Foodservice Sales Representative

Basic £20,000 (OTE £35,000) - Uncapped Commission
07 Dec 2018
07 Jan 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

We are looking for a dynamic sales individual with a proven track record in the foodservice industry (particularly fresh meat/dairy products) to join our expanding sales team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated individual to take control of developing new business within targeted sectors (on a rolling quarterly basis) throughout the midlands/three counties areas.

Main responsibilities:

  • Build relationships with potential customers in your target sector
  • Engage with potential customers and present our range of products
  • From given sector, identify potential customers, identify key decision makers, make appointments and follow through to conversion (hand over to the Business Development team).
  • Manage your own diary
  • Attend on-site sales meeting every Friday to present weekly report to Directors
  • Ensure monthly sales/conversion targets are met
  • Monitor market conditions within your designated sector together with customer/competitor behaviour and communicate to directors
  • Ensure smooth handover of converted customers to Business Development Lead.

What we’re looking for:

Candidates must have (and be able to demonstrate) the following skills:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated (as this role is predominantly based from home)
  • Ability to analyse and present data to customers and at a strategic level to directors
  • Be confident in presenting and talking to people
  • A keen interest in business and a desire to grow the role with the company
  • Full UK driver’s license
  • 3+ years sales experience with a proven track record
  • Fully conversant with Microsoft Office

What we’re offering:

  • Flexible working hours (based on a 40-hour week) – Note that you will be required to attend the head office on Friday morning for the weekly sales meeting.
  • Laptop
  • Phone
  • Mileage expenses
  • Pension scheme (on completion of probationary period)
  • Basic - £20,000 (OTE £35,000)
  • Attractive commission structure (Uncapped)
  • Commission paid via quarterly based bonus (based on customer retention combined with sales performance)
  • 28 days annual leave (to include bank holidays)

All applications must include a current CV together with a covering letter to include a personal statement about why you feel this position is for you (note that applications that do not include this will not be considered).





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