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Sales Manager

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by CV-Library

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
£30k - £35k Annual
My client is a leading wholesaler and fine foods producer supplying the best in the hospitality industry including hotels and restaurants across the UK & Europe.

They have a fantastic reputation within the FMCG markets they supply within, and possess an absolute vision in fine cuisine and are focused on delivering excellent standards of service and quality.

They are seeking to recruit a determined and passionate Sales Manager to cover Edinburgh and the Scottish Borders.

This is an excellent opportunity to join my client at an exciting time. The company is undergoing rapid growth and significant strategic change. To continue developing, they need a dynamic and committed team.

What does the role involve?

Reporting to the Commercial Director, you will be an integral part of a team of committed and passionate Sales Managers. The role will require you to both gain new business, and to retain and grow existing business in Edinburgh and the Scottish Borders.

All of of the sales team are knowledgeable and passionate about the FMCG and food service industries. Many are qualified Chefs, a formula which has driven excellent results for the business. This is your opportunity to use that skill and knowledge in bringing your passion for food to life in a very different and challenging way.

You will need the ability to win an audience with and then to influence hard-to-reach decision makers in the food industry. Professionalism, determination and a genuine passion for all things food-related will be key to your success. You will meet and beat your targets by engaging new customers and developing solutions to meet their needs.

You will need:

Experience working within a sales focused position, ideally within FMCG or the hospitality sectors

A passion for all things food related

A passion for results

A willingness to win

The ability to keep going

Good planning and organisational skills

Excellent communication skills to allow you to build lasting relationships with internal and external customers

Genuine desire and affinity for change

Excellent commercial acumen and the ability to interpret financial information

A flexible, honest, determined and results-driven approach

The ability to proactively manage your customers, analysing their needs and maximising sales opportunities

To engage effectively with internal partners, most especially our team of committed Customer Service Agents to deliver service excellence to the customer

To maintain and assist in the development of our food product offering


Salary of £30k - £35k, company car with competitive bonus structure


Reference: 210418661

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