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Technical Sales Manager

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Excellent Employee Package
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Contract Type
Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Techical Sales Manager

£65,000 - £68,000 + bonus
Food Manufacturing
Job ref: 8654

The company

Established over 20 years ago, this company has built a reputation as food experts. Whether it is food sourcing, research driven product development or competitive market positioning, they take pride in their achievements.  They very much focus on their belief that food is first and foremost about people.

About the Technical Sales Manager job

The purpose of your role will be to proactively manage key accounts which includes client visits, identifying gaps and resolving product issues raised.

Key tasks

  • Identify customer needs and opportunities to maintain and expand the business. Organise and lead sales meetings, trade events, and review sessions to improve the team's performance.
  • Have a technical understanding of the technical requirements of  the food manufacturers processes and the product being sold.
  • Conduct competitor and market research to enhance competitive advantage. Successfully drive growth in both turnover and profitability.

About You

The successful candidate should have a proven food manufacturing sales background of at least 10 years selling to the industrial sector, with a strategic approach to sales and a customer focused approach to sales as well as a consistent professionalism. At least 5 years managerial experience managing a team of 3 or more salespeople selling product throughout the UK and a good technical knowledge for products and processes.

  • Motivated and industrious self-starter and the ability to motivate, develop and coach a sales team.
  • Would relish the opportunity of starting a sales team and growing sales from the ground up.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills at all levels and excellent organisational skills.
  • Have flexibility for travel where necessary.

More details

The Technical Sales Manager job is a homebased role with a salary range of £65,000 - £68,000 + bonus, car, phone and laptop.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, office hours.

Alternate job titles

Business Development Executive | Business Development Manager | Sales Executive | Key Account Manager | National Account Manager | Sales Account Manager | Food Industry Sales Jobs | Food Commercial Jobs



Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
  • to give you friendly, ethical, honest and expert recruitment services
  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

For a full up to date list of our jobs, visit

Food Industry Graduates

If you are graduating soon and looking for your first job in food manufacturing, have a look at our Graduate Resource Hub on the b3 jobs website.

Here you will find everything you need to get started on searching for a new position, from CV and cover letter writing tips, sample food industry job descriptions, informative and entertaining blog posts, useful links and even live graduate vacancies you can apply for.

Company info
01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU

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