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European Sales Manager

Cavendish Maine
Hybrid – Hertfordshire, and Work from Home
£35,000-£50,000 plus package
Closing date
17 Jul 2022

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Title: European Sales Manager

Business Sector: FMCG

Location: Hybrid – Hertfordshire, and Work from Home

Package: £35,000-£50,000 plus package

Reference: SBB/23928


European Account Manager – Benelux

Would you welcome the opportunity to work for a highly successful, growing, and ambitious consumer goods business? Would you like to work for a business which has seen notable international growth in the last few years and for which further international expansion remains a key focus?

Do you possess a background in FMCG (food or non-food) sales into European supermarkets via distribution or directly with key accounts?

If you answer affirmatively to all the above, and you are fluent in French or Dutch, we would love to hear from you.


The Role

Our market-leading client has already achieved notable success in Europe.

The business already enjoys impressive distribution selling to over 50 countries currently and is growing its international team with the recruitment of an Account Manager for the Benelux.  

The Account Manager for the Benelux will manage the existing account base and capitalise on opportunities for further growth within Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg and manage some other neighbouring markets.


The Company

A market-leading, award-winning business in its category employing more than 1,000 people.

This company has ambitious plans for the future and this ambition is reflected in the creation of new roles within the business, including this one focused on the Benelux region.  

The Package

The business will create a package designed to attract their chosen candidate.

The salary will reflect the experience and skills of the individual selected and is likely to be between £35,000 - £50,000 plus package.


The Person

You are a fluent French or Dutch speaker and an experienced international sales executive / International Sales Manager / European Account Manager.

You will possess a background in FMCG sales (food or non-food), selling into European retailers either directly or via distribution partners.  

Ideally you will have previously managed sales into grocery accounts (directly or indirectly) in Europe such as Carrefour, Leclerc, Auchan, Intermarche, Albert Heijn, Edeka, Rewe, Lidl, Aldi and Netto.



Saul Bainton

Reference: SBB:23928


Candidate care:

By responding to this advert you consent to Cavendish Maine processing the personal data included within this application.


If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 48 hours of receiving your application.


Should you not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies.  If you do not want us to do this please call us to advise.


In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine.


Established in 1991 Cavendish Maine is a specialist sales, marketing and management recruitment consultancy with 25 consultants based in offices in Portishead. Covering the whole of the UK, we work with suppliers of food and non-food products to retail, hospitality and leisure markets and our impressive client portfolio ranges from global brand leaders to fast growing private companies.

Our team is experienced, professional and knowledgeable and each consultant has a specific market focus. This means that we know our clients intimately and our candidates are well briefed and well prepared for all interviews.In addition we have one consultant who specialises in export and international roles and separate teams that bring the same recruitment processes to accountancy and financial services employers.

Find Us
01275 813000
Wessex House
4 Greystoke Business Centre
High Street
BS20 6PY
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