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Head Of Sales

  • £75,000 - £90,000
  • London

An award-winning European plant-based food business is looking for a Head of Sales to launch their products into the UK grocery channel. This role would suit a Grocery SNAM or Controller looking to take up a lead sales position at the point of launch for a company which has already secured significant financial investment. Alongside the founders, you will build the sales and distribution strategy for the UK market.

The business has a people-first approach and prides itself on producing high quality food, using a new method to create vegan alternatives to meat.

The key responsibilities of the role are to:

  • Report to the global head of sales and CEO with management reports generated from your own P&L and local budget objectives
  • ·Work closely with supply chain, marketing, and product development teams to deliver the UK plan and maintain relationships with throughout key channels
  • Be responsible for developing a world class sales and marketing organisation, alongside the European talent team
  • Use creative sales methods to onboard new customers in food service and retail alongside gaining sales and establishing accounts through presenting products and conducting category reviews
  • Present your findings from key account sales reviews and present these to the European HQ team

To be successful, you’ll need to display the following:

  • ·Be a strong leader and hold high emotional intelligence that enables you to build meaningful relationships at different levels of the industry
  • ·Able to provide constructive feedback and be receptive to feedback given by others
  • ·Be passionate about food
  • ·Have a results driven approach and hold strong analytical and metric based skills
  • ·Have direct experience of engaging, targeting and achieving new business
  • If this sounds like you and you’re keen to take a new opportunity with an innovative start up, then don’t hesitate to apply.

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