Field Sales I FMCG I London

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Salary:
£22000 to £24000 per annum negotiable + benefits + OTE + bonus
Location:
Apply by:
29th November 2018
Start date:
November 2018
Job type:
Graduate job

About the Client


A once in a lifetime opportunity to join the most exciting food start-up in the UK. Our product is a new healthy snacking brand for kids that has been created & nurtured by a crack team of start-up experts that have a rich history disrupting mature food & drink categories in the UK & USA with great tasting healthy brands beloved by consumers. We are committed to improving kids diets & delivering great tasting healthy snacks in a way that excites and empowers kids. Backed by major partners and with major investment funding in place, the brand launch is planned for Q4 2018.


The opportunity is HUGE!


We are now expanding our amazing team searching for inspired, motivated and enthusiastic food lovers looking to transform the world of kids snacking.


Do you want to make a real difference to a brand with huge potential? We need an enthusiastic, driven and tenacious Brand Ambassador to play a pivotal role in our ambitious growth plans. By taking our amazing brand to the heart of where our consumers live & play, driving awareness & generating new distribution listings you will play a key role is helping explode our business growth.


This is a perfect starting point for a successful marketing or sales career. You will have responsibility & empowerment from day one with a path to a long-term Marketing or Sales career within our high growth organisation.


Objective of Role


To be the catalyst of our snacks take over of London. Driving awareness, consumer engagement and distribution listings of out brand - spreading the Kids healthy snacking word on the streets and creating excitement for the brand.


Activating sampling events, influencer seeding, creating pop-up events at 'trophy' locations, achieving new distribution listings to create a personal connection with our consumers - our healthy snacking kids and their mums & dads.


Responsibilities


Devote 50% of time to field marketing activities by:


Creating mini branded Pop-up events around stores


Executing instore retail demonstrations and shopper events


Devote 50% of time to sales listings with a focus on retail, store manager engagement, merchandising and opening new accounts.


Work closely with the Brand Team and Managing Director to provide strategic and creative input in the companies programme planning, including branding, sales initiatives, and community building.


Nurture new & existing retail accounts to create a strong brand presence in store.


Delivering Pop-up Snacks events/sampling points at kids venues. E.g. Kidzania, British Museums, pop concerts, film premiers, school events, etc.


Develop effective and breakthrough field marketing initiatives that help create and increase brand affinity along all channels (customers, in-store staff and event attendees) and help drive sales into retail stores.


Connect with local VIP influencers, securing breakthrough events where the brand can thrive amongst attendees, creating future connections and brand affinity


Work closely with the Brand and Social team to share activities and enable swift social media amplification


Daily use of phone-based apps to record sales/engagements/achievements/barriers.


Complete weekly recaps of market execution



Skills & Experience


Enthusiastic, confident and driven - a results seeker!


Creative, innovative and a self-starter.


Strong networking and relationship building skills.


Be able to take direction well, contribute insights and suggestions from knowledge gained in the role


Collaborative - a passionate team member and a natural in business partnerships


Must be able to engage with groups/crowds


Valid drivers licence


Must have a good understanding of social media platforms


Must have a smartphone with the ability to upload apps and take/upload/identify photos. Internet access.


Our consumers are Kids - so need to be flexible to work days, nights and weekends as needed.


What we can do for you:


Provide the perfect starting point for a successful marketing or sales career. You will have responsibility & empowerment from day one with a path to a long-term Marketing or Sales career within our high growth organisation.


Full immersion into the world of an entrepreneurial challenger brands


True responsibility and empowerment from day one


A competitive salary


Fun social activities