Head of Sales-FMCG Food to go concept

Recruiter
CORECRUITMENT
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
£50,000 per annum
Posted
02 Sep 2017
Closes
23 Sep 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Sales-FMCG food to go concept

Homebased

£50,000-£60,000 plus competitive commission & package

We are looking for an energetic, proactive and experienced sales professional to assist the business with its ambitious plans for expansion for their food to go concept.

This is an immediate requirement for a target driven, outgoing and creative sales person to grow and develop business to the business food to go arm.

In short, selling large quantities of the company’s product-sandwiches and hot food to go to other food service providers! (travel retail, high street convenience & QSR’s). A unique opportunity to make a real impact at an exciting and rapidly growing brand.

It is essential you have experience in winning new business and developing meaningful relationships within QSR or Travel retail sectors

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Business Development –Actively pursuing new sales opportunities and following up leads to deliver business targets
  • Account Management – Ensuring the company is maximising all sales opportunities with our existing QSR/Travel retail client base and continuing to provide excellent service and support
  • Development of the company’s food proposition and support infrastructure
  • Deliver sales plan, providing opportunities to bid for and win major contracts with significant scale via the team and own efforts
  • Reporting to and working closely with the Sales Director, this role is to lead and develop the company’s national account activity, ensuring effective leadership, existing account management and new business growth
  • Emphasis on ensuring consistent, profitable growth in sales revenues through positive planning is also essential

Desired skills:

  • A passion for selling and negotiating – you are confident, outgoing and love meeting new people, you find targets motivating
  • Personable and Engaging - your goal is to build strong relationships and open doors to more (and bigger) sales opportunities in the world of foodservice.
  • Strong organisational skills – you will be managing your own diary and reacting to opportunities as they arise
  • Creative and entrepreneurial flair – proactively seeks to develop and improve the business every day. A ‘can do’ approach!

Essential experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 successful years’ sales experience in a similar role
  • Experience in winning new business and developing meaningful relationships within QSR or Travel retail sectors
  • A good understanding of the foodservice wholesale sector
  • Drive, determination and commitment to get things done
  • Confident, with a high level of self-motivation, possessing the ability to work to own initiative and possessing a hands-on attitude
  • Ability to work well with others, network and build relationships and to have a strong impact on performance within the organisation

If this sounds like your dream job then please get in contact today!

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