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Head of Sales – Food to Foodservice

Midas Selection Ltd
Lincoln, Nottingham, Skegness, Boston, Kings Lynn, Leicester, Norwich
50-55K Basic Salary, 70K OTE, Fully Expensed Car/Fuel Card
Closing date
21 Feb 2022

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
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PH1318 – Head of Sales – Food to Foodservice


REWARDS:  50-55K Basic Salary, 70K OTE, Fully Expensed Car/Fuel Card


Great Head of Sales opportunity within Foodservice wholesale



Excellent opportunity to join one of the genuine market leaders and recognised brand names within the Foodservice sector.

We are able to provide a one stop solution to the foodservice sector including Ambient, Chilled, Frozen, Fresh, Seafood and Meat produce.

Our market leading reputation is based on combining quality produce with excellent levels of service.

We currently service accounts across both the profit and cost sectors and our comprehensive network of depots enables us to successfully service clients from independent to national accounts level.

There are exciting and ambitious plans for growth and we are seeking to attract seasoned foodservice sales professionals to be part of this.

We offer strong career prospects for successful professionals looking to develop their career within the Foodservice industry.


This role is an excellent opportunity to manage and develop an already established Sales team.

This will include all areas of sales including field sales, BDMs, Telesales and the line managers of these divisions.

The purpose of the role is to define and implement a sales strategy to support further sales growth.

This will include devising the structure of the sales team, recruiting for key positions, deciding on the target end user sectors, and initiating both retention/growth and new business plans.

This personal will be highly influential in motivating and training the team and be pivotal in supporting our 5 year growth plan.

Our customer base is established but varied encompassing all foodservice areas, including Hotel, Restaurant, leisure, education and healthcare accounts.

This is an exciting position within our company and an ideal opportunity for a driven Foodservice man manager who really wants to make a significant impact


The successful candidate will be an experienced man manager from within the foodservice industry.

  • Candidates must have a proven track record in Foodservice man management within sales.
  • Candidates with experience within Foodservice wholesale will be of particular interest.
  • We will also consider candidates with experience within Foodservice manufacturing.
  • Candidates must be “hands on” in their approach and enjoy both driving sales directly with customers and via a team.



If you have most or all of the above strengths then this role may present a fantastic opportunity for you in 2022 with a company that offers an extremely good working atmosphere, strong realistic commission and career prospects for successful candidates.

LOCATION: Lincoln, Nottingham, Skegness, Boston, Kings Lynn, Leicester, Norwich




About Midas 

Midas is an established and industry accredited executive recruitment consultancy. Since inception in 2003, Midas has developed close partnerships with many blue chip employers encompassing sectors such as Foodservice, Healthcare, Manufacturing, CPG to name just a few. Core expertise is within Sales, Marketing and Executive recruitment. Typical assignments would include Field Sales Executives, Key Account Managers, Business Development Managers, National Account Managers, Sales Managers, Sales Controllers, Category Managers, Product Managers, NPD, Demand Planners, Marketing Managers, Sales Directors, Marketing Directors and Managing Directors.

Midas has full UK coverage via offices in the West Midlands and also recruits for European roles on behalf of their customer base. Midas Selection is a proud member of The Recruitment and Employment Confederation

The team of experienced consultants are aligned to vertical sectors, thereby marrying together not only recruitment expertise but also specific sector knowledge, this ensures that Midas fully understands the dynamics of the markets served. Business talent is delivered via three predominant avenues; talent targeting (headhunting), on and off line advertising campaigns, and extensive database selection. We assign one account manager to each of our customers for all recruitment, irrespective of geography, this increases efficiencies and understanding and limits unnecessary communication.

Midas Selection specialises in Sales, Marketing and Executive appointments, through to C Level Appointments, across the UK with forays into other European destinations.

Find Us
0121 214 3740
AFE Business Centre
Anchorage Road
The Royal Borough of Sutton Coldfield
West Midlands
B74 4XG
United Kingdom
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