Commercial Sales Manager

b3 jobs
London / South East
£40,000 - £55,000 + bonus
04 Sep 2017
25 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Commercial Sales Manager

Job ref: 61228 | £40,000 - £55,000 + bonus | London / South East

The company

You will be working for an independent and reputable manufacturer of premium, quality products. The key focus of the business is to supply their customers with excellent service at competitive prices.

The job

This is a unique opportunity to take direction of a successful and profitable food manufacturer as if your own. You will essentially be running the business alongside the Production Director to ensure the company retains its reputation for innovative, niche products with a highly reputable service level.

The company is seeking an accomplished salesperson with all round knowledge of the food production environment. Your prime role is to seek new opportunities and distribution routes for existing product lines. In addition, you will be a key influence in determining the direction of the business including new product lines, recommending product pricing and promotional activity as well as extending the distribution channels for our products.

Your experience

You will be a positive, confident, experienced salesperson with a strong account handling track record within the foodservice and catering market with considerable knowledge of and good contacts in the restaurant, casual dining, fast casual dining and food distribution sectors.  The individual needs to either be a graduate or have a proven education and strong literacy capability. A positive approach to financial awareness with a strong level of numeracy is essential as margins, gross profitability and break-even analysis will be part of the KPI targets set. A full UK valid driving licence is also essential.

More details

The Commercial Sales Manager job is based in the London / South East region and is paying a starting salary of £40,000 - £55,000 plus up to 25% business performance related bonus. The remuneration package also has a view to increase as you develop both new and existing business.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Commercial Sales Manager job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Suzy Standen-Payne, quoting job reference 61228.

What happens next

After applying for jobs, we will call you for a confidential chat to discuss the full job details and your requirements within 24 hours on the assumption your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK.  All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing.  We cover all job levels including Managers, Technologists, Technicians, Managers, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

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