Field Sales Manager - Food to Foodservice

Recruiter
Midas Selection Ltd
Location
Gloucester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Nov 2016
Closes
19 Dec 2016
Sectors
Sales, Sales Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PH877 - Field Sales Manager` Food to FoodserviceREWARDS: 38-43K Basic Salary, 50K OTE, Fully Expensed Car/Fuel CardExcellent man management opportunity within the Foodservice sectorTHE COMPANY: Excellent opportunity to join one of the genuine market leaders and recognised brand names within the Foodservice sector.We are able to provide a one stop solution including Ambient, Chilled, Frozen, Fresh, Seafood and Meat produce. Our ability to fully meet the requirements for comprehensive menu planning is second to none as is our reputation for combining quality produce with excellent levels of service.Over the last 10 years we have developed their reputation for both service, pricing and professionalism to a high level and are consistently regarded as the strongest foodservice wholesaler nationally by many of our customers within both profit and cost sectors.We are able to offer strong career prospects for successful professionals looking to make their mark on within the Foodservice industry.THE ROLE:The successful candidate will be responsible for management of a team of 9-10 area sales managers selling to the foodservice sector.This is an extremely ``hands on` opportunity with strategic area planning being combined with field sales visits alongside the team.You will be responsible for an area revenue target made up of business with existing trading accounts alongside new business driven by yourself and the team.Although most of the account base will consist of independent business within the catering trade there will also be responsible for strategic national accounts which are serviced regionally.The account base will cover both cost and profit sectors and include education, heathcare, restaurants, hotels and gastro pub accounts.THE APPLICANT.The successful candidate will be a proven sales professional with experience selling into the foodservice and catering sector.- Candidates must be able to demonstrate a proven track record in sales at Head Chef or contract catering manager level.- Candidates must have man management experience of sales professionals selling to the foodservice and catering sector.- Candidates must be organised and structured and be familiar with in depth sales management skills and techniques.- Candidates must be comfortable with managing within a bluechip organisation and be able to work closely with operational strategies across the region.- Candidates must be dynamic with rounded sales skills and enjoy a ``hands on` approach to man management.This role is a fantastic opportunity for candidates with foodservice man management experience to further develop their career with a market leader.LOCATION: Gloucester, Cardiff, Bristol, Oxford, Birmingham, Reading, SwindonMidas Selection Ltd specialises in recruiting Sales, Marketing, Purchasing and Supply chain professionals in all industries. Midas Selection Ltd operates as an Employment Agency. All applicants send CVS to