Sales Executive

West London
£24000 - £26000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus
22 Nov 2016
20 Dec 2016
Chris Burns
Contract Type
Full Time
Sales Executive - West London - Salary circa £25,000 pa + Bonus

The Company

An exciting opportunity to join a young and dynamic food manufacturing business and sell gourmet branded products to a wide range of customers.

The Role

The business is vibrant and fast moving and this vacancy has been newly created to underpin further sales growth. The company has a reputation for producing innovative premium-branded products and the Sales Executive will sell to a diverse customer-base including: independent retail, health food stores, delicatessens, coffee shops, and artisan food suppliers.

The Sales Executive will act as an ambassador for the brand and will promote and sell a fabulous range of products, demonstrating product awareness and drive to make sales. We are seeking an energetic and determined person and this role would suit a genuine ‘foodie` who has a hunger to learn, passion for food, and desire to sell. The role will focus on developing new business and managing existing customer accounts. There will also be an opportunity to attend Trade Exhibitions in places like Paris and Barcelona.

The Sales Executive will need to understand costs, margins and the commercial pressures of selling and supplying products to a range of customers. They need to be bright and able to build a detailed knowledge of the products they are selling, with the ability to effectively communicate this knowledge to the customer, whilst oozing passion and enthusiasm.

The Person

This role may appeal to a recent Graduate with a Food related Degree combined with some level of experience working for a Food business, and now seeking a new challenge in a Commercial setting; Alternatively, you may already be in a food sales role and be looking to join a young dynamic business operating in a fast-moving sector.

The business will develop the Sales Executive, giving them the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding to sell effectively into the customer base. As the Sales Executive will be representing the Brand, we require applicants to be highly presentable, personable and with a good level of English, both verbal and written. Ref 2698

The Salary for this role is circa £25,000 pa + Bonus.

The company are based in West London and the position is commutable from: Ealing, Shepherds Bush, Notting Hill, Ladbroke Grove, Park Royal, Acton, Wembley, Kilburn, South Harrow, Maida Vale, Willesden Green.