Sales Director - Ambient Foods

The Advocate Group
Redhill, UK
10 Jul 2019
27 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Advocate Group have partnered with an independently owned and award winning ambient food business.

They are looking to appoint a Sales Direct who has a previous track record of managing teams and implementing sales strategy to improve business revenue. Previous experience working at a Senior level is a must and the candidate must also have direct expeience working within the grocery / major mults channels.

Responsibilities Of The Sales Director:
  • Create and implement relevant account strategies in line with the company's objectives.
  • Develop relationships with existing customers to achieve assigned sales targets.
  • Responsible for the preparation and implementation of JBPs to deliver performance objectives and financial targets.
  • Identify sales opportunities, presenting benefits and key features of our products effectively to acquire new business.
  • Retain and develop a portfolio of customers ensuring an in-depth understanding of each customer's objectives.
  • Build, manage and develop good credible relationships with clients, suppliers and relevant parties.
  • Use data and financial insight to make sound recommendations to develop business and relationships.
  • Attend customer meetings, preparing presentations for review within company timescales and minutes following customer meetings in the required format.
  • Ensure account documentation and financial information for each customer are agreed and in place, including mutual objectives and performance reviews.
  • To supervise the performance and to provide direction, motivation and guidance to the National Account Managers & Executives.

The Package:
  • Salary of £100,000 - £120,000 depending on experience
  • Company Vehicle
  • 25% Bonus
  • Private Healthcare
  • 5% Pension Contribution

To apply directly for the Sales Director position, please send a copy of your CV and cover letter through to or alternatively please apply via the link below. Please also be sure to connect with me on Linkedin: https://in/daniel-smith-38111081/

Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn't always possible. If you are not contacted within 3 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role.

Please note The Advocate Group is acting as an employment agency & business.

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