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Field Sales

Protea Recruitment Ltd
Leeds, West Yorkshire
£30-40K + £5K car allowance
Closing date
2 May 2024

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Contract Type
Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Protea Recruitment is working with a well-known Food Manufacturer near Leeds who is looking for someone within field sales to join their team. 

Title: Field Sales

Location: Leeds

Industry: Food

Product:  Frozen

Package: £30-40K + £5K car allowance

The Role

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Field Sales Representative to drive sales and revenue growth in their assigned territory. The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining strong relationships with wholesale partners, distributors, and other key stakeholders. This role requires a deep understanding of the food industry, excellent communication skills, and a proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales targets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute a strategic sales plan to achieve sales targets and expand market share in the assigned territory.
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities by prospecting and cold calling on potential customers, including specialty food retailers, and food-service establishments.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with existing customers to ensure customer satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to develop promotional strategies, including product displays, demos, and advertising campaigns, to drive brand awareness and increase sales.
  • Provide product training and education to customers and their staff to ensure proper handling, storage, and merchandising of our products.
  • Monitor market trends, competitor activities, and customer feedback to identify opportunities for product innovation and improvement.
  • Prepare regular sales reports, forecasts, and budgets, and provide feedback to management on sales performance, market trends, and customer needs.
  • Represent the company at industry events, and customer meetings to promote our products and services effectively.

Experience Required

  • Two years experience working in Sales
  • Relevant degree or qualification
  • Driving licence (as the job will be heavily on the road and commuting between stores and site)
  • Experience within a wholesale environment

No sponsorship option available.

For more information about this vacancy, please apply or contact Natasha at 0131 573 8473


A fresh approach to recruitment

​With a direct approach to recruitment, we Focus on the Food | Drinks | and FMCG sectors.

Our company's success has been built on the understanding that every business and candidate is unique; partnering with our clients, we focus on the culture fit, which is as important as matching a candidate's skills.

 Working with SME and Blue-chip businesses, from factory start-ups to replacing critical positions, our tailor-made services offer a bespoke recruitment solution for Full-Time, Interim and Fixed Term Contracts, from mid-level to board-level recruitment across all recruiting disciplines. 

Recruiting across Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, EU, MENA, Africa, and other countries worldwide, we are the recruitment partner for you for the Food / Drinks manufacturing sector.

For your perfect job or hire, don't hesitate to contact or call Matt on 0131 378 2530


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4 Lochside Way, Park
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