Sales Manager/Business Development Manager

Shepherd Stubbs
23 May 2018
27 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client are looking for a Sales Manager/Business Development Manager.
Experience in commercial and food machinery sales is essential, as is experience in the food industry.

You will need to have a sound engineering knowledge with an interest in food production cooking and cooling methods on an industrial scale.
You will be responsible for maintaining customer relationships, sales and new business. You will need to be self-motivated, an excellent communicator, have strong time management skills and be assertive and results orientated.

This role will involve both travel throughout the UK and internationally.

Job requirements involve:
Minimum of 5 years of industry and sales experience, within the Food Industry.
Successful sales track record within a food production environment promoting and selling Capital equipment.
Proficiency in MS Office applications.
Must possess a valid driver's license and UK passport.

Key duties include:
Phone calls and in-person sales calls to current and potential customers.
Develop new sales opportunities through online research, cold calling and attending industry trade shows.
Organise and carry out Cooking and Cooling trials with clients.
Participate and present in Sales Meetings.
Responsible for yearly sales forecast.

Overseas travel for both Sales visits and Trade shows will be required for generally up to 2 weeks at a time.

A company car, laptop and mobile phone will be issued on commencement of employment.

Own transport desirable, due to the location of our client.

Core hours are 8.30am-5pm (you would be expected to work outside of these as the job dictates).
25 days holiday plus statutory.

Please note that at times due to the volume of applications, we may not be able to respond to each person individually. If you do not hear from us within 7 days, we are sorry you have not been successful this time.

Shepherd Stubbs is an Equal Opportunites Employer, acting both as an Employment Agency and Employment Business

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