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Export Sales Executive

Veritas Partners Limited
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
£38,000 - £40,000 plus 25% bonus & more!
Closing date
26 Jul 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
Buying, Other Job Function, Sales, Supply Chain & Logistics

Job Details

Hours: Office based 37.5 hours Monday to Friday

Salary: £37000 - £40000 depending on experience plus up to 25% bonus

Location: Welwyn Garden City

Established FMCG food business who are market leaders in their sector with fantastic growth plans in place!

About the role:

Are you a driven and dynamic professional with a passion for business development and international sales? We are looking for an Export Sales Executive to play a critical role in driving sales, managing, and developing customer relationships across defined European (EU) and Rest of the World (ROW) territories. This position focuses on 90% new business development (both previous, new and existing contacts) and 10% account management.

Key Responsibilities:

  •         Understand existing clients and their product portfolios to identify opportunities for increased sales.
  •         Lead customer management, generate leads, and convert new business in ROW and EU sales territories.
  •         Establish and maintain a visit/contact schedule, document meetings, and follow up rigorously to close deals.
  •         Build strong relationships, understand business activities, and highlight potential products to enhance our portfolio.
  •         Prepare and negotiate joint business plans with customers aligned with company budgets.
  •         Analyse sales performance, report competitive insights, and adjust strategies accordingly.
  •         Prepare client presentations and materials, including PowerPoint and sales displays.
  •         Attend conferences and industry events and help coordinate company UK events and trade shows.
  •         Assist in forecasting customer sales to ensure consistent product supply to target markets.

About you:

  • Proven track record in sales and new business development, especially within FMCG
  • Good knowledge of developing export business through international distributors
  • Proactive selling and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong negotiation and analytical skills
  • Self-motivated, diligent, and driven
  • Good communication skills and IT literacy


  •         Quarterly bonus up to 25% of annual salary
  •         20 days holiday + bank holidays + 3 Wellness days per year
  •         Pension
  •         Life assurance

Interested? If you wish to apply for this role, please click on the apply button with a copy of your up-to-date CV. Due to the high number of candidates applying who have visa requirements, we would like to provide advance notice that we are currently unable to progress with any candidate who does not have a full right to work in the UK without dependant or sponsorship requirements.

Not right for you? We have a vast portfolio of clients who are always looking for new talented and passionate individuals to join their teams. Let us know what you are looking for and we can help match you with your next career move.


Veritas Partners Ltd are specialist recruiters sourcing candidates and opportunities across the FMCG, Consumer and Business to Business markets. Specialists in Sales, National Accounts, Marketing and Category, we partner with a broad range of clients from foodie start-ups and fast-growing SME’s to established global household names. Our philosophy is to provide open, honest and comprehensive recruitment solutions to candidates and clients alike.

We’re straight-talking, highly market-aware and innovative in our approach, so we find ourselves perfectly positioned to provide clear, consultative support on your recruitment/career needs, no matter how specific they may be. From Executive Search to Managed Advertising and Contingency Services, Veritas provides a first-class career management service that is proven to deliver on expectations with both fluidity and professionalism.

Company info
0118 903 4914
Seddon House
Gas Lane
RG10 9LX

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