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Business Development Account Manager


  • Business Development
  • Customer Service
  • Field Based
  • Hybrid Working
  • Sales

Closing date: Wednesday 6th September 2023

Job Details

Business Development Account Manager

Closing Date for Applicants:
Wednesday 6th September 2023


Do you have a passion for animal health? Are you a business development manager with 5+ years’  experience?
Are you target driven and possess “a can do” attitude?
Have you the ability to seek opportunities in new and existing accounts?

It is an exciting time to be joining this family business as I’Anson Holdings are investing over £30 million in a new, state of the art animal feed manufacturing plant which is due for completion in 2023/24. There is now an opportunity for a driven BDM manager to help deliver a positive return on this, the single largest investment in the business since creation in 1900.  

British Horse Feeds & The Golden Paste Company are divisions of I’Anson Holdings, a family business and one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of animal feedstuffs based in North Yorkshire. British Horse Feeds (BHF) known for its flagship product Speedi-Beet has a small range of equine feeds which are available in both the UK and overseas markets. The Golden Paste (GPC) Company specialise in natural turmeric based supplements and have a diverse range of products covering equine, pets and people.  
With a focus on sales and profitability, we are looking for a BDM that will seek opportunities in new and existing accounts for the Group. The successful candidate will oversee the national accounts for both divisions and contribute to sales to meet specific objectives and key results.

Responsibilities of the Business Development Manager include:

  • Effectively manage key accounts to increase sales and profitability

  • Ensure all strategic partnerships are successful and key metrics are achieved

  • Liaise with strategic decision makers to develop and deliver the sales strategy

  • Seek opportunities in new and existing accounts, including external alliances and partnerships

  • Adhere to business development and account management key development plans

  • Attend relevant industry shows, events and conferences

  • Work closely with key stakeholders including the marketing manager to deliver successful account plans

  • This is an expanding role

The successful candidate will have:

  • 5+ years’ of business development experience

  • Strong evidence of growing national account sales and profitability (animal health nutrition & FMCG experience an advantage)

  • Target driven and possess a “can do” attitude

  • Ability to work in a team driven environment

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Advanced IT Skills – Sound working knowledge of all Microsoft Office products

  • Current UK Driving licence

  • CRM experience (preferably HubSpot)

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Branca Gebbie –

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