Job Details for SALES EXECUTIVE / ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT
MATRIX RECRUITMENT GROUP are actively looking for a SALES EXECUTIVE to be based in Co. Kilkenny.
This role will report to the Sales Manager Global Trade and Commodities and work with support functions i.e. Finance, Quality, Supply Chain across all sites. You will have responsibility for managing customer relationships already in place.
- Manage existing business and achieve the annual budget
- Negotiate contracts achieving best possible returns on price, incremental premiums net of associated costs
- Manage day-to-day operations and coordinate with other internal functions with the aim of providing a best-in-class service to the customer
- Issue Quotations, Contract administration, Samples requests, Lead management and Customer follow ups as requested by the line manager
- Contribute towards the collation of market intelligence and the competitive landscape and market pricing information on a daily/weekly basis
- Contribute towards the elaboration of a business strategy and growth plan (5 years) for the portfolio and for your key customers
- Identify strategic opportunities and define short to medium-term priorities
- Communication – All relevant customer facing communications
- Preparation of internal reports to feed into board, sales reviews (KPI variance and recovery plans) and customer/market sector bespoke reports as required
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business Studies, Food and Business or Food Science
- B2B experience
- 2 years dairy sales experience
- Fluent written & verbal English required. Second European language desirable but not essential.
- Strong MS Office skills, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
- Good planning and organizational skills, with strong focus on rigorous execution
- Full clean drivers licence
- Some European travel required
Please send in your most up to date CV to Carol Lochab at matrixrecruitment.ie for consideration.
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.