Senior Sales/ Business Development Manager
Sales - FMCG / Consumer Goods - FMCG Food / Drink
£60K - £75K

Job Title: 
Senior Sales/ Business Development Manager
Job Type: 
Manager
Job sector: 
Sales
FMCG / Consumer Goods
FMCG Food / Drink
Location: 
UK
Base Salary: 
£60K - £75K
Bonus: 
Full executive package including up to 40% bonus
Hours: 
Permanent
Close date: 
Friday, 5 June, 2020
reference: 
BSD/896/33
About this position: 

Our client is a leading International supplier of Brand and Private label chilled foods with an established and enviable UK customer base across Retail, Foodservice & B2B channels. They are looking to appoint a senior sales executive to lead and further develop their business in the UK market.

The Role: 
  • Reporting directly to an internationally based board of directors, you will represent the business in the UK across all sales channels where you will focus on retaining existing accounts whilst constantly seeking new opportunities.

 

  • A hands-on and highly autonomous role, you will work closely alongside group level peers across a variety of functions to support sales growth and to ensure exceptional UK customer service levels are maintained.

 

  • Will actively engage with and establish key relationships with existing and new/ potential customers across the UK at variety of levels.
The Person: 
  • Commercially astute with the ability to prove you can increase sales in the UK food sector. Previous multichannel (Retail, Discount, Foodservice, B2B) customer exposure is desirable however not essential.

 

  • Excellent customer facing communication and negotiation skills with the gravitas to represent the company and build strong relationships at a senior level to increase commercial performance.

 

  • A highly motivated self-starter comfortable operating in a hands-on role with a deep desire to achieve both commercial and personal success. You will be keen to take ownership and represent a successful European brand/ business in the UK.