Sales Executive

Recruiter
Location
London / South East
Salary
£20,000 - £22,000 + bonus & car
Posted
12 Oct 2017
Closes
18 Oct 2017
Ref
61309
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Sales Executive

Job ref: 61309 | £20,000 - £22,000 + bonus & car allowance | London / South East

The company

This well-established and expanding business offer quality, innovative and authentic, affordable foods from throughout Europe. The business is now based in a new state of the art warehouse to facilitate their ongoing growth and ensure a top quality service to customers.

The job

Your role as Sales Executive is to identify business potential and develop a professional relationship through personal visits. Time split between new business and account management activities will be approximately 80% new business and 20% existing business.

You will significantly increase sales of company products within food distributors, wholesalers, cash & carry, contract caterers, food manufacturers and independent and chain restaurants. You will maintain the existing customer base, developing sales across the range as required as well as introducing new lines.

This role offers fantastic scope for progression, within 2-3 years you can expect to transition into a Sales Manager position as the company has expansive plans to enlarge the sales team.

Your experience

You will have good new business sales experience from within the food industry sector selling into wholesales, manufacturers, distributors etc.

You must possess an innate ability to ‘knock on doors’ and utilise your personal, friendly and positive approach. You will have excellent negotiation skills and be impactful and influential with a smart professional approach. You will be IT literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel. A full UK valid driving licence is essential.

More details

The Sales Executive job is a field based position covering the London / South East region and is paying £20,000 - £22,000 according to individual skills and previous experience plus commission, bonus, car allowance and laptop.

How to apply

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

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Emily Snaith, emily@b3jobs.co.uk quoting job reference 61309.

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