Food To Go Sales Director / Branded Food Manufacturer / £60,000 - £70,000 + Great Package

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Location
Commutable from Gloucestershire, Bristol, Herefordshire, South Wales, Somerset, Worcestershire
Salary
£60,000 - £70,000 + Great Package
Posted
14 Jun 2017
Closes
14 Jul 2017
Ref
AT33882
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

My client is a branded food manufacturer with an excellent product range and high profile customer base, looking to add a QSR Sales Director to the commercial team. The ideal candidate will have senior level experience supplying branded food or drinks into Fast Food, Travel and/or High Street customers and also have experience managing and developing a sales team. Experience supplying into Boots Food To Go would be highly beneficial.

This is a fantastic opportunity for career diversity and growth.

The Role:

  • Achieve sales budgets set and agreed with the MD
  • Develop existing QSR accounts and look at new opportunities within the division
  • Agree pricing and volumes with customer to ensure continued growth
  • Lead sales strategy which will be implemented in conjunction with other departments
  • Analyse and develop existing accounts
  • Regular visits to key customer decision makers and builds strong commercial relationships with customers
  • Sales analysis and  reporting
  • Actively participate in new product development projects
  • Working closely with the NPD Manager on development of all new and innovative products from concept through to launch
  • Developing the marketing strategy for the company in line with company objectives

The Candidate:

  • Senior level commercial experience supplying into QSR customers
  • Branded background
  • Experience with working with NPD & Marketing teams
  • A natural leader and man manager who can motivate and develop teams of people
  • Highly ambitious
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and good attention to detail
  • Excellent presentation skills

What's On Offer:

£60,000 - £70,000 + Great Package

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to alex@drnewitt.com or contact Alex Tye on 0161 833 0181.