Fresh Produce Trading Manager

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We are working with a highly successful international Fresh Produce Group in the search of an ambitious and engaging Fresh Produce Trader or Sales Manager. They are continuously growing in success in the UK and if you have a proven track record buying and selling Fresh Produce, whatever the category…. We want to speak with you!

The Business has a well-respected and successful history of delivery fantastic results within the Non- retail sector – namely Wholesale, Foodservice and Catering sectors. Therefore, if you have this experience or something exciting to bring to the business (such as F & V Home Delivery Box Sales) then get in touch with us to discuss this new opportunity.

You will take on their well-entrenched customer base and expected to deliver new ones to their forever growing business! This business has a great customer base, but you will have the flexibility to build and react to new and exciting opportunities.

Overall our client is keen to speak with keen Fresh Produce Traders and Sales Manger’s in the Evesham area to join their thriving Trading team.

This role would consist of trading across several different Fresh Produce categories, or across categories you have existing relationships with that you can develop within this business

Sourcing great quality produce at a good price to not only ensure satisfied customers but repeat business with your contacts

Trading a variety of fresh produce to UK Supermarkets or Non retail outlets such as wholesalers and foodservice companies around the country.

Understanding your customers, and ensuring their requirements are met.

Using your experience and relationships to help drive the business forward and help grow the top and bottom lines for the business

The successful candidate: –

  • You would have extraordinary Sales skills, ideally working within the Fresh Produce Industry…. We would be open to any level of experience if you have some exposure to the Fruit / Fresh Produce Sales
  • You will have a proven track record of delivering sales and new business in the retail or wholesale, catering and processor markets (In the UK).
  • Experience trading in fruit ideally, other produce would be considered but fruit is a definite advantage.
  • You would have the personality and ‘gravitas’ to be in a Sales or Business Development role….
  • It would be advantageous if you have a book of contacts, both on the supply and customer side, to continue growing and developing.
  • Strong IT skills
  • Excellent commercial acumen and communication skills!

This is a really great role to join a dynamic and rapidly growing international business

The Salary is entirely negotiable upon experience but is likely to be a basic salary + benefits+ performance bonus.

Please contact Frank or Georgina on +44 (0) 7734 861 080 or +44 (0) 1273 720 599 to discuss the role and your experience. Or if you feel you have the above experience, please send over a CV to georgina@fmkconsulting.co (*not co.uk or com) and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company.

Sales Manager (UK Wholesale)

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We are looking for Fresh Produce Sales Managers / Traders to sell into primarily UK Wholesale Markets, Food Service and other non-retail outlets .

If you have a minimum 2 years Fresh Produce sales experience a portfolio of customers throughout the UK Wholesale sector we want to talk to you.

We have clients in the following areas : Kent, Midlands and North West.

Please get in touch if you have the following experience:-

  • Fresh Produce Trading / Sales experience ( 3 years +)
  • Current portfolio of customers in the UK Fresh Produce Wholesale sector
  • Excellent negotiation , sales and commercial skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • You would understand the Fresh Produce Industry thoroughly

Expected salary based on experience and performance £50 to £90k .

Get in touch with Frank Kinsella to discuss these positions – +44 (0)7734 861080 /  +44 (0)1273 720599

 

Commercial Manager

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Our client is an International Fresh Produce Trading company with bases in several locations in UK and Europe.Through recent expansion and growth the UK Business they are now looking for a Commercial Manager / Trader to be based in Spain, buying and selling to customers in the UK market (mainly non-retail).

You would be part of this Unit and work closely to achieve the objectives, strategy and day to day tactics.

You would be responsible for the UK companies interests in Spain with their current suppliers, with regular customer and supplier/grower visits.

Please apply if you have the following experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the Fresh Produce sector with a good network and customer base.
  • You would be a highly skilled sales person with a business development mind.
  • Proficient and proven Sales and Commercial skills such as selling and buying in the Industry
  • Good social and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work independently and in a team
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Ideally, you would come with a portfolio of customers and products and then receive the full company backing to grow this alongside existing business.
  • Languages English essential, Spanish desirable
  • Current sales experience in the UK Market, ideally both Retail and non-Retail
  • Supplier portfolio / Customer portfolio

 

 

This is an exciting role with a wide remit on procurement and sales, plenty of scope to explore new possibilities with an active hands on management team.

Please contact Frank Kinsella on +44 (0) 7734 861 080 or +44 (0) 1273 720 599 to discuss the role and your experience. Or if you feel you have the above experience, please send over a CV to georgina@fmkconsulting.co (*not co.uk or com) and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company.

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