UK Sales Manager

Seven Search & Selection
London (Greater)
Salary dependent on experience + excellent package incl. strong bonus and share options
Closing date
21 Sep 2020

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales
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Office based West London – Accessible from M4 to M40 belt & London (by tube)


Salary range is pitched c£45-50k (dependent on experience) plus share scheme and bonus


Our Client:

  • An exciting start-up drinks business with an on-trend proposition and premium branding
  • Exceptional backing and support from investors and industry experts with impressive track records of launching and growing start-up brands successfully in the UK
  • Outstanding consumer response since launch, consistently overachieving against forecasted sales within key retailers
  • A fast-paced and dynamic culture shaped by the strong drive and ambition of the team

The Role:

  • We are now looking for a UK Sales Manager to drive the commercial agenda within the UK Retail channel, identifying routes to growth and developing the business through unlocking new customers and listings across Grocery, Convenience and Discounter customers
  • Take on ownership of the entire grocery retail channel, including responsibility for the existing account portfolio across both P&L and JBP negotiations
  • As UK Sales Manager you will hold full ownership of the retail strategy and implementation of the growth plan
  • Close working with the founders and SLT on the longer-term strategy, along with close cross-functional working with the wider team

Ideal Candidate:

  • A driven and highly commercial UK Sales Manager / National Account Manager with demonstrated experience in identifying and developing growth opportunities within Grocery retail customers
  • We are looking for someone of a highly entrepreneurial nature, with experience across both blue-chip and SME environments
  • Proactive and hungry to join a business where you can get on board early and take ownership over the growth of the brand
  • Highly methodical and proficient in data analysis along with presenting to high level retailers
  • As UK Sales Manager you will need a solid understanding of the retail market, specifically across Grocery channels, as well as being up to date with current consumer trends

Benefits & Details:

  • Salary is pitched c£45-50k + benefits (open to discussion)
  • Strong bonus package
  • As UK Sales Manager you are eligible for the internal Share Scheme
  • Office based in West London
  • Excellent culture that promotes proactivity and progression

Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 22/15729/7. Confidentiality assured.

Whilst we would like to respond to all our on-line applicants, regrettably we are unable to do so due to the high volumes we receive. If you do not hear back within 14 days unfortunately the relevant consultant has decided not to progress with your application. For alternative opportunities please search our vacancies on this site.

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Seven has quickly become the trusted recruitment partner for national and international organisations because we consistently help them source the best people for their key positions. Seven’s mission is to research, recruit and retain the most talented people for our clients. We work with some of the biggest brands in the retail and FMCG sectors that require only the best people to drive their businesses forward. We specialise in senior positions across the FMCG industry, if you have the skills, knowledge and energy to meet the challenges faced by today’s market please contact us.

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