Export Manager

Recruiter
Double Dutch
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£45k + 50% bonus + benefits
Posted
04 Jan 2018
Closes
04 Feb 2018
Ref
Exportmanager
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
  • Lead the sales and brand positioning of Double Dutch in international markets
  • Driving new distribution for the full Double Dutch range with a focus on major importers in Europe, Asia and the US
  • After initial conversations and visits done by founders J&R, following up with current importers on how to incentivise and activate existing markets
  • Attending trade shows internationally
  • Ensuring the relevant marketing and A&P support is available for importers and being used in the right way (best practice)
  • Implementing staff incentives
  • Work together with portfolio brand of each individual import and implement on a mutual collaboration for marketing efforts
  • Analyse and report on each potential importer and present to founders Raissa & Joyce  

Desired Candidate Attributes and Experience :

  • Have recent Export sales experience, selling drinks (premium) to major distributors and retailers. 
  • Experienced in managing distributor networks.    
  • Knowledge of the financial workings of distributors including margin analysis, rebates and mark-down.
  • Good knowledge of UK and International retail market with existing contacts 
  • Passion for selling FMCG or premium products
  • Prepared for regular overseas travel.
  • Demonstrable track record in delivering sales and profit growth.
  • Strong relationship builder.
  •  Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  •  Excellent negotiation skills at customer level.
  • Self-starting, being able to roll up the sleeves and operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Commercial expertise

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