Sales Trader- Meat & Poultry

England, Kent
£55000 - £65000 per annum
05 Mar 2018
02 Apr 2018
Scott Taylor
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

A well established food wholesaler is seeking an ambitious and passionate trainee sales trader to manage and develop existing accounts nationwide. This is a rare opportunity to establish your career within the food industry.

Client Details

My client is a market leading wholesaler and distributor of meat and poultry, growing from strength to strength since their creation. With a strong international presence, they have developed into a world class supplier globally.

With a headquarters at the heart of London, they facilitate a fast working environment with great progression opportunities and career stability with a transparent corporate structure.

Working closely with food processors and retail, they are an organisation which encourages individuals to get out there and interact closely with clients. With a first class reputation, the company provides first class training to ensure that traders are at the forefront of the market and consistently deliver a first class service to clients irrespective of market fluctuations.


The Sales Trader will be based in the Kent office. The key responsibilities for the role include:
  • Acting as a point of contact for key accounts nationwide
  • Developing and growing existing accounts nationwide.
  • Working closely with internal teams with regards to logistics and import
  • Monitoring market conditions to identify sales margin on a daily basis
  • Analysing competitor behaviour within the market and develop a thorough understanding of the market and the conditions that affect it
  • Analyse and act upon stock in channel to ensure the most efficient use of working capital and minimise company exposure
  • Generate and submit all reports, detailed contact reports and forecast on time and of a consistently high standard


The Sales Trader is a role for an individual who is not afraid to get their hands dirty, you will have:
  • Experience in poultry
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • The ability to adapt to change quickly
  • The ability to communicate to key stakeholders
  • Strong software and organisational skills,
  • Strong technical ability
  • Good analytical skills

Job Offer

The Sales Trader role offers an attractive salary plus uncapped commission.

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