Sales Manager

Michael Page Sales
England, London
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
26 Oct 2020

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
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The Sales Manager will be responsible for developing long term relationships within the wholesale / C&C and foodservice channels. The business have some of these relationships already but you will need to ensure they are performing well and grow the existing network as well as search and win new business for the company.

Client Details

My client are a drinks manufacturer and are successful on a Global scale. You are to be responsible for one of the brands within their portfolio. They are well funded and respected in the category and your role will be to grow this and expand their network.


The key responsibilities will be:
  • Relationship management of key, existing accounts
  • Sales forecasting and planning
  • Search and develop new opportunities to grow the account base
  • Price negotiation
  • After sales support
  • Management of the team, initially 1 other but will quickly grow


The successful candidate will have the following background / skills:
  • 5 + years experience within FMCG
  • Foodservice / wholesale knowledge
  • Able to work independently
  • Strategic thinker and problem solver
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • P&L / JBP exposure / management
  • Ability to travel

Job Offer

Attractive package including bonus and company car

Michael Page Sales UK is a leading professional recruitment consultancy covering permanent, interim and contract recruitment. We have UK wide coverage with ten offices located in London, Weybridge, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, St Albans, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. The core markets we serve are Consumer, Business Services, Media, IT/Telco, Financial Services, Healthcare and Technical Sales, with a dedicated person or team in each location specialising in each of these sectors. The clients we work with are as diverse as the candidates we represent; from Blue Chips to SMEs, and Sales Execs to Sales Directors. Our Consultants are typically from relevant sales backgrounds giving first hand experience of the roles we recruit for. We pride ourselves on delivering unrivalled service levels to our candidates and our clients, our track record of success over the past 20 years means we stand out.

Within our Consumer Sales Division we have consultants within each of the 10 offices who dedicate themselves to this sector and no other. Our specialist capability is demonstrated further as we focus on sub sectors such as food, drink, household, foodservice, consumer electronics, apparel, health & beauty, consumer healthcare, pet and sports. Some of our key clients include Colgate, Beiersdorf, Dr Oetker, Johnson & Johnson, Matthew Clark, PZ Cussons, Kellogg’s, 2 Sisters, Samsung, Seven Seas, Twinings, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, Warburtons, InBev, Kettle Chips, Hallmark, Luxottica, McCain, Britvic, General Mills, and Molson Coors to name but a few!

Michael Page Sales UK is part of Michael Page International with operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. As well as looking for high quality candidates for our clients, we are also always looking for top talent to work for us

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