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International Sales Manager


Our client is based in Durban, South Africa. They have recently diversified into Fresh Produce and made a major investment into a Farming operation in Turkey (Top Fruit & Cherry). They aim to become major players both in the domestic and international market .

They wish to establish a Trading platform in the EU or UK to sell a full range of Fresh Produce initially from Turkey and South Africa into the Retail and non-Retail Market .

To this end they are looking to recruit an experienced Fresh Produce Sales professional to play a key part , to help source and primarily sell products into the Domestic and International Markets.

As a Sales professional you will use your skills and experience to create a customer base to benefit from integrated supply out of Turkey and South Africa.

Main Areas of Involvement

  • You will be directly involved in the Sales strategy of the company.
  •  Prepare reports on Sales and Budget
  • Develop and implement an Operational plan and provide forecasting
  • Develop and maintain good professional relationships with main accounts, stakeholders and strategic partners of the company.
  • Analyse and develop business opportunities for geographic markets.
  • Monitor sales plans to achieve

Key Business objectives.

  • Provide clear business channels for new products.
  • Maintain efficient relationships with all International Customers.
  • Assist stakeholders with Technical back up and project implementation for all marketing strategies.
  • You need good judgement and an ability to develop rapport with clients and internal stakeholders.
  • Flexibility to travel to different countries as needed.
  • Fluency in English (essential) and other EU languages (desired).

The Key Attributes

  • A minimum of five years experience in a similar role
  • Proven sales ability into all sectors of the Market Place.
  • Proven capability in Fresh Produce Procurement / Sourcing.
  • Experience from within the Fresh Produce Industry
  •  Contracts in South Africa within this Industry would be advantage
  • Knowledge of international markets within this Industry is essential
  • Excellent communication skills

Please contact Frank or Georgina +44 (0) 1273 720599 or +44 (0)7734 861 080 to discuss the role and your experience. Or if you feel you have the above experience, please send over a CV and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company

For more information please call us on 01273 720599 or email us at info@fmkconsulting.co

If interested, please contact us and quote the reference F35

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