Sales Director
Retail - Sales - FMCG Food / Drink
£140k

Job Title: 
Sales Director
Job Type: 
Director
Job sector: 
Retail
Sales
FMCG Food / Drink
Location: 
UK
Base Salary: 
£140k
Hours: 
Permanent
reference: 
SD/896/99
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