Role: Sales Manager
£30,000 - £35,000 + bonuses + car
To facilitate the growth of business,our client is looking for a strong Sales Manager in the area to join their Southern depot.
This role will focus on generating new business selling excellent quality fresh, frozen, chilled and ambient meats to retail butchers within a designated territory whilst enhancing existing accounts for a rapidly growing business.
- Prospecting for new business
- Establish professional relationships with customers
- Provide timely, accurate and competitive pricing quotes to prospective customers
- To continually expand personal knowledge of the butchery trade and all butchery products
- Demonstration of strong territory and time management skills to keep abreast of competitors and their activities.
- Maintain regular contact with existing customers to ensure maximum sales
- Dealing with customer queries and complaints as they arise in a professional manner
You will need to have :
- Proven experience in working in a meat environment.
- Proven experience of selling food products (ideally meat).
- Proven track record in new business development.
- A clear history of working for a foodservice business in a field sales role.
As well as the above:
- You need to be self-motivated, organised and enjoy both winning and retaining business with a drive to succeed consistency in achievement of agreed targets.
- You must possess strong communication skills and be able to develop good working relationships with both customers and colleagues.
- Additionally, you will have great networking skills which focus on developing strong, long term relationships and partnerships with all clients.
In return for meeting the above criteria the successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitve basic salary, plus bonus, resulting in earning potential of £30,000 - £40,000 per annum. Also included is a car.
Backgrounds to be considered: Field Sales Executive, Field Sales Manager, Field Sales Representative, Area Sales Executive, Area Sales Manager, Area Sales Representative, Territory Sales Executive, Territory Sales Manager, Business Development Executive, Business Development Manager, Sales Manager, Sales Representative
Keywords: FMCG, Food, Accounts, Sales, Commercial, Account Management, New Business, Meat, Butchery, Area Sales, Field Sales, Territory Sales
Commutable from: Poole, Bournemouth, Christchurch, Salisbury, Weymouth, Southampton.