Field Sales Manager– Food to Foodservice

Location
Bristol ( P O Boxes)
Salary
£38000 - £43000 per annum, Benefits: 48000
Posted
26 May 2017
Closes
23 Jun 2017
Ref
PH934
Contact
Paul Haworth
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Field Sales Manager– Food to Foodservice


REWARDS: 38-45K Basic Salary, 50K OTE, Fully Expensed Car/Fuel Card


Excellent man management opportunity within the Foodservice sector

THE COMPANY:
Excellent opportunity to join one of the genuine market leaders and recognised brand names within the Foodservice sector.
This company are able to provide a one stop solution including Ambient, Chilled, Frozen, Fresh, Seafood and Meat produce. Their ability to fully meet the requirements for comprehensive menu planning is second to none as is their reputation for combining quality produce with excellent levels of service.
Over the last 5 years they have developed their reputation for both service, pricing and professionalism to a high level and are consistently regarded as the strongest foodservice wholesaler nationally by many of their customers within both profit and cost sectors.
The company are able to offer strong career prospects for successful professionals looking to make their mark on within the Foodservice industry.


THE ROLE:
The successful candidate will be responsible for management of a team of 9-10 area sales managers selling to the foodservice sector.
This is an extremely ‘hands on’ opportunity with strategic area planning being combined with field sales visits alongside the team.
You will be responsible for an area revenue target made up of business with existing trading accounts alongside new business driven by yourself and the team.
Although most of the account base will consist of independent business within the catering trade there will also be responsible for strategic national accounts which are serviced regionally.
The account base will cover both cost and profit sectors and include education, heathcare, restaurants, hotels and gastro pub accounts.


THE APPLICANT.
The successful candidate will be a proven sales professional with experience selling into the foodservice and catering sector.
• Candidates with a proven track record of Field Sales Management are of interest.
• Candidates with experience in sales within the Foodservice sector seeking progression into Field Sales Management will also be considered.
• Candidates must be effective team players with a structured approach to field sales.

This role is a fantastic opportunity for candidates with foodservice man management experience to further develop their career with a market leader.

LOCATION: Bristol, Cardiff, Bath, Newport, Gloucester, Weston-Super-Mare, Swindon

Midas Selection Ltd specialises in recruiting Sales, marketing and Executive professionals within the Foodservice industry.
Midas Selection Ltd operates as an Employment Agency.

All applicants send CVS to paul.haworth@midas-selection.com