Sales Director

London Permanent £90,000 - £110,000 per year
  • Sales Director for Ethnic Food Manufacturer with Global Presence
  • Joining the business in significant growth

About Our Client

Our client are a family owned brand with global presence in ethnic food production

Job Description

  • Sales Director
  • Coordinate liaison between sales department and other teams. ​
  • Review, analyse and present sales performance against planned margins & sales objectives including control of department overheads.​
  • Continually review and adjust list prices.
  • Set the strategy for the UK retail market inclusive of grocery retailers, discounters and online channels

The Successful Applicant

  • Sales Director
  • Broad experience of sales in the retail channel with particular knowledge of launching a brand into the Top 4 grocery retailers, on-line and discounter channels.
  • An individual who can apply this using a challenger mindset to gain brand traction with customers (and ultimately consumers) when competitors may have more resource and market share.​
  • Will bring evidence of achievement in brand led business, with a preference for experience in ethnic, staple, ambient food, including capability to utilise data to develop a category approach.​
  • Proven leadership and team working skills including the ability to work with and through others, set vision and achieve high standards by modernising systems & mindset, and to support and inspire others to develop and excel.
  • Proven track record in devising and implementing strategies and operational plans which deliver objectives plus working knowledge of JBP's.
  • ​Experience of working collaboratively in a role requiring good persuasion and negotiation skills.
  • ​The ability to build and nurture effective relationships and to influence stakeholders at all levels (internally and externally including agency partners).​
  • Extensive experience of P & L accountability with demonstrable capability of resource and pricing management.​
  • The ability to work flexibly and adapt to changing priorities and timescales.
  • This is a national role, due to the global leadership, candidates based in London would be ideal

What's on Offer

Competitive basic salary

Performance related bonus

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