Coffee Business Development Manager

at Unic Coffee

Date Posted:
21 Sep
London, GB
Job Type:
40000.0 - 45000.0
Salary Type:

Summary of Position:

· To plan, carry out and take responsibility for sales activities as well as to maintain and develop sales of Green Coffee in accordance with agreed business plans.

· To develop and implement effective and focus sales strategies of Specialty coffee.

Primary Responsibilities

· To lead Unic Coffee’s Strategy implementation and launch.

· Maintain relationships within the coffee community and with coffee buyers/Roaster/Coffee Shops and Online sales to meet sales targets within the company marketing plan.

· To develop and maintain a computerized customer database.

· To take responsibility for the technical and professional development of sales.

· Promote positive customer experience

· Maintain solid and effective relationships with all our customers.

· Maintain the right-sized inventory to minimize working capital.

· Support commercial and sustainability teams in managing cost models, open book contracts and origin projects.

· To develop and maintain a computerized customer database

· To manage account services and resolve client concerns

· To present and sell our green coffee to new clients in the UK.

· To monitor and report on sales activities and provide relevant management information

· To respond to and follow up on sales enquiries, new leads, and referrals

· To prepare presentations and proposals

· To establish, maintain and develop current and potential client relationships

· To work within sales budgets


· Demonstrable expertise in the Coffee Sector

· Proficient at green coffee evaluation from both and sensory and grading perspective,

· To have a good understanding of buying principles and appreciation of coffee markets

· Experience with futures market trading and trend analysis

· Demonstrate strategic thinking and thought leadership

· Meeting and presentation skills

· Customer service focus

· Costing and Budget understanding

· Project Management.