Category Sales Manager

Plus One Personnel
£35,000 per annum
02 Sep 2017
15 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Category Sales Manager

Location: UK North Region

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 (OTE £52,000) plus car, laptop, mobile phone, 25 days holiday and pension.

Our client is a customer-focussed organisation who is a market leader in their industry, offering the most time-critical and comprehensive supply of quality goods and services to the market. An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Sales Manager to head up the northern region and continue to drive the business forward. This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual wanting to progress their opportunity and looking for future development opportunities.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Develop existing client account relationships to optimise profitability
  • Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction and account retention at all times
  • Identify key quantifiable opportunities for business development team
  • Develop added value solutions focused on continued growth
  • Introduce new lines and communicate discontinued stock
  • Liaise internally to monitor pricing strategies and minimise risk
  • Provide category training, insight and knowledge to wider sales teams
  • Visit customers with Account Managers to address specific issues or areas of concern
  • Accurately monitor and report monthly performance on individual category
  • Attend necessary tradeshows and conferences
  • Provide additional support for adhoc projects as required

Key Skills & Experience:

  • In-depth knowledge of fresh produce industry
  • Numerate and analytical with strong Excel skills and attention to detail
  • Confident communicator and excellent presentation skills
  • Target driven with the ability to deliver results
  • Expert influencer of internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience of working with FMCG accounts
  • Commercially aware and ethical approach to business

Additional Information:

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please submit an up-to-date CV including details about your current or most recent salary and your availability/notice period. You can also call Matthew on for a discreet and confidential discussion about the role.

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