Sales Executive (Food Ingredients)
Title: Sales Executive (Food Ingredients) - 1701-31
Status: Full-time/ Permanent role
Salary:UP TO £37,000 +Benefit
Location: The City, London
Key words: Food Ingredients/ products, Dairy products (Powdered Milk), Business development
An international trading company with partners throughout Europe and the rest of the world is looking for a Sales Executive of food ingredients and food products.
The right candidate for this job will be keen to maximize their knowledge within this field, hitting challenging business targets and objectives within his/her territory through aggressive marketing in predominately Dairy (Powdered Milk) as well as other Foodstuffs.
- Marketing and Sales of food ingredients and food products
- Researching the market and negotiating with possible customers with intensive negotiation skill to establish new business.
- Creating good relationship with the existing customers and negotiating with them in good manner to maintain/expand the business.
- Carrying out the risk management of relevant business.
- Reporting the market situation and the contract situation with timely manner.
- Controlling credit lines of relevant suppliers/customers with usual manner.
ü Good communications skills (verbal, written and listening) in English.
ü Previous experience in sales and marketing of food ingredients, preferably experience in sales and marketing of yeast extract and/or other flavour enhancers.
ü Knowledge and Experience within the Food Ingredient Industry and Dairy is desirable in any capacity (but with exception to the wholesale area).
ü Customer and supplier orientated with ability to confidently deal with external suppliers
ü Eager to acquire new knowledge about wide range of business areas
ü Ability to work as part of a team independently.
ü Basic numerical and analytical skills.
ü Advanced command of MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
ü Knowledge of the commodities and the industries
ü Knowledge of overall trade transaction, finance, accounting, credit management, logistics and basic legal affairs.
ü Must be able and willing to frequently travel to various parts of Europe
ü Must hold a valid clean driving licence
Language skills (French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, Arabic, etc.) may be a bonus.
If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 7 days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs. Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.