Sales Director
Retail - Sales - FMCG Food / Drink

Job Title: 
Sales Director
Job Type: 
Job sector: 
FMCG Food / Drink
Base Salary: 
About this position: 

Our client is a sub £100m turnover British food group with a leading presence across Grocery, Foodservice & B2B markets and a range of Brand and Private label products. Due to a restructure they are looking to appoint a Sales Director


The Role: 


  • Reporting to the Managing Director and a key member of the Board you will design and deliver a commercial growth plan to increase profitable revenues across all channels in the UK and ROI.


  • Will lead and mentor a multifunctional team with 8+ direct reports across 2 primary manufacturing facilities, represent the business at a senior level and work closely alongside operational peers and customers to ensure group and joint business plans are achieved.


  • Will modernise relationships and leadership techniques both internal & external and represent the business at the senior level within customers organisations.
The Person: 
  • Degree educated with extensive experience in the UK food sector and the ability to prove you can add significant value to a similar sized business during a period of growth. Brand and P/L short shelf life food experience a distinct advantage.


  • You will have significant exposure to UK grocery customers with the ability to prove you can grow revenues through a collaborative approach including creating and delivering profitable long term agreements.


  • An excellent relationship builder and team leader with the skills to lead a broad commercial function and the gravitas to represent the business at the highest level