Veritas - Sales

Export Sales Manager - Europe

Location
South East England
Salary
c.£60k Basic Salary + 20% Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted
27 Nov 2018
Closes
27 Dec 2018
Ref
3049/103gj
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

2019 is going to be another big year for us, and Export will play a major part in our continued growth - particularly into European distributors and retailers. 

Reporting to the Commercial Director, and working with the commercial sales and marketing teams, this is a pivotal role where you will be responsible for managing our current customers including major retailers, distributors and agents. But, just as importantly, you will be developing further sales opportunities and creating the Export strategy across the European region.

Honestly, we lack the Export experience within our current Sales team hence the need for someone with existing knowledge and understanding of this particular channel. We aren't expecting a black book of contacts, what we need is the savvy and the strategic approach to develop the huge potential of the markets for us. But you will also need to a very hands on, "roll the sleeves up" type character, still able to knock on the door of a potential distributor as well as developing relationships with major European retailers, such as Ahold, Metro etc. 

We are looking for a candidate who has a demonstrable background in Export sales success within a branded FMCG food or drink  business. We do appreciate there are lots of different International sales people out there but the understanding of our customer base is really important to us and will make the transition very much easier. In addition, you will be able to spot opportunities that will increase sales and profitability. You will be an action orientated Export Account Manager, a self-starter with a proven ability to make things happen and used to working autonomously and somewhat remotely.

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 quoting ref number 3049/103gj.

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. 

All applications to roles advertised by Veritas Partnership Ltd are reviewed by our team of consultants. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive we are unfortunately unable to respond to each applicant individually, therefore if you have not heard from us within 5 working days, unfortunately on this occasion your application has not been successful.

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