Sales Executive – Confectionery

Employer
Clear Edge Search & Selection Ltd
Location
Croydon
Salary
£20,000 - £25,000 + Bonus + 25 days Holiday plus Bank Holidays
Closing date
4 Mar 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Function
Sales
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Job Details

Sales Executive – Confectionery  

Office based – Croydon

£20,000 - £25,000 + Bonus + 25 days Holiday plus Bank Holidays

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a family run confectionery business, established over ten years ago, supplying all the major retailers with branded and private label products. They create exclusive partnerships with Food Manufacturers across Europe and in the US and act as a dedicated UK office with responsibility for Account Management, Business Development, Project Management, Supply Chain, New Product Development and Marketing for their own branded and private label products.

Following substantial growth over the past 10 years through supplying other channels such as Wholesale, Etail, Gifting Retailers and 2nd tier Retailers, they are now looking to add a Sales Executive to the team, who will be responsible for supporting the Senior National Account Manager across a number of accounts.  

The Role will report into the Senior National Account Manager and sit within a team of four.

  • Will have responsibility across a number of our smaller accounts / wholesale accounts
  • Will be given the chance to open new accounts / retail outlets / distribution points
  • Learn on the job under guidance and training of SNAM
  • Will assist SNAM with all account portfolio admin / data work
  • Will assist SNAM with store visits / store photography / research / comp shopping
  • Will travel with SNAM to key meetings as needed
  • Will travel to meetings as a sole representative of the business and brand as needed
  • Will organise sales samples / presentations / book travel etc as required

Must have

  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Confident in the use of Excel/Powerpoint
  • Candidate to be energetic, enthusiastic, keen to learn, self-confident and extremely well presented.
  • A sense of fun and adventure
  • Worked in a sales role for at least 12 months
  • The ability to express new ideas to the team
  • The ability to influence others

Culturally

This opportunity would suit a hungry, driven, adaptable, progressive individual that is eager to learn. Even better if you have a passion for confectionary. Someone who is not afraid to get involved in different areas of the business. If you have recently finished at University and you are eager to get into the food industry and join a business where the development of people is greatly encouraged, please send your CV.

It is preferable that you have some experience in the food industry however not essential as full training will be provided.

Apply: If you have the right skillset and background to apply, please send your CV to Sophie.maclellan@ceselection.com

Please note that all third-party applications will be sent to Clear Edge, we are working in partnership with this business. Any speculative CVs will be sent to us and if relevant they will be included in the process through Clear Edge.

Company

Clear Edge are an executive search and selection business, specialising in roles from middle management to Board level in FMCG and Retail sectors.

Recruiting high-calibre professionals across:

  • Sales & Marketing
  • Operations, Technical & Supply Chain
  • Retail

Genuine experts in your sector:

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Health, Beauty & Household Products
  • Consumer Durables

Our specialist consultants take a highly pro-active approach on behalf of their clients and candidates, with total commitment to service and results. Using our extensive market knowledge, unrivalled network of contacts and modern day recruitment techniques, we're here to give you the clear edge over the competition.

Find Us
Telephone
0113 2054970
Location
Lister House
Lister Hill
Leeds
LS18 5AZ
GB
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