Head of Sales - Food Service
Salary: Executive salary plus bonus + package
Our client is a quality supplier of assured British meat products to retailers, butchers and food service professionals across Europe. The business has a turnover in excess of £80m with realistic ambition for growth into new markets and to service new customers both in the UK and Europe.
To maximise this growth potential the business has a requirement to appoint a Head of Sales to join the senior management team with the responsibility of evaluating the current routes to market and driving the strategic growth of the business.
The appointed Head of Sales will be expected to take a strategic approach to evaluating the current business and assessing the key areas for growth from both existing and new customers across food service, retail and butchery, implementing the final agreed strategy through the sales team in place.
In time it is expected the sales team, under the leadership of this key appointment, will grow in number to reflect the growing requirements of a larger business.
It is essential that the successful candidate will have:
A deep understanding of the food service industry including knowledge of market/customers, preferably within meat
A proven track record of successfully operating within the UK food industry with experience of managing and growing sales revenue
Experience of successfully managing and growing a sales team; motivating, driving development and implementation of sales strategies to deliver targeted growth
Experience of recruiting and developing a sales team.
Job Ref No: JW/HSFS