National Sales Manager UK, Chilled Food

Employer
Focus Management Consultants Ltd
Location
England
Salary
£65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Closing date
4 Oct 2019

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Function
Other Job Function, Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Location
England
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A European chilled food client is looking to build a UK business and need a senior Sales Manager - could this be you?

This National Sales Manager position is a business development role based from home in the UK working with major grocery retailers.

You will be the first person on the ground for the UK market, supported by a very successful and existing European business.

You will open up new UK retail channels and grow the business - your success will determine the growth of the team and the opportunity to become Country Manager or UK Sales Director in the future.

You will sell delicious branded products within chilled aisle and you will join a company who wants to support and reward their first recruit in the UK market.

The key to success will be your ability to open up communication with senior buyers across retailers from Coop and Booker through to Tesco and Waitrose. This product has proven its success already across continental Europe and now they are ready to invest in the strategy for full national distribution.

You will…
  • Have current experience within chilled food solutions
  • Have a proven record of accomplishment working with buying teams in grocery retail
  • Have a new business sales mentality and drive for success and demand results
  • Finally, you will be ambitious, have a strong work ethic and be happy to work autonomously in the UK
  • Be proactive and will demand results


The business is extremely focused on UK & Ireland as their next big growth market and are dedicated in the search to get the right person on board ASAP. They are available to interview at short notice and will move quickly to make a decision.

Please apply with your CV today or call me directly to discuss further.

Tel: +44 (0)1625 560778 REF. AJT895304

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Since 1990, Focus Management has been changing the face of food and drink recruitment. 

During this time we have excelled to become the sector's leading recruitment consultancy in both UK and international markets.

If you're a candidate looking for food industry jobs, you've come to the right place. If you're a food or drink business looking for new talent, let's talk.

We have a wealth of experience working closely with a diverse range of food and drink manufacturers, food retailers, ingredients companies and food service businesses. In addition to placing candidates into Manufacturing, Technical, Engineering, Product Development, Sales, Marketing, HR, Supply Chain and Purchasing functions, we have built entire teams for some of the largest blue chip food companies in the world today.

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