Sales Trainee - North West
£Negotiable | North West - H/O in Manchester
This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the most admired wholesalers, processors and distributors in the UK food industry. Located in Manchester we offer a varied, exciting and rewarding career and believe strongly in developing personnel to their fullest potential and are committed to providing learning and development opportunities.
J Sykes & Sons Ltd is one of the UK’s leading independent seafood suppliers. We are experts in supplying mixed-pallet to multiple-pallet quantities of frozen seafood to foodservice groups, wholesalers, retailers, and processors.
We are proud of our heritage and our reputation as a first rate supplier of high quality seafood and insist on providing a reliable, professional and personal service to all our customers, both large and small.
The Sales Trainee role is an approximate 18-month programme designed to prepare you for a defined professional management role within the sales team.
You will have the unique opportunity to gain invaluable experience working alongside experienced sales professionals and liaising externally with procurement departments of some of the country’s largest retailers and food service businesses.
You will work in a customer-focused, multicultural, feedback rich, open and informal environment where you will grow to understand the manufacturing process including sourcing, production and packaging.
You will help the sales team by building long-term customer partnerships, deal with various customer related issues, make commercial based decisions, participate in cross functional project teams and take own project responsibilities.
You will be entrepreneurial, pro-active and have an independent attitude together with eagerness to work for a professional and international organisation with interesting career opportunities.
The Sales Trainee job is based in the North West with the salary currently negotiable dependent on individual skills and previous experience. The standard working hours will be office hours, Monday to Friday, however due to the nature of the role, flexibility will be required.
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