Senior Sales Manager

D R Newitt
East Midlands Region
£40,000 too £60,000 (DOE)
Closing date
8 Mar 2021
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Job Details

Due to extensive growth over several years a premium food business is looking to expand their leadership team.

The company are due to open a new depot in the South of England which means the current M.D. will be spending more time their setting it up. The successful candidate will be the M.D.’s “number two” and will run the sales operations from their East Midlands site.

This will involve managing a field sales team and working with M.D. to look at larger volume accounts, particularly wholesalers. Although this is a management role, a hands-on sales approach is still needed to be successful.

I have placed two salespeople in this business over the last two years, again due to growth, so I know the company well. It’s a great time to join them as there is lots of opportunities to progress your career

The Role:

  • Manage the sales team function from the East Midlands site.
  • Target new larger volume accounts, particularly in wholesale.

The Person:

  • Must have experience managing sales people
  • Preferably come from a “main plate offering” food business
  • Experience Trading would be an advantage

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to or contact John Hancock on 0131 226 5060


D R Newitt are Food, Drink and FMCG recruitment specialists providing permanent and interim recruitment services: 

We offer Headhunting, Search & Selection and Advertising services across the following disciplines:
•    Sales
•    Marketing and Category
•    Executive
•    Supply Chain / Buying
•    Technical / Quality
•    NPD / Process / Development Chefs
•    Operations / Manufacturing
•    Engineering
•    HR and Finance

To enquire about a specific role or to have a confidential discussion about your career path, call or email us:

  • Edinburgh Office 0131 226 5060 
  • Manchester Office 0161 833 0181

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0131 226 5060
38 Melville Street
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