- Develop a comprehensive understanding of the company’s offerings to identify potential business opportunities, including acquisitions and rail catering prospects.
- Prepare all necessary documentation for tender processes.
- Cultivate and nurture strong relationships with customers.
- Conduct market research to identify emerging trends and recommend new offerings to meet customer needs.
- Establish and manage strategic partnerships to foster business growth.
Director of Business Development Job Opening Benefits:
- Competitive salary + performance-based variable component.
- Profit-sharing schemes and employee stock purchase plan.
- Complementary health insurance coverage.
- Company car.
Director of Business Development Job Opening Candidate Profile:
- Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in inflight catering activities or catering for airlines.
- Reliable, highly motivated, well-organized, results-oriented, and customer-focused.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Based in Atlanta, USA.
- Willingness to travel within the USA.
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