Sales Executive - Retail and Foodservice

Recruiter
ECO GREEN LIVING LIMITED
Location
142, Rushgreen Road, Lym, WA13 9QW
Salary
£12,000.00 annually
Posted
23 Mar 2021
Closes
10 Apr 2021
Ref
VAC001692395
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
May
Duration
Permanent
We are looking for a Sales Executive with entrepreneurial flair and tenacity. Experience of selling to the Retail, Wholesale and the Food service sector would be an advantage. Any knowledge of the pet, household, consumables and packaging categories would be a bonus.

You will be responsible for taking a range of new products to market with a big USP and a new brand and creating a new pipeline and revenue stream for the company. You will be the first person in, on this side of the business which is set for high growth. Majoring on the purpose of our brand and environmental passion is key to building and maintaining strong relationships with accounts to develop our range throughout the UK.

We want a Business Developer who has the drive and commitment to grow the business in both the retail, wholesale and the food service sector. The products are a range of compostable zero plastic products that are fully certifiable and steps ahead of the competition for which we have the UK distribution rights. The products can be seen in the following link

The website is due to launch in the next few weeks and this is an exciting new phase of our business. It is key that the candidate can mix the classical skills and who can demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit. IT'S THE Entrepreneur we want.

Responsibilities:
  • Hunting down new customers from our data on the phones in the CRM and qualifying potential leads and developing opportunities
  • Making at least 40-50 calls per day
  • Managing the sending out of samples and following up to get listings
  • Providing quotes, pitching the product range and getting new customers set-up to place orders on the system
  • Working with the marketing department to follow up campaigns and pick up inbound enquiries
  • Providing input to digital marketing campaigns and social media posting to promote products to generate inbound leads
  • Scanning the market for competitors and potential customers
  • Targeting mainly farm shops, garden centres, cafes, caterers, deli's, Independent retailers, on-line retailers, DIY stores and wholesalers


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good Communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • The ability to work independently
  • Negotiation
  • Tenacity
  • Presenting skills


Personal qualities

  • Tenacity
  • Good personality and sense of humour
  • Good communication skills
  • Good level of IT literacy
  • Strong grasp of English and grammar
  • Dedicated and committed


Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs at A* to C or Grade 4 - 9 to include English and maths or an equivalent qualification


Future prospects

  • For the right candidate this position will develop into a long term permanent position


Things to consider

This position will initially involve working from home and offers the following benefits:
  • Plus generous commission uncapped
  • Remote and flexible working
  • 28 Days holiday
  • Health Care Plan
  • Pension

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