Sales Director-FMCG Expanding food distributor!

27 Jul 2017
27 Aug 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Sales Director-FMCG Expanding food distributor!

Home based

£70,000-£75,000+ package & competitive commission

A brilliant opportunity has arisen for a confident, ambitious and focused individual to join the business as the Sales Director. You will need a strong eye for detail and an adept leadership style.

You will be responsible for achieving sales budget within a national geographical area, managing the performance of the NAMs and BDMs working with Operations and head office colleagues.

It is essential you have knowledge of the foodservice and wholesale marketplace.

You will:

  • Manage your sales team to achieve budget sales and KPIs
  • Ensure that customer opportunities are exploited to the full in your geographical area.
  • Be the key Head Office point of contact
  • Work with your Area Managers and Regional Controllers to create and jointly implement a sales regional plan to achieve budgeted sales
  • Provide timely and accurate feedback on market intelligence, competitor activity, including pricing and promotions, to Trading and other colleagues
  • Work with Trading and Operations colleagues to develop supplier opportunities where agreed
  • Write and execute project plans related to sales development as determined by senior management.
  • Monitor key deliverables in relation to agreed project plans as required.

Essential experience:

  • Proven ability to profitably manage a number of complex multisite accounts with revenue in excess of £1m
  • Leading successful sales team with proven sales improvements
  • Proven ability to win new business and develop sustainable relationships
  • Solid understanding of Foodservice & Wholesale businesses and operations

In addition, my client is offering great career development opportunities for the right candidate!

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