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Senior Sales Manager
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Hannah Collis

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Updated: Fri, Nov 17, 2023 10:21 AM

Senior Sales Manager (Commercial FMCG)
Maidstone, Kent
Monday to Friday (40hpw)
Generous base salary + life insurance, critical illness cover, pension, vitality health care, Bupa dental care, holiday allowance, and discretionary annual bonus.

We are currently working with a leading fresh produce business based near Maidstone; who due to some exciting changes, are currently seeking an experienced Senior Sales Manager to continue driving the business forward whilst maintaining key accounts.

The position requires a passionate, driven, and commercially-astute sales professional who is willing to go the extra mile to achieve the results expected. You will ideally come from a Fresh Produce (FMCG) background with a solid understanding of key account management, supply and demand forecasting, and delivering on budgets.

Day-to-Day Duties and Responsibilities

– Take full accountability for select customers
– Work closely with the sales team to ensure S&D is optimised
– Prepare and conduct monthly reviews with selected customers
– Conduct seasonal reviews for category management and planning
– Work in collaboration with other departments including Procurement, Supply Chain, Technical, and Production
– Have a solid understanding of product range and keep up to date with new information
– Be involved with promotional and demand planning with commercial teams
– Grow and develop a sales team
– Support the Sales Director and oversee the team regarding market information

Candidate Profile

– Previous experience working in a similar sales role, preferably within the fresh produce sector
– Ability to build rapport with key customers
– Previous experience liaising with overseas teams, knowledge of import/export is advantageous
– Have well-developed personal and written communication skills
– Excellent interpersonal skills coupled with leadership and management skills
– A proactive approach to sales with a strong international focus
– Be confident in writing reports and presenting data findings
– Be flexible to work 1 in 4 weekends (mornings only from home)
– Excellent time management and organisational skills with the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
– Good IT skills

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