Sales Executive

West London
£25000 - £32000 per annum
29 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Chris Burns
Contract Type
Full Time
Sales Executive - West London

Salary £25000-£32000 pa + Bonus

The Company

A young and expanding business operating within a niche sector where the food products they supply have a wide range of applications.

The Role

The business has a growing reputation and sales opportunities are abundant in a range of sectors. The company have therefore taken the step of creating a new position for a Sales Executive to join the business and promote and sell the company products. The Sales Executive will sell into a diverse range of customers, such as: Wholesalers, Independent Retailers, Food Manufacturers, Caterers, Bakeries, Chocolatiers, Health Food markets.

The purpose of this role is to develop new business (70%) and manage existing customers (30%), promoting a range of high quality dried/ambient foods and ingredients, that can be used in recipe dishes, for further food manufacturing, or as finished products in retail and wholesale outlets. We are seeking an energetic and passionate person with the ability to work on their own initiative, and genuinely passionate about foods and wants to learn about the products and the various markets and applications.

The Sales Executive will need to understand the commercial pressures of selling and supplying both long-life and short-life products into demanding customers. The jobholder will demonstrate a high level of knowledge across a wide variety of foods, and be able to effectively communicate this knowledge to the customer at face-to-face meetings, whilst oozing passion and enthusiasm.

The Person

This role may appeal to a Graduate with a Food related Degree combined with a couple of years-experience of working for a Food Manufacturer, and seeking a new challenge in a Commercial setting; Alternatively, you may be an established Food Sales professional looking for a new challenge with a growing business. Expected in all applicants is drive, determination and an unwavering passion for delighting your customers, by supplying the best products to meet their need.

The business will develop the Sales Executive, giving them the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding to sell effectively into the customer base. Ref 2661

The Salary for this role is £25,000 pa - £32,000 pa + Bonus. The company are based in West London.