Sales Manager (FMCG) - Luxury Cotswolds Food Brand | £75K OTE

Cirencester, Gloucestershire
£75,000 OTE + Company Car + Benefits
11 Jun 2018
09 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Sales Manager (FMCG) - Luxury Cotswolds Food Brand | £75K OTE
£75,000 OTE Uncapped (£50,000 Base) + Company Car + Benefits + Sales Director Path

Are you an ambitious Sales professional with a proven track record of sales in the food (ideally gourmet) / FMCG industry?

We are a small but rapidly expanding fine food business selling gourmet products in the retail, food service and giftware sectors. We are seeking a driven, entrepreneurial person to lead and deliver our ambitious sales targets in both the UK and overseas. You will be a sales professional with an impressive, demonstrable sales track record in speciality foods and a flexible and hands-on approach to delivering exacting targets.

The Sales Manager Opportunity:

Reporting to the Managing Director this is a great opportunity for an ambitious and entrepreneurial sales professional to take responsibility for driving and delivering Sales on behalf of a fast growing luxury food brand. The right candidate will be highly rewarded and will enjoy fast track career growth to Sales Director (subject to performance).


Primary responsibility for all aspects of our B2B & B2C Sales activities for UK and USA

+ Selling to food service distributors, food manufacturers, restaurants and retailers
+ Maintaining and enhancing our strong sales growth trajectory, with expectation of year on year growth maintained at 30%+
+ Planning and implementing Sales strategy for UK, US
+ Developing and managing sales operating budgets
+ Building on our excellence in customer satisfaction by continuously striving to provide great service and solutions for customer queries, requests, problems and promotions
+ Ensuring that regular reviews are carried out with customers, to ensure that excellent customer service is achieved
+ Organising, managing and overseeing the Sales Team consisting of Web Merchandiser, Key Account Manager and Sales support
+ Representing the brand externally to enhance and strengthen the company’s profile and optimise business development opportunities 
+ Accurately forecasting future sales and forming sales plans to adapt to constant shifts in the marketplace
+ Maximising company sales prices and resulting profit margins
+ Identifying potentially valuable emerging markets and new sales channels
+ Working closely with the Managing Director on the strategy for the business as a whole

Person specification:

+ Entrepreneurial and Ambitious; target driven
+ 5 years + working as a senior sales executive within the gourmet food industry 
+ Proven experience in a senior food service sales role, ideally in UK and US, delivering significant growth
+ Some knowledge of Retail and Online sales channels
+ Passionate about sales 
+ Excellent communications skills – written and verbal
+ Effective leadership and management skills
+ Team building; the ability to motivate others to achieve
+ Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to establish excellent working relationships with a variety of people
+ Strong organisational skills
+ Strategic thinker who is commercially aware
+ Creative, with initiative and innovative ideas
+ Full clean driving licence

Remuneration package:

Salary: £50,000 per annum
Bonus: Quarterly sales bonus based on sales growth- uncapped potential c£75,000 OTE
Vehicle: Company vehicle provided
Holiday: 28 days per annum including bank holidays
Hours of work: 8.30- 5pm- this is a senior role so it expected that the person will undertake the hours to complete the role
Pension: Contributory pension scheme
Location: Based at South Cerney with significant travel in UK and some USA trips 

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Luxury Food Sales, Gourmet Food Sales, Sales Manager, Senior Sales.

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