Role details

Field Sales Manager

East Midlands   •   £40,000 - £42,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • A market leader within the foodservice industry
  • Managing a team of Business Managers

About Our Client

A leading wholesale distributer within the food service industry.

Job Description

Reporting into the Head of Freetrade Sales you will be responsible for leading, developing and motivating a team of 7 Business Managers, delivering growth across a geographic area consisting of existing and new customers. You will manage and prospect high status accounts through independent and free trade sales.

As the Field Sales Manager you will manage the performance of the Business Managers; training them in the field, conducting team meetings, conference calls and using the correct performance tools in order to guarantee results and targets are achieved. You will need to effectively forecast sales, and develop the account base whilst prospecting for new business also. You will be working closely with an operations team; building and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders, external and internal contacts is paramount.

The Successful Applicant

Key skills, experience and attributes required:

  • Experienced in field sales management
  • Worked within the foodservice/wholesale channel
  • Experience with food or drink products within a fast paced environment
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships
  • Strong commercial, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent negotiation, selling and influencing skills
  • Organisational skills and attention to detail are key
  • A decisive, inspirational and motivated attitude in company of good leadership skills
  • Full, clean driving license

What's on Offer

  • Basic salary of £40,000 to £42,000 depending on experience
  • Uncapped bonus
  • Company car
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension
  • Healthcare

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