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FMK Consulting are specialist recruiters for the Fresh Produce & Food, Agriculture and FMCG Industries across the whole supply chain.

“Empowering dreams, inspiring growth with trust, integrity and passion”

FMK has a successful track record of effective Recruitment and Consultancy.

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Full-Time|Permanent
Kent, South East
Posted 1 year ago

This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate with a few years experience or at entry level. Our client is looking for someone to join their team on the Wholesale Sales side- You will be trained in the role, but some previous knowledge of the Fresh Produce Wholesale Industry would be ideal.

Our client is a well known and a highly respected Fresh Produce supplied based in Kent. This could be a incredible chance to start a long career within the Industry.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in sales support, office admin or sales.

Key responsibilities

• Assist in supporting the Sales/ Traders in their day-to-day functions

• Assist in resolving any client issues that may arise.

• Assist in successful delivery of new business opportunities.

• Be present as support at meetings and exhibitions.

• Develop product understanding and management.

• Travel to various locations nationally and internationally as necessary.

• Correspond with suppliers and customers and respond to inquiries.

• Any other tasks as may be requested by the manager in order to meet the operational need of the business that are deemed to be within the job holder’s sphere of competence.

Competencies/ Attributes

• Numbers - be accurate with attention to detail.

• Acts as a team player - Collaborate and support colleagues and peers across the organisation.

• Results oriented and flexible - Be adaptable, able to meet deadlines and to work with all types of individuals based locally or at our overseas branches.

• Self-motivated, commercially oriented and driven individual.

• Communication - Able to build relationships with colleagues across the organisation and provide the support required.

• Able to use own initiative.

• Flexible approach to role responsibilities and able to manage multiple expectations.

• Self-development - take charge of self-development by soliciting feedback, setting priorities and by seeking to acquire or strengthen skills and knowledge.

• Cross - culturally aware and adaptable.

Key skills and experience required

• Previous experience in a similar role in Sales / Account Management / Commercial or Trading .

• Ideally you would have similar experience within the Fresh produce, food or similar Industries

• It would be highly advantageous if you have had experience working with the Non retail / Wholesale markets in the UK

• Strong negotiation and influencing skills.

• Excellent time management skills and able to work in a fast paced environment.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

• Fluency in other European languages is desirable but not necessary.

• Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and Power Point).

• Able to travel nationally and internationally.

Please call Frank or Georgina on 07734 861 080 / 07539 315482 to discuss this opportunity. Otherwise, please send over a CV to the email address provided.

Job Features

Job Category

Junior Commercial executive

Type

Full Time

Location

Kent

Salary

Circa £30-£35,000 DOE

Job Number

F68

This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate with a few years experience or at entry level. Our client is looking for someone to join their team on the Wholesale Sales side- You will be trained in ...

Full-Time|Permanent
London / Surrey
Posted 2 years ago

FMK Consulting are looking for a talented fresh produce Sales and / or Procurement professional to join one of the leading international Fresh Produce companies in the UK. This is an opportunity to kick start your career or develop on what you have achieved already in a friendly team environment. 

This is a leading Fresh Produce company that have developed a world-wide supply base sourcing premium quality fresh produce... but there is plenty of room for growth and your input. 
 
They distribute to the whole of the UK and into the EU fresh produce sector, wholesalers, distributors, packers, processors, Box companies, Food Service and some retail customers … They are looking for Trader’s, Sales executives, Sales managers, Account managers, Junior Sales... basically candidates with a track record working with Fresh Produce and Non-Retail in the UK. If you have your own Customer or Grower portfolio all the better! 

The Fresh Produce Trader will be responsible for the following:

Sales, Planning and procuring the required product for their customer base
Understanding the cost structure and ensure cost management is within company threshold

Logistics planning of product
Stock management of fresh product
Supplier Management
Managing current relationships with supply base

Developing new relationships
Customer Management
Manage current relationships with customer base
Develop new relationships with customers that complement

Manage current relationships with customer base

Develop new relationships with customers that complement the business model


We are looking for….

Sales Managers, Category Manager’s, Procurement proffesionals or Traders with experience in Fresh Produce categories

You would have up to 3 years + current Sales experience in the Fresh Produce Industry (Or similar).

We would be very interested in Traders with a portfolio of customers and a wealth of knowledge from the Fresh Produce Industry…

You must have experience selling into UK non-retail customers, predominately UK wholesalers.

Apart from your talent as a trader they are looking for an ambitious, enthusiastic and hardworking individual to join their thriving team.

If you are an ambitious and dedicated trader, this is a fantastic role in which you can take on a new challenge with a successful international company. If you have the drive for success, you will have plenty of chances to progress your career, increase your salary and take advantage of ongoing training opportunities.

Job Features

Job Category

Sales Manager UK, Wholesale Trader

Type

Full Time

Location

London / Surrey

Salary

Competitive + Benefits / Bonus

Job Number

F44

FMK Consulting are looking for a talented fresh produce Sales and / or Procurement professional to join one of the leading international Fresh Produce companies in the UK. This is an opportu...

Roles

Industries Include

Fresh Produce & Food, Food Service, Farming, Horticulture, Agriculture, Viticulture, Hydroponics, Retail, Food Manufacturing, FMCG, Beer, Wine and Spirits, Vineyard Management, Agronomy