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  • London
  • fulltime
  • ₤33000 - ₤40000 per year

So, who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone to help head up our wholesale channels (in-store, online and export) and open more accounts across the globe. This person must have experience within the food industry. 

The Role:

Working directly with our Managing Director this is a ground floor opportunity to grow your career within a sales-driven environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Generate new business across our UK foodservice, retail & wholesale sales channels
  • Generate new export business and expand our international client base
  • Use the internet and social media to research and seek out new business opportunities
  • List building and cold calling
  • Assisting with product presentations and pitches to clients
  • Support the director with pricing and quotations
  • Follow up new enquiries and enter client details onto our extensive sales database
  • Complete sales order documentation for existing and potential new clients
  • Assist & help the director with sales contract terms and conditions
  • Manage and expand business volumes from existing accounts
  • Support existing clients with information, images and new product samples
  • Sales database management

The Person:

  • Previous sales experience in a similar working environment preferred (ideally 1-3 years)
  • Motivated and goal orientated with the ability to react quickly to new sales enquiries
  • Confident & articulate communicator with a strong command of written & spoken English
  • Good grades in GCSE Maths & English
  • Attention to detail
  • A clear understanding of what is needed to manage clients & build relationships
  • Organised with good time management skills
  • An understanding of how to use the internet & social media to research new business opportunities
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • The ability to understand a second European language will be advantageous
  • Whilst not essential a passion for the food sector will be to your advantage  
  • A sweet tooth!

What’s on Offer:

  • An opportunity to make a difference – from day one!
  • 25 days holiday per year + all public holidays
  • Some home working may be possible
  • Working with a small, experienced and passionate team
  • Lovely offices in Fulham (with plenty of sweet samples!)
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