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Area Sales Manager: Ingredients

Food and Drink Permanent
London : North London
REF 882088-n
£34,500 basic

The Role

An exciting Area Sales Manager position has been created with an innovative and leading provider of food ingredients.

This fantastic opportunity will involve managing an established client base throughout your sales region, as well as pro-actively identifying and opening new business accounts with Wholesalers, Independent Retailers and Food Manufacturers across North London, East London, Essex and Kent.

Your remit will be to continue building on the strong relationships with your clients, identify growth opportunities, target new business accounts, monitor competitor activity, ensure that excellent customer service levels are being delivered, and achieve the agreed sales targets for your territory.

Successful applicants will need to possess recent field sales experience, ideally with some background in selling to wholesalers or food manufacturers.

The Company

Our client is an innovative and well established provider of food ingredients. They have a strong reputation for delivering quality products and high levels of customer service. Due to business growth and restructure they are looking to appoint a highly successful and driven Area Sales Manager to their successful team.

  • Recent b2b territory sales / field sales experience is essential.
  • Ideally some experience in selling to wholesalers or food manufacturing.
  • Proven track record in delivering sales growth with new and existing clients.
  • Good territory management skills.
  • Strong relationship builder.
  • Good new business hunter.
  • Able to communicate effectively with people across all levels.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Highly self-motivated and driven.
  • Enthusiastic and positive approach.
  • Located within territory.
Salary:£34,500 basic
Benefits:Car Allowance, Phone, Laptop, Pension, Healthcare

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large volume of applications received we are unable to discuss individual applications.
If you have not heard from us within 7 days your application has been unsuccessful.

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