Head of Sales

South East London, London, England
circa £50k + £30k bonus + Benefits
06 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Sales, Sales Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Sales, South East London, Food Industry

We are now looking to recruit an experienced Head of Sales to build, run and manage the Sales, Account Management and Business Development functions (the Sales Team). The role will report directly to the Managing Director and will be part of the Senior Management Team responsible for delivering the Company Strategy.

A successful and motivated Sales Team will be a key part of the business and fundamental to reaching their strategic goals and drive the business in the new directions they are planning.

The key requirements of the role are:

  • Experienced and successful sales manager who has run both a sales and account management function and who has a structured and strategic approach to both business development and retention.
  • Experience in developing and successfully rolling out a short, medium and long term sales strategy, supported by demonstrable evidence of year on year sales growth. Capable of developing the business both in relation to new and current customers, ensuring that opportunities within the existing customer base are not overlooked.
  • Capable of working with Marketing to build a joined-up sales and marketing strategy that supports the sales strategy.
  • Has worked in the food industry / or an fmcg environment
  • Experienced in building, developing and motivating a talented team that drives sales to new levels with impressive growth rates while cultivating a pro-active sales culture and opening up new routes to market.
  • Has a proven track record of understanding both product and customer requirements/market trends and will support the company in developing the product range.
  • Gravitas, confidence, knowledge and flexibility to deal with customers of all sizes

Salary: circa £50,000 + £30,000 bonus

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*Due to the amount of applications received, only those who our client wishes to progress will be contacted. If you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for reading this advertisement.

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