Area Sales Manager
Job Title: Area Sales Manager
Region: Central / East Midlands – Derby, Stoke, Leicester and Northampton.
Sector: Catering Equipment
Salary: £30,000 - £32,000 + OTE £40,000+
Package: Company car, pension, healthcare, Mobile, Ipad, life cover and more.
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 a Sales Manager for a real market leader, a manufacturer of high quality cooking equipment for the catering and foodservice sector.
My Client is looking for a passionate, 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 have experience of working as a Chef, with the relevant chef qualifications and training.
- This role will involve selling a premium range of cooking equipment to both end-user customers and catering equipment distributors.
- Customers are from the Foodservice sector and will 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 Chef’s, 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 or around a commercial kitchen and be a competent cook.
This role involves showcasing not only the ability to cook but also to demonstrate, train and sell. Being a competent communicator as well as chef is essential. You will need the confidence and personality to sell the features and benefits of these fantastic products.
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.
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.Candidate care:
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