Field Sales Executive

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You will work as a Field Sales Executive for our client, a highly successful and ambitious food manufacturing company. Our client is based in Galway but seeking a Field Sales Executive for Leinster region.

You will be field-based and responsible for liaising with external clients such as customers, vendors and internal teams ensuring the organisational brand is continuously developed & promoted. You will work alongside the Sales Team and report to the Sales Manager.

 

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Work closely with customers & stores to negotiate shelf space and providing product updates to clients.
  • Deliver agreed sales and work to specific KPI’s.
  • Business development – building strong relationships with café’s, restaurants, and independent retailers.
  • Regularly review the merchandising and brand capabilities of products and make recommendations for improvements in stores.
  • Attend events such as product launches, in-store events and tasting events.
  • Assist internal team analyse customer trends.
  • Maintain excellent product knowledge an awareness of developments in sales generation and product development.
  • Coordinate with internal teams & manager on the development of sales and marketing strategy and future growth plans.
  • Update reporting for KPI’s.

 

 What are we looking for?

  • 2-3 years fresh food industry experience looking after the three main retailers and symbol groups is essential.
  • Previous sales / business development experience.
  • Strong networking & negotiating ability.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Available to travel – field-based role.
  • A full clean driving licence.

 Desirable

  • Business or related qualification.
  • Food manufacturing industry experience.

 

Apply for this job now or get in touch with Áine on 090 64 90485.

 

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