UK Head Of Sales - Home based - Ideal candidate around the M5

Recruiter
DR Newitt
Location
Based around the m5
Salary
£55,000 + Bonus + Package
Posted
14 Mar 2019
Closes
14 Apr 2019
Ref
TM38160
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

UK Head Of Sales – Food Manufacturing Company - Based around the M5

Company

Our client is a well-established food manufacturing company, and due to company growth, They are looking for a head of sales to lead their Commercial team. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career in a head of sales position with a very successful company which come with attractive benefits.

Role

  • Manage & Develop Major Foodservice accounts in-line with company’s margin targets.
  • Develop and implement UK sales strategy.
  • Understand your market to a detailed level and make key decisions based on this knowledge including trends within the market place and activity of competitors.
  • Provide market insights, feedback for new product development and marketing strategy
  • Provide accurate and timely sales forecast
  • Support the maintenance and development of the company’s image and reputation at trade events and demos.
  • Organizing special in store promotions, displays & events.
  • Support where needed on developing leads.
  • Analyze data figures to understand client performance.
  • Communicate performance with the team – sales exec's

Person

  • Sales leader who likes a challenge
  • Experience supplying into the major retail accounts ( SNAM / NAM level ) ( essential )
  • The ideal candidate would be from a food manufacturing background
  • Excellent financial and commercial awareness
  • Ability to effectively network with key figures in the FMCG industry with strong communication skills
  • Ability to be proactive and flexible in your working approach
  • Strong IT and presentation skills
  • Previous man management experience

Package

£50,000 + bonus + CC/CA + great package

If you would like to apply for this position please send you’re most recent up to date CV to thomas.mcglinchey@drnewitt.com.  Alternatively if you would like to find out more about the role please call Thomas McGlinchey on 0161 833 0181.

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