Sales Director

£75k - £80k + bonus + equity
06 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Sales Director

– Fast Growth, Multi-Channel Challenger Business – Wiltshire

Pets’ Kitchen, a fast-growing independent business operating in the advanced nutrition pet food sector, is now seeking a Sales Director to join the entrepreneurial team on their journey to success.  With an existing proven ‘on-trend’ range of Vet’s Kitchen products, the business is now looking to accelerate its sales through increased distribution channels and a wider product range.  Reporting to the Managing Director, this role will provide the opportunity for the right person to make a real difference to the future success of the company.

As Sales Director, you will be a key part of the senior management team, setting a sales strategy in conjunction with the Board of Directors and helping to drive both new product development and range optimisation. Your primary responsibility will be for distribution and pricing, ensuring that budgetary targets are exceeded whilst margins are controlled. You will be highly experienced in developing client relationships and forming key partnerships with potential buyers and have demonstrable experience of communicating the value proposition through proposals and presentations.

For this role, we are seeking a highly effective sales operator who is keen to recruit, develop and mentor a new sales team alongside the Managing Director. You will bring extensive FMCG experience gained from either account management and/or category management in a major grocery retailer, with a proven ability to articulate the distinct product and services offered and position them against competitors. Demonstrating senior sales experience with strong negotiation and influencing skills, you will be a credible communicator at Board level and a commercially focused individual. You will be an exceptional team player who is determined to succeed, whilst adopting a flexible, customer centric approach.
This is an outstanding opportunity to join a forward-thinking business with significant potential for expansion. If you feel you have what it takes to succeed in this competitive market space, then for further details about this fantastic opportunity please contact Simon Quinn on 01275 371200 or via quoting reference JO1840

NB: Pets’ Kitchen has retained Search Firm Moon Consulting for this campaign and therefore are unable to accept CV's from third party agencies. All CV's and expressions of interest received will be forwarded directly to Moon Consulting for consideration.

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