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You will work as a Junior Sales Account Manager for one of Europe’s leading food processors in the South East.

This exciting business is a fast paced environment, with a culture of continuous employee development.

This role is paced in Co. Tipperary, roughly 1 hour from Waterford City, 45 minutes from Kilkenny City, and 20 mins from Clonmel.

You will report to the International Sales Director and assist in the growth & development of the business.

This is a permanent job with a competitive salary package.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • To maximise sales opportunities through developing and activating an agreed Sales strategy
  • Liaise with our customer contacts, agents and key account managers on a daily basis
  • Maintain & grow customer relationship to the benefit of profitable sales
  • Prepare and analyse the sales reports, highlight trends and provide insight
  • Work with the sales teams to prepare accurate sales forecasts for the business
  • Prepare presentations to support sales meetings and support post meeting requirements
  • CRM implementation, customer sales support & management of same
  • Ownership & follow through to conclusion of selected customer leads
  • Preparation of tenders, pricing submissions and promotional activity
  • Organising and storing paperwork, documents and computer-based information including e-mails management
  • Interact with Kantar & other bodies to collate market intelligence
  • Facilitate and co- ordinate National & International Tradeshow activities
  • Work closely with NPD, Quality, Ordering, Logistics and Marketing
What are we looking for?
  • Previous experience in a Sales role is a distinct advantage or strong administration experience with a desire to gain exposure to sales.
  • Ability to plan your own work, work on your own initiative and meet deadlines
  • Third level education in Business studies or Sales and Marketing preferred
  • Experience in FMCG is a big advantage
  • Proficient in IT skills e.g. MS Office Excel, Word, Outlook, Seasons, PowerPoint, Prezi
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and attention to detail – both verbal and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build both internal & external relationships
  • Ability to manage pressure and conflicting demands and prioritise tasks and workload
  • Knowledge of another European business language is desirable
  • Full Driving Licence required.

Apply for this job now or get in touch with Sarah O’Donnell on 051-353825

Matrix Recruitment Group is committed to providing a professional service where all CV’s are kept confidential and will not be submitted to any clients without candidate’s knowledge or consent.

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Recruitment Consultant: Sarah O'Donnell

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