• Location

    South West England, England

  • Sector:

    commercial sales

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Car

  • Contact:

    Kate Shorthouse

  • Contact email:

    kate@therecruitmentcrowd.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH2123_1556196289

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-25

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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AREA SALES MANAGER - CATERING EQUIPMENT/NON-FOOD - MARKET LEADER - FOODSERVICE - SOUTHAMPTON/SOUTH WEST/WALES
£28,000 - £35,000 Basic + £15,000 Bonus + Car + Mobile + Laptop + IPad+ Pension + Private Healthcare + 25 days Hols + BH's
The Company
My client is one of the market leading companies of its kind within the UK and is also part of a Global PLC. I am recruiting for an Area Sales Manager covering the South West/South Wales region. They supply catering equipment and non-food into Foodservice End User. In line with the growth plans comes succession planning, therefore the path for progression is very real and carries numerous opportunities for candidates with the right aspirations and capabilities.
The Role
As a Catering Equipment/Non-Food Specialist you will be responsible for:

  • Selling Catering Equipment and Non-Food into the Foodservice End User marketplace
  • 50% of your role will be focussed on new business development and 50% focussed on developing existing accounts
  • Dealing with Buyers, Owners, Chefs
  • You will be responsible for fully developing the existing customer accounts within the area with particular attention being paid to Independent Business.
  • Working closely with the Head of Sales and National Accounts to drive sales
  • Full P&L responsibility for the accounts which come under your remit
  • Hitting your individual objectives whilst equally contributing to the team's goals and targets in terms of revenue and profitability


The Candidate

  • You MUST have experience selling Catering Equipment/ Non-Food OR Food or Drink into the Foodservice End User marketplace
  • You will be looking to move forward to a new challenge and not running away from something
  • You will be a strong relationship builder
  • You must be dynamic and driven with an energetic approach
  • You could be someone who is now looking for more responsibility and more autonomy in your role
  • You must be tenacious and willing to apply the work ethic required to be successful
  • You will incredibly driven and have the desire to work in a people-centric environment - you put in the hard work, you will get the support and rewards in return
  • All candidates must have a genuine passion for the industry



On offer to the successful candidate is an attractive basic salary and benefits, giving you the ability to work with a dynamic, fast-growing company where the career opportunities are inexhaustible.
For more information on this and many more FMCG Sales roles throughout the UK, then please contact Kate Shorthouse at The Recruitment Crowd (TRC Group) on 0113 457 3760 and send your CV
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