Sales Director - Ambient Foods / Grocery Retail

£100k - 120k per year + Company Car, Pension, Bonus Scheme, Mobile Phone
06 Mar 2019
03 Apr 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

The Advocate Group have partnered with an independently owned and award winning ambient food business. 

They are looking to appoint a Sales Direct who has a previous track record of managing teams and implementing sales strategy to improve business revenue.  Previous experience working at a Senior level is a must and the candidate must also have direct expeience working within the grocery / major mults channels.

Responsibilities Of The Sales Director:

  • Create and implement relevant account strategies in line with the company’s objectives.
  • Develop relationships with existing customers to achieve assigned sales targets.
  • Responsible for the preparation and implementation of JBPs to deliver performance objectives and financial targets. 
  • Identify sales opportunities, presenting benefits and key features of our products effectively to acquire new business.
  • Retain and develop a portfolio of customers ensuring an in-depth understanding of each customer’s objectives.
  • Build, manage and develop good credible relationships with clients, suppliers and relevant parties.
  • Use data and financial insight to make sound recommendations to develop business and relationships.
  • Attend customer meetings, preparing presentations for review within company timescales and minutes following customer meetings in the required format.
  • Ensure account documentation and financial information for each customer are agreed and in place, including mutual objectives and performance reviews.
  • To supervise the performance and to provide direction, motivation and guidance to the National Account Managers & Executives.

The Package:

  • Salary of £100,000 - £120,000 depending on experience
  • Company Vehicle
  • 25% Bonus
  • Private Healthcare
  • 5% Pension Contribution

To apply directly for the Sales Director position, please send a copy of your CV and cover letter through to or alternatively please apply via the link below.  Please also be sure to connect with me on Linkedin:

Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn’t always possible. If you are not contacted within 3 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role.

Please note The Advocate Group is acting as an employment agency & business.

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