Sales Manager

Location Bury St Edmunds
Salary: to £63,000 per annum + car and company bonus
Job ref: 416
Sales Manager | Food ingredients | Bury St Edmunds

Company snapshot:
  • Globally leading company, supplying ingredients to the food and beverages industry
  • Focused on producing the "greenest", most sustainable products in their sector
The role:
  • Working alongside the wider sales team, you will monitor market activity, customer behaviour and create reports to help define sales strategies
  • Coaching, managing and leading a sales team to develop a pipeline, win new business and motivating them to meet personal targets
  • Maintain a high-level of knowledge around the product portfolio from ingredients to manufacturing techniques to best inform customers and prospects
  • Liaising closely with the product development team, you will help with developing products that meet customer expectations and are profitable
  • To provide high standards of customer service, dealing with complaints in a professional and efficient manner
  • Understand customers present and potential future needs and produce valuable solutions that leverage success for the business
About you:
  • Extensive experience in a Sales role within the food/drinks ingredients or FMCG sector
  • You will preferably have experience leading and coaching a sales team
  • Exceptional negotiation and communication abilities
  • Successful track record of maintaining and developing client relationships
  • Great multi-tasking skills, you will be competent in managing multiple key projects at once

The package:

  • To £63k depending on experience
  • Car/car allowance and company performance dependent bonus
  • Outstanding benefits package 
  • Well-renowned company culture with genuine opportunity to progress
  • Willing to travel abroad frequently throughout wider Europe and Asia.
This Sales Manager role in Bury St Edmunds is predominantly office-based and the successful candidate is likely to be based in Cambridge, Stowmarket, Ipswich, Diss, Norwich or Colchester with experience in a Senior Sales role within FMCG, food ingredients of wider consumer goods.