Field Sales Executive

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Up to £28,000 plus performance bonus
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
06 May 2018
Ref
BLFS
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Botanic Lab is creating a new role for an ambitious, entrepreneurial go-getter with a track record in sales. A combination of account management, relationship building, and new account acquisition, this is the perfect role for individual keen to prove themselves and progress in a fast growing business. The role will involve some office time and some time in the field.

Responsibilities include:

  • Segmenting the market and creating an action plan for targeting new accounts
  • Building new customer relationships and getting Botanic Lab products into new stores, with an initial focus on independents retailers in the South East
  • Monitoring existing accounts and ensuring Botanic Lab products are presented in the best way possible in store
  • Implementing strategies to build rate of sale in existing accounts
  • Responding to feedback from sampling teams and implementing point of sales changes to maximise sales revenue
  • Meeting with and establishing relationships with store managers to create an ongoing and helpful dialogue
  • Feedback market intelligence on competitor brands and report on comparisons across the sector
  • Reporting to management on sales targets
  • Building a sales team around you to continue to spread the Botanic lab message and build accounts

A strong candidate will have:

  • A proven track record in sales with food/drink brand
  • A confident and outgoing person with great relationship building skills and a natural flair for sales
  • Results driven and keen to prove themselves in a small team
  • Willing and able to travel and spend at least 50% of time with feet on the street
  • Energetic, tenacious and able to deal with rejection
  • An entrepreneurial approach, with the organisational skill to back it up

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