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Sales Executive

  • up to £30k dependant on experience
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • 19250

Your New Job Title: Sales Executive
Your New Salary: up to £30k dependant on experience
Location: West London
Working hours: 8.30 – 5.30pm

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

·Develop and manage sales and relations with end customers
·Maintain and develop sales by visiting retail/restaurant customers, introducing new products and maintaining presence on shelves.
·Maintain and develop sales by executing in-store activity in the form of tastings and events
·Ensure sales activities are executed and carried out on time and in line with wholesaler promotion and marketing plans
·Maintain the UK retailer database with relevant and up to date contact details and addresses
·Develop and manage new sales within the UK market
·Identify and approach new customers
·Set up new customers with the relevant wholesaler or set them up to deal directly with the company if viable.
·Continuously help to update the “store locator” on the companies webpage
·Maintain communications with end customers by managing the creation and timely send outs of the retail newsletter and other relevant forms of communication
·Explore new methods of communicating with end customers to maximise engagement with the companies new products, promotions and relevant industry and company news.

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

·Food Industry experience is advantageous but not essential
·Sales background is essential
·Be naturally eager to engage with all types of people
·Be eager to learn new processes, skills & techniques
·Be self-disciplined, timely and organised
·A standard level of numeracy in order to understand price structure
·Basic knowledge of MS excel and MS powerpoint
·Be willing to spend at least a third of their time visiting customers/retailers

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