Sales Manager

Full Time Permanent @FMK Consulting Email Job

Job Detail

  • Job ID 8802

Job Description

We have a new opportunity with a UK Importer based in Kent who has a wide portfolio of Fresh Produce: Fruit, Salads, Vegetables and Exotics. These are sold locally in Kent to Hotels, Restaurants, Caterers and a fledgling Home delivery service. The other half of the business deals mainly with core lines in Bananas and Limes on a vertically integrated supply basis. This will deal with their customers in UK and EU Wholesale.

They are committed to growth and among other positions, they are looking for a Sales Manager to join their team in North Kent. This is a SME where responsibilities are often shared to get the job done. If you do not come from a fresh produce background, the sales role is an exciting ground to learn about the fast-paced world of Fresh Produce. If you have a background in Fresh Produce sales, then you will easily fit in to a familiar range of products and customers.

Job Purpose
  • Take responsibility for local sales and UK/EU Wholesale.
  • Jointly develop a sales plan covering current customers and developing new ones.
Job Accountabilities
  • Support Team in Sales and sales associated activity.
  • Play a central role in price negotiations with customers and suppliers.
  • Accurate and timely in administrative tasks.
  • Track customer performance and implement new sales initiatives.
Personal experience and skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Confident communicator and rapport-builder.
  • Agile and dynamic with the ability to work under pressure and successfully prioritise.
  • Positive attitude, self-motivated mindset and able to work independently.
  • A minimum of two years sales experience (B2B) – Fresh produce desirable but not essential.
  • Desirable – a knowledge of the Non-Retail sector.
  • Written and spoken fluency in English  (other European languages advantageous)

Send a CV over to or ( to apply, or call Frank Kinsella on 07734 861080 to have a chat about the role in more detail!

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