Account Executive - Fresh Produce

Recruiter
Produce People Recruitment Limited
Location
Lincoln, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jun 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
1179660344
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Supplying over 350,000 tonnes a year of fresh and prepared product to major UK supermarket retailers, this business rewards talent, always looking to promote and progress from within.

Having recently secured major new business, we are now looking for a dynamic Sales Executive to assist the Commercial Manager in running and developing the Tesco account.

Key skills required;

Familiar with data analytics - ability to make insightful recommendations, driving business

A relationship builder

An understanding of the fresh produce sector and its fast paced nature

Commercial familiarity - understanding sales & profitability

Interest in consumer trends and demands, identifying market opportunities

Key areas of responsibility;

Tracking orders daily, identifying sales across core lines and promotions

Developing plans

Understanding the crop growth patterns to maximise sales, decrease wastage

Managing order profiles and planning imports

Visiting retailer stores to understand pricing strategies

Liaising with NPD

Reports

Gap analysis

Exposure to the sector or aligned industries and/or previous experience dealing with retail or wholesale customers would be particularly advantageous.

This is a lovely business with a relaxed, yet professional culture. The atmosphere can be robust, especially at seasonal peaks, requiring the ability to multi-task with humour

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