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Field Sales Executive

Acosta Europe
Dartford, Maidstone, Crawley, Eastbourne and Surrounding Areas
Closing date
21 Apr 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Field Sales Executive

Location: Dartford, Maidstone, Crawley, Eastbourne and Surrounding Areas

Salary: Competitive

Business Entity: ShopSmart

Brand/Department: Perfetti Van Melle

Contract Type: Permanent 

Position Type: Full Time

Join Acosta Europe's Exciting Team!

Your next career adventure awaits with Acosta Europe, where we're not just a company but a vibrant community of go-getters! As part of one of the world's largest Sales and Marketing agencies, we're at the forefront of innovation and excellence.

We're thrilled to announce a captivating opportunity for a Field Sales Executive to join us in representing Perfetti Van Melle. 

a global powerhouse in the confectionery and chewing gum industry.

About Perfetti Van Melle: Perfetti Van Melle needs no introduction – they're the creative minds behind beloved brands like Fruit-tella, Mentos, SMINT, and Chupa Chups. With products savoured by millions across the globe, Perfetti is synonymous with taste, quality, and delight.

 If you can bring the passion for sales and have the enthusiasm to succeed, we can offer you the opportunity to develop your career in an engaging and rewarding environment, where no two days are ever the same!

Role Details:

Salary: £25,000

Bonus : 10 % Performance Related Bonus

Working Hours : 37.5 Hours per week

Equipment Provided: Company Vehicle, Fuel Card, Mobile Phone

What You'll Do:

As a Field Sales Executive, you'll be the driving force behind our brand's success, cultivating strong partnerships with key decision makers across top grocers. Your territory will be your playground as you ensure distribution, availability, and visibility targets are not just met, but exceeded. Your entrepreneurial spirit will shine as you manage your area with finesse, maximising brand awareness, introducing new products, and executing store activations that leave a lasting impression.

Why Join Us?

Development Opportunities: Grow your career in a supportive environment that champions your professional growth. With comprehensive training and ongoing support, you'll have the tools you need to thrive.

Recognition and Rewards: At Acosta Europe, we celebrate success. Your hard work won't go unnoticed – expect recognition and exciting incentives for your achievements.

Flexibility and Benefits: Enjoy flexibility in your work schedule, alongside a range of benefits including a performance-based bonus, contributory pension, and healthcare plans.

What We're Looking For: If you're passionate about sales, brimming with enthusiasm, and thrive in dynamic environments, we want to hear from you! While experience in FMCG, retail, or sales is advantageous, we welcome applications from motivated individuals across all sectors. What matters most is your drive, your determination to succeed, and your eagerness to represent our incredible brands.

Ready to Take the Leap? At Acosta Europe, passion drives us forward. We're not just a team – we're a family united by a shared commitment to excellence. If you're ready to unleash your potential and make a mark in the world of sales, join us on this exciting journey. Apply now and let's create something extraordinary together!

Who are we looking for?

You will possess demonstrable experience within FMCG, retail or a sales environment, although we will also consider applications from motivated individuals with experience from other sectors. You will be passionate about the amazing brands we market and have the drive and tenacity to succeed.

You must hold a full manual driving licence and be able to travel within a defined territory.

What’s in it for you?

This role offers a genuine opportunity to develop your commercial skills and achieve your career ambitions in a bold and dynamic business that invests in people.  We offer flexibility and real opportunities for personal and professional development.   You will receive excellent training, a company vehicle, mobile phone, and fuel card, and enjoy superb benefits including a bonus (subject to performance), contributory pension and healthcare plans assurance.  Working hours are flexible between 9am and 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.

Passion is at the heart of everything we do. We encourage boldness, curiosity, and new ideas. We are motivated to learn, and constantly strive to exceed expectations. We truly care, and that is what makes us exceptional.


Got what it takes?

In your application we want to see your personal style - what makes you tick and why you think your next opportunity is here with us.

We are career makers, not just job creators. Apply now to join #OurATeam

Guiding Principles

Our culture is at the core of everything we do. Our relationships and behaviours are interwoven with our Guiding Principles which represent who we are, what we stand for and how we conduct ourselves.

To safeguard our culture, everyone in Acosta Europe aspires to and operates in-line with our Guiding Principles:

Acosta Europe is an equal opportunities employer.

Our mission is to welcome everyone and create inclusive teams. 

We celebrate difference and encourage everyone to join us and be themselves at work!

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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