Sales Manager - Start up foods business

£25000 - £30000 Per Annum £25,000 - £30,000 plus bonus
21 Feb 2019
21 Mar 2019
Andy Scott
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type
The Business

Nigel Wright are delighted to be partnering with a London-based health and well being brand, boasting a range of healthy snacking products which are 100% natural, organic, grain-free, gluten-free, nutritionally dense and great tasting - Several of the product have won the prestigious Great Taste Awards.

Already present in key stockists such as Planet Organic, Wholefoods and Harrods, they are currently entering a new phase of growth and ramping up their sales and marketing activity and are therefore, searching for a Sales Manager to join the team.

The Role

As a pro-active sales professional, you will seek out new business opportunities and drive sales by increasing the number of stockists and wholesalers for the client. You will enjoy building key relationships with key decision makers, turning prospects into leads then clients and providing active account management to ensure that all existing relationships are maintained and grow. You will be able to up-sell our entire range into existing stockists and new stockists alike. Your responsibilities will include building a database of key stockists, prospecting, contacting new clients, following up on leads, converting leads, sampling where required and advising clients on how to up-sell the range.

Key Requirements

• Excellent communication skills with a positive disposition
• A results driven attitude with a keen interest in health, wellness, organic and raw foods
• Experience in meeting and exceeding targets
• experience working within either the food or health and wellness industry
• 1-3 years prior experience in sales, account management or business development
• A valid, UK driving licence

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