Sales Director - Meat

Location
Midlands/North West
Salary
Executive salary plus bonus + package
Posted
06 Jun 2018
Closes
20 Jun 2018
Ref
JW/HSFS
Position/Level
Department Head, Director
Responsibilities
Business Development, Sales, Strategy
Sector
FMCG / Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Our client is a quality supplier of assured British food products to retailers and food service professionals across Europe. The business has a turnover in excess of £80m with realistic ambition for growth into new markets and to service new customers both in the UK and Europe.

To maximise this growth potential the business has a requirement to appoint a Sales Director to join the senior management team with the responsibility of evaluating the current routes to market and driving the strategic growth of the business.

The appointed Sales Director will be expected to take a strategic approach to evaluating the current business and assessing the key areas for growth from both existing and new customers across food service, retail and butchery, implementing the final agreed strategy through the sales team in place.

In time it is expected the sales team, under the leadership of this key appointment, will grow in number to reflect the growing requirements of a larger business.

Experience

It is essential that the successful candidate will have:

  • A deep understanding of the food service industry including knowledge of market/customers, preferably within meat
  • A proven track record of successfully operating within the UK food industry with experience of managing and growing sales revenue
  • Experience of successfully managing and growing a sales team; motivating, driving development and implementation of sales strategies to deliver targeted growth
  • Experience of recruiting and developing a sales team

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