Export Sales Manager

England, West Midlands
22 Feb 2018
22 Mar 2018
Chris Barlow
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

The role as Export Sales Manager will be responsible for developing market entry strategies for our client's foodservice business with a key focus outside of Europe at an exciting time of business expansion.

Client Details

Our client are a leader in their market across the UK & Europe and they are looking to further their footprint outside of Europe with the addition of this new & exciting position focusing on the Export markets. As an award winning manufacturer with key relationships all over the world and an exceptional team behind them, this is a great opportunity to join and be the face of the business within the Foodservice channel.


The role as Export Sales Manager will consist of the following roles & responsibilities;
  • Aid MD with Sales, Marketing and budgets for International Sales outside of Europe
  • Ensure set-up objectives are met and deliver a long term, sustainable foodservice business
  • Identification, selection & prioritisation of relevant markets within the foodservice Ensure new markets go live within agreed timescales
  • Development of business cases and market entry strategies to suit
  • Ability to liaise with relevant, local partners internal/externally to aid business growth
  • Lead International and/or cross-functional teams
  • Prepare and manage P&L for entry markets
  • Regular monitoring of financial results against agreed set plans and budgets


The successful Export Sales Manager will have the following profile;
  • At least 5 year's experience within a global foodservice/FMCG sales and marketing environment
  • Ideally business development with merger & acquisitions experience
  • Previous/current International sales experience
  • Excellent selling and negotiation skills
  • Solid market research experience
  • Previous experience or future will for team leadership and personnel responsibility
  • Highly analytic and creative in approach
  • Ability to travel extensively to International markets
  • Ability to commute to the West Midlands when in the UK for internal presence
  • This is a strategic role, therefore requires someone who has experienced setting up a operation abroad with limited supervision and guidance

Job Offer

Competitive salary based on experience with market-leading additional benefits.

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