Sales Executive (FMCG) (Dungannon) 26-28k

Job Description

Salary/ Benefits
£26,000 - £28,000 depending on experience

The Client
VANRATH are pleased to be working with an industry leading Meat Manufacturer who looking to recruit a Sales Executive to play an integral part of their continued growth strategy.

The Role

  • Primarily responsible for proactively supporting and taking direction from the account manager with the day-to-day relationships with key customers and assisting on developing business through profitable trading opportunities.
  • Support the Account Managers to ensure that growth is achieved.
  • Ensure efficient management of the product range by utilising all aspects of the category management process.
  • Monitor sales performance to budget & forecast and maintain accurate records of all sales activity.
  • Manage internal / external relationships between NPD, Technical, Production and Commercial departments while supporting the Account Manager with customer account management.
  • Helping to develop and grow sales accounts for the benefit of the company while ensuring all sales targets and key business objectives are met.
  • Ensure the day-to-day relationships with key customers are met.
  • Carry out sales presentations as required.
  • Help maintain Photography portfolio and media submissions for E-commerce.
  • Maintain assigned customer price files for accuracy.
  • Attending client meetings, publish minutes from all meetings and organise customer visits as requested.
  • Maintain an awareness of company products & processes as well as an awareness of product trends across the wider industry.
  • Support in the publication of weekly sales data to the wider business.
  • Attend planning meetings for assigned customers and support pm forecast / raw material needs.
  • To ensure the integrity of our products, customers and brands is always maintained, as suitable to the role and defined in relevant procedure.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Educated to at least A Level or equivalent, with a third level qualification being an advantage.
  • Professional individual, who is passionate about food and seeking to enhance your skills further in a dynamic junior sales role
  • Previous experience within a food manufacturing environment where essentially you have worked and built a strong understanding of this type of business in some areas is desirable but not essential.
  • First class presentation and communication skills are crucial, with the ability to be at ease developing effective working relationships.
  • You must have excellent presentation, numerical and analytical skills as well as a high level of computer literacy to achieve ambitious targets.
  • Willing to be flexible and travel at short notice.
  • Good levels of commercial and business acumen and considered decision-making.

Some positive candidate feedback we've received-

''I was contacted by VANRATH in regards to a job I had applied for. They were extremely helpful and gave me a number of positions to apply for. They had interviews set up in a number of hours and I secured a position within days. They kept we well informed throughout the process and has continued to touch base after I have started my new role. Couldn't recommend enough.''

''VANRATH were extremely supportive throughout the recruitment process and answered any queries I had, whilst keeping me informed of progress the entire time. This provided me with more confidence going into the interviews and helped me to secure my new role. Highly recommend!''

''I would highly recommend VANRATH who I found to be thoroughly helpful, informative and efficient from first point of contact. Within a week of sending my CV I had interviewed and received an offer for a new role''