Since 1981 Franchise Development Services (FDS) has been recognised as a world leader in providing a total range of services to the national and international franchise market. Originating in the United Kingdom, the company now has seven offices covering the UK, Europe, and Australia. FDS produces various franchise publications in printed, online, digital and App format. The FDS method of Business Format Franchising has proved to be practical and profitable for hundreds of clients throughout the United Kingdom and worldwide. It has also helped more than 10,000 people to own and operate a franchise.
FDS is so confident in the franchise model that it has franchised its own business, and as part of the expansion programme is now looking for successful business people to join its network as franchised Sales Consultants
The role of an FDS Sales Consultant
The role of the FDS Sales Consultant will be to contact owners of successful businesses that could expand by franchising, explaining and selling to them the FDS consultancy programme. This analyses and evaluates the work needed to franchise the business and produces an outline franchise development programme, leading to a full franchise work programme.
The FDS Sales Consultant will then work with an FDS Franchise Consultant in delivering the consultancy programme.
The main duties of the FDS Sales Consultant will include:
Contacting potential and existing franchisors in your immediate post code area
Selling the range of FDS consultancy services, and working with the Franchise Consultant in delivering the consultancy programme
Holding seminars with banks, Chambers of Commerce and other appropriate organisations on How to Successfully Franchise Your Business
Direct introductions to prospective franchisors
Helping prospective franchise owners to find their ideal franchise
Encouraging businesses to consider exporting by franchising
The franchise package
FDS is fully committed to providing its franchise owners with full training and support. The FDS Sales Consultants franchise package will include:
The right to use the Franchise Development Services trade name, trade and service marks, and all literature and other material protected by copyright.
The right to operate the franchise as agreed.
Initial training, which includes a comprehensive training and familiarisation programme at FDS head office.
On-going training, which includes assistance in establishing and operating the business to ensure a successful launch.
Further training can be provided as required to become an FDS Franchise Consultant.
The supply of stationery, forms, manuals, advertising and promotional material, access to software programmes, approved brochures, and copies of the relevant FDS publications.
Initial marketing launch in the area and on-going marketing.
Assistance from FDS head office executives as required.
A generous share of the fees paid by the client.