Sales Manager - Food

Recruiter
WR Transport & Logistics
Location
Bristol
Salary
£30000 - £35000/annum Benefits package
Posted
17 Jun 2017
Closes
17 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sales Manager - £35K+ - Foodservice

Sales Manager required for a Foodservice brand based in Bristol
Sales Manager MUST have external sales experience in the Foodservice industry.

Territory to cover :

South and West Wales, Bristol , Weston, Bath, Gloucester and Swindon, reporting to Chepstow

Package :

£30K - £35K, Bonus, Company Car, 25 days holiday, Pension, Healthcare Cash Plan,
Childcare Vouchers, Employee Discounts,

The Role:
"This team play an essential role in developing the key accounts which is focused on Healthcare, Schools and Universities, Pub retailers, Hotels and Restaurants and Consortia accounts which are supplied via the Wholesale Division."
Management of Customer base and achievement of budgeted sales and cash targets within a Geographic area
To nurture and develop customer accounts, including Group accounts, to maximise the full business potential
To negotiate customer specific over-riding discounts, rebates, and manufacturer support agreements / costs
To work closely with Regional Partners and through liaison with Wholesale stakeholders and account head office negotiations to deliver agreed business objectives and to exceed budget expectations.

Requirements :

Proven track record in new business wins and management of accounts
Driven, positive, self-motivated, ambitious individual
Strong organisational and account management skills
Preferred experience in a field sales/ National Accounts role
Experience of food and/or product sales (either foodservice, retail, supply side)
Excellent understanding of foodservice industry,
Excellent customer knowledge and contacts in order to deliver new opportunities
Competent in using technology
Skill and experience at building strong relationships with customers
Exceptional selling and influencing skills
Strong communication, negotiation and presentation skills
Full UK licence and happy to travel

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