May 20th, 2021

Area Sales Manager | Food & Ingredients | South Wales
Salary ~£30-35k
Are you an experienced area sales professional with a background in the food ingredients sector? Have you got a track record of delivering new business and account growth across the south of Wales? If so, we want to hear from you.

About Our Client
Our client is a leading supplier of bakery and food ingredients into food manufacturers, bakeries and foodservice channels. They have invested heavily in the business to offer state of the art development kitchens, warehousing and distribution facilities. They are innovative and are constantly assessing their product range to ensure they are always adding the most amount of value possible to their customers. The team are all very friendly and willing to pull together to get the job done for the good of the customers and regularly go the extra mile. The products that they offer are all subject to rigorous quality checks and their standards are exemplary – they have a great reputation for quality and service.

About the Role
This role is all about growing sustainable sales and business. You will utilise your experience in managing bakeries, food manufacturers and foodservice customers to grow your book of business in South Wales. You will focus on customer relationships and service levels and ensure any issues are dealt with quickly or before they become an issue in the first place. You will launch new products and promotions to customers to drive commercial performance. You will plan and budget effectively to outline and deliver customer plans. You will drive market penetration and make the most of any opportunities in the market. You will make the most of your time through effective route planning and call cycling, prioritising customers where required.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of growing sales and delivering new business in the food sector. You will have exposure to a variety of food customers and ideally have experience in food ingredients. You will be able to communicate effectively and be able to deal with a variety of stakeholders, from small business owners to bigger corporate buyers. You will be based in the south of Wales and have knowledge of the local area, bakeries, food manufacturers and foodservice outlets. You will be organised and able to plan effectively. You will be driven by KPI’s and delivering YOY account growth.

Minimum Requirements
To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will need to have experience as a salesperson in the food industry – B2B, Foodservice, Food manufacturing etc.

Application Process
The successful applicant will move through a two-stage interview process. The first will be via online conference and the second will be a face-to-face meeting and will include a presentation. Our client is committed to making this appointment ASAP

How to Apply
If this sounds like you, please apply via the link. To discuss the role in more detail, please contact Tom Edmondson-Matthews on 01780 480 530 or tom@morepeople.co.uk Job Reference TEM13483

Job Information

Job Reference: TEM13483_1621530513
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + package
Salary From: £30000
Salary To: £35000
Job Industries: Sales
Job Locations: Wales
Job Types: Permanent

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