Technical Sales Manager | Fresh Produce & Food Ingredients

Newbury, Berkshire
Closing date
5 Apr 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Ideal Candidate:
You will ideally be an experienced entrepreneurial sales professional with an understanding of the fresh produce, food ingredients or packaging industry. A bachelor's degree in a technical field (i.e Food Science, Chemistry, Engineering) would be preferred. You will have either built a sales territory from the ground up or grown sales/ market share significantly.

Critical thinking with good judgement and a technical mindset are all core requirements to you being successful in this role. Being persuasive but also collaborative and honest will take you a long way in this position and will lead to success in the role.

About the Job:
In this role you will be driving sales and margin growth across both new and existing accounts in the Fresh Produce and Food Ingredients industries, developing long-term relationships with customers is the key to success in this role. Taking a collaborative, technical approach with new and target customers will be beneficial in adding value to finished product solutions.

You will be working alongside the R&D / Marketing and Product Development teams to discover customer demand trends and hidden market opportunities for new / modified products.

Finally, analysing marketing information on pricing, product quality, applications, changing trends, economic indicators and competitive activity are a large part of this role and will require a large amount of technical knowledge and an overall ambition and excitement for the role.

About the Client:
Our client is a US-based global company in the Fresh Produce and Food Ingredients industry within the UK. Part of a larger parent company, our client is offering a unique, high impact, high visibility role with significant opportunity and potential for internal promotion.

How to Apply:
If this sounds like you, please contact Rae Goss on 01780 480 530 or Job reference RG16270.


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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