Channel Manager | Fresh Food | Food Service | £45k - £55k
About Our Client:
Our client, based on the outskirts of London, is one of the success stories within its industry. They started small and through the years have built themselves into the "go to" company in their sector. They have a formidable reputation and a passion for their products which is hard to match. They have some very ambitious growth plans and are looking for an experienced Channel Manager to help them achieve this. The nature of their business is very varied. Therefore, they need to find someone who is able to deal with large and smaller customers, whilst managing a sales team as well.
About The Role:
Day-to-day management of a team of 4 salespeople with a focus on the foodservice channel. You will utilise your experience managing a team to drive commercial performance and seize any opportunities for viable business growth. You will be comfortable in a fast paced environment and have experience in short shelf life products. Your sales record in the foodservice channel will mean you know how to sell to a variety of customers, from independent hotels and chefs to larger blue-chip organisations. You will be dynamic, driven and have a proven track record of delivering results through your teams.
The right person MUST have:
Drive, charisma and dynamism and be ambitious for themselves, the company and their team and colleagues throughout the company. Fabulous sales skills and first class commercial acumen. Excellent people management skills, having managed a sales team either recently or at some point in your career and significant "traditional" sales management experience. An impressive track record to date in a demanding sales or commercial leadership role within the fresh food sector and experience of dealing with a range of demanding customers. A natural "trading" ability and high entrepreneurial capability. A "Can-Do" attitude with a down to earth, pragmatic management style with professional "corporate" experience and although a strategic thinker, you must be prepared to roll your sleeves up and be hands on as and when required.
Circa £45k - £55k + package depending on experience.
If you believe you have the experience required please click on apply now. To discuss the role in more detail please contact Tom on 01780 480 530 or firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference TEM10340.