Sales Manager (Fresh Produce & Retail)

Pure Staff Ltd
£40000 - £50000/annum commissions
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An established and expanding import/ export business is seeking am individual to strengthen their established office. This client has growers all across the globe mainly in Europe and has other branches within those key areas to and are now looking for a;

Sales Manager

Ideally from a food biased, fresh produce or retailer background your main purpose will be to be responsible for the management and development of NEW customer sales / retail accounts.

The main duties and responsibilities will include:

* Managing and overseeing specific customers and create new sales accounts within the retail and multiples sectors
* Experience of overseas account management including both import and export channels
* Monitoring supply performance on a weekly/monthly basis vs. budget
* Experience in dealing with the large multiples i.e. Tesco, Waitrose, Morrisons and Asda
* Developing and maintaining strong and productive working relationships with customers whilst instilling confidence in the supply relationship

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and previous experience:

Previous experience and sound knowledge in managing accounts in the industries quoted above or closely selected sectors
Strong communication skills
Able to develop productive working relationships
A flexible, thorough and responsible approach to their work