Area Sales Manager

East London and Essex
£28,000 - £32,000 + OTE £40,000
17 Sep 2018
17 Oct 2018
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Job Title: Area Sales Manager

Region: East London and Essex

Sector: Catering Equipment

Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 + OTE £40,000

Package: Company car, pension, healthcare, mobile, Ipad, life cover and more.

Reference: CMT/20879

The Company:

Excellent opportunity to join a manufacturer of commercial cooking equipment.

My client is well known and well-respected in the commercial catering sector. This is a fantastic opportunity to forge a career in sales with an internationally known manufacturer.

I am looking to recruit an Area Sales Manager for a real market leader, a manufacturer of high quality cooking equipment for the catering and foodservice sector.

The Candidate:

My client is looking for a passionate and driven individual with a background in commercial cooking, now looking to break into sales or take a step up working for a market leader. You will ideally have experience of working as a Chef, with the relevant chef qualifications and training.

The Role:

This role will involve selling a premium range of cooking equipment to both end-user customers and catering equipment distributors. Customers will come from within the Foodservice sector and include hotels, restaurants, pubs + bars, leisure sites, stadiums, education, healthcare and contract caterers.

You will be dealing with a selection of different decision makers these will include Head Chefs, business owners, purchasing departments, F+B managers, consultants and kitchen designers. It is also very important to work closely with catering equipment distributers and their sales representatives.

To apply you must have a culinary background, this is not negotiable. Ideally this is as a chef, but you must have worked in a commercial kitchen. This role involves showcasing not only the ability to cook but also to demonstrate, train and sell. Being a competent communicator as well as cook is essential. You will need the confidence to sell the features and benefits of the different products to your small audience.

This is a sales position and so will suit confident individuals with a high work ethic and a determination to get the job done. Ideally candidates will already have experience of the sales process, previous candidates have come from a food wholesale, brewery and drinks and the sale of catering and disposable supplies.

The Package:

On offer for the right candidate is a very competitive package that includes a good basic salary, achievable bonus scheme, expensed company car, laptop, mobile a good pension and a private healthcare scheme.

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Should you not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies.  If you do not want us to do this please call us on 01275 813000.

In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine.

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