Established Healthy Food Brand - International Sales Executive

Salary: £21000 to £23000 per annum negotiable depending on experience + OTE + Bonus
Location: London
Start date: Jan-2018
Sectors: Health, Marketing, Sales, Food & Drink & Catering

The Company


We are the fastest growing premium snack brand in the industry, selling over 3.5 million bags of yummy and healthy snacks every month. It all started in a little kitchen in East London in 2011, with a ground-breaking launch into a very saturated (and not just in fats) market we introduced consumers to a brand-new way of snacking - the good kind!!


Behind a successful product is an even more successful team (67 of us to be exact), in an incredible open plan office based on the beautiful canals in Old Street. Our office is FULL of colour, energy, funky music (mostly 80s) and of course, new and exciting ideas for our brand. Only the most ambitious, forward-thinking and brilliant minds make it through our door and there couldn't be a better time to join this dynamic team, looking to continue dominating the snack market across the globe.


Think this sounds like your kind of company? Keep reading!


The Role


We are looking for a Commercial Executive to join the commercial sales team, working directly with our Head of Convenience. The main function of this role will be to manage and maintain our key accounts in the convenience channel. Attention to detail and a high standard of service will help to ensure these relationships remain strong and to maintain our reputation as a key challenger brand in the industry.


More than this you will help to build and deliver on our sales strategy for 2018 and beyond, you will become our very own expert in the convenience channel! This will mean collaborating with our teams across the business (category, marketing and commercial) to ensure you are able to capitalise on new business opportunities as efficiently as possible.


Further responsibilities include:


Feeding back channel insight and delivering key projects.


Driving our on-the-ground sales and marketing team to ensure that our presence and brand is felt with our existing retailers and consumers.


Producing and delivering customer P&L management and sales forecasts


Contributing to the development of our Annual Business Planning


Attending key networking events and industry trade shows to maintain existing customer relationships and to build new ones.


Building a strong network of non-competing companies so we can continue to learn and grow as a business


The Person


Candidate must be a proven self-starter, positive, bright and ambitious with a track record of exceptional delivery.


Ideally with prior sales experience in the FMCG industry, however, this is not a prerequisite. More importantly, you will be able to prove your ability to perform in a fast-paced environment, meeting targets and working to deadlines.


Data-savvy and mathematically sound.


A charmer, grafter and a natural networker.


Ideally, you will be from a Russell-group university, with a degree in business/economics/politics.


The Basics


Salary


Starting salary: £24,000


Annual pay reviews: salary increase will be in line with your increased responsibility and performance


Bonus: This is driven by performance of both the business and your individual performance


In addition to this, we offer the following:


Brand new Mac Laptop and iPhone


Breakfast, lunch and snacks at work every day


Individual Personal Development Plan(PDP) made and reviewed every 3 months, tailored to your requirements and ambitions


Social activities- including (but certainly not limited to!) a Summer Party, Christmas Party and frequent team events


Holidays, work days and starting date:


20 holidays per year plus the period Christmas to New Year plus your birthday off


Unlimited holiday from your 2ndanniversary at the business


2 hangover days per year


Flexible working hours


If this role sounds like it might suit you, then do not hesitate to apply now and one of our team will contact you accordingly. We aim to get back to all candidates within 5 working days, irrespective of the outcome of your application.



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