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      Technical Sales Manager

      £65,000 - £68,000 + bonus Location: Homebased Product: Raw Protein Ref: 8654

      Established over 20 years ago, this company has built a reputation as food experts. Whether it is food sourcing, research driven product development or competitive market positioning, they take pride in their achievements.  They very much focus on their belief that food is first and foremost about people.

      About the Technical Sales Manager job

      The purpose of your role will be to proactively manage key accounts which includes client visits, identifying gaps and resolving product issues raised.

      Key tasks

      • Identify customer needs and opportunities to maintain and expand the business.
      • Organise and lead sales meetings, trade events, and review sessions to improve the team's performance.
      • Have a technical understanding of the technical requirements of  the food manufacturers processes and the product being sold.
      • Conduct competitor and market research to enhance competitive advantage.
      • Successfully drive growth in both turnover and profitability.

      About You

      The successful candidate should have a proven food manufacturing sales background of at least 10 years selling to the industrial sector, with a strategic approach to sales and a customer focused approach to sales as well as a consistent professionalism. At least 5 years managerial experience managing a team of 3 or more salespeople selling product throughout the UK and a good technical knowledge for products and processes.

      • Motivated and industrious self-starter and the ability to motivate, develop and coach a sales team.
      • Would relish the opportunity of starting a sales team and growing sales from the ground up.
      • Strong leadership and communication skills at all levels and excellent organisational skills.
      • Have flexibility for travel where necessary.

      More details

      The Technical Sales Manager job is a homebased role with a salary range of £65,000 - £68,000 + bonus, car, phone and laptop.

      The working hours are Monday to Friday, office hours.

    • Rob Salter

      Rob Salter, Recruitment Consultant, is the main point of contact for this role.

      If you have any questions about the job, please email rob@b3jobs.co.uk.

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