Sales Manager

Posted 12 months ago

Our client is one of the largest and most respected Salad and Melon co-operatives in Spain (over 250m kg of product). For the last ten years they have been supplying most Supermarkets in the UK and have a significant Non-Retail business as well.

As part of their strategic plans they wish to consolidate their position in the UK with the appointment of a Sales Manager to build sales in the Non-Retail sector. This would include Wholesale markets, Food Processors, Food Service, Home Box Companies etc.

This position, ideally based in the SE will be on a Work from Home basis with a view to eventually establishing a permanent subsidiary in the UK .

We would expect the ideal candidate to have:

  • At least 3 years experience in Fresh Produce marketing and sales.
  • Procurement or Trading experience with Spain.
  • Salad (Winter)and Melon product knowledge preferably.
  • Spanish speaker desirable.
  • Ability to work on their own but equally be a great team member.
  • Experience of selling into UK Non Retail customers.
  • Track record of new business development and Customer retention and growth.
  • All round knowledge and capability in most aspects of the Fresh Produce Supply Chain (eg Logistics)
  • Be prepared to respond to any eventuality that directly affects our client’s business in the UK.
  • Great communication and rapport build skills.
  • Robust Commercial / Negotiation skills.

Please contact Georgina Kinsella on 01273 720 599 / 07734 861 080 to discuss the role and your experience. Or if you feel you have the above experience, please send over a CV to (*not or com) and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company.

Job Features

Job CategoryNon Retail, Non retail Sales Manager, Sales Manager
TypeFull Time
LocationHome-Based , UK
SalaryCompetitive, DOE
Job NumberF1211

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