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Sales Manager

CPA Recruitment
Competitive Salary plus Bonus
Closing date
12 Nov 2021

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Contract Type
Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The Company.

This growing and ambitious privately owned food business who produce a range of luxury chilled / frozen products supplying to premium customers such as Waitrose, have exciting and significant growth plans for the next few year. This newly created position within the commercial team is pivotal to the successful delivery of this growth plans.

The Role.

  • Account Management – Responsible for managing the existing day to day Accounts and support with key projects on larger accounts, and drive year on year account growth.
  • New Business – Working closely with the Head of Sales in identifying and opening up new opportunities. This involves lead generation, managing pipeline, accurately reporting progress and forecasts.
  • Working with the NPD and Marketing teams to develop the business’s brands.
  • Accurately interpret, communicate and deliver sales forecast and pricing.
  • Communicate changes to all key stakeholders and attend meetings as and when requested.
  • Keeping up to date with product knowledge and industry trends, including competitive information and trends        

Person Specification.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in sales and account management within the retail sector.
  • Ability to lead sales discussions with a view to building long-term customer relationships.
  • Proven track record to grow accounts within the food industry.
  • Self-starter and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Organised with a keen eye for detail.
  • Strong commercial acumen with strengths in reporting, numeracy and budgeting.

Reference: FMW39585
To apply, in strict confidence, with a comprehensive CV, including salary details, quoting the reference and for the attention of Lisa Fox by e-mail to or call 020 8203 1000.
Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
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