Veritas - Sales

Sales Director

Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£100k + car/allowance + bonus + benefits – equity potential
Posted
11 Jul 2018
Closes
19 Jul 2018
Ref
9378/4gj
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

The Company:

We are a boutique Mediterranean foods business specialising in premium ingredients and antipasti products  

Suppliers of fine foods and high quality ingredients for over 100 years with an impressive and forward thinking senior management team

Established in ingredients and foodservice and looking to widen the customer base via targeting new prospects on existing and new ranges

Big company support with flexibility to react quickly to market dynamics

Delicious range of products  

The Opportunity:

Sales Director - Acting as part of the senior management team for the business

Managing a sales team across manufacturing, ingredients and foodservice

Manage senior level relationships within all accounts

Develop sales team to maximise opportunities across all routes to market

Work closely with NPD and category to maximise product portfolio in all accounts

You:

An FMCG background that has provided a classical sales training and an understanding of the core needs of modern account management

Extensive experience of working with large UK food manufacturers, foodservice operators and key UK multiple retailers

Strong commercial acumen and excellent understanding of the food import sector

Excellent selling skills, demonstrating the ability to develop and build business

A track record of launching significant NPD and rebranding

Strong people management and development skills

Have the ability and confidence to make sound commercial decisions

If you wish to apply for this role please click on the apply button with a copy of your up to date cv in word format.

Not right for you?  We’d still like to speak with you about other sales, marketing or category management opportunities, so please do send an up to date copy of your CV in word format and we will call you. 

 

 

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