Lyndsey Allen

Lyndsey Allen

Area Sales Manager, Brakes Group

Location
London, United Kingdom
Industry
Consumer Goods

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Lyndsey Allen's Overview

Current
  • Business Development Manager at Revelation Catering Equipment
Past
Education
  • BOKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL
Connections

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Lyndsey Allen's Summary

Our aim at Revelation Catering Equipment is to be recognised as the company that sets the trends and leads from the front in the supply of quirky & trendy catering equipment - both light and heavy.

We are constantly looking at developing our bespoke range of products which are designed to solve a problem and create a fuss.

The thing we like to do most is listen to our customers and build on a relationship based on trust, sound advice and quality of products at an affordable price.

This is where we truly lead and others follow.. our imaginative design and build service - we can take a commercial restaurant / kitchen and turn it into something very special which is delivered by a group of professionals with exceptional service skills.

Lyndsey Allen's Experience

Business Development Manager

Revelation Catering Equipment

August 2013Present (1 year 2 months)

Area Sales Executive

IAWS

Public Company; 501-1000 employees; YZA; Food & Beverages industry

March 2012July 2013 (1 year 5 months) london, united kingdom

National Accounts Manager

The Hain Celestial Group

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; HAIN; Consumer Goods industry

October 2008August 2011 (2 years 11 months)

Manage several contract caterers such as Elior and Charlton
House, travel customers and a mixture of others from a diverse client base.
Building strong relationships with customers and growing business.
Negotiating terms of contracts with buyers.
Liaising with area/operations managers to grow sales, and visiting sites to ensure everything is running smoothly and being their link to our business.
Conducting tasting sessions and presenting to both our clients and end users.
Compiling and analysing detailed sales tracking and statistical reports, and providing them for clients.
Responsible for handling and resolving escalated customer issues.
Generating new business through cold calling, completing tenders and online auctions, using contacts within the industry, and attending exhibitions and trade shows.
Coordinating all communication with customers, from menu changes to new marketing materials and customer surveys.
Managed the issue and set up of complex pricing matrix for 3 menu changes a year.
Part of team which appraises and launches new products.
Key member of most internal project teams, e.g. recently involved in creating a national distribution solution, and moving production and operations from one location to another.
Indirectly manage a team of 6 telesales.

Lyndsey Allen's Skills & Expertise

  1. Food Industry
  2. Training
  3. Food
  4. FMCG
  5. Management
  6. Team Management
  7. Negotiation
  8. Marketing
  9. New Business Development
  10. Human Resources
  11. Product Development
  12. Sales
  13. Sourcing
  14. Customer Service
  15. Key Account Management
  16. Business Development
  17. Key Account Development
  18. Cold Calling

Lyndsey Allen's Education

BOKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL

English; Afrikaans Mathematics Biology Business-Economics Home-Economics

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