Directly reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, we have been instructed to recruit a Group Sales & Marketing Manager for one of the top Grocery Retailers in the UK.
The ambition is for continued growth and to achieve market share dominance in multiple food categories in a highly competitive marketplace. Your role includes the management and efficient communication between the sales & marketing departments from planning and executing marketing & sales strategies for the sales team and account managers to maximise all opportunities.
You will need to have experience and knowledge of new product development and work with the production department to ensure we stay in touch with changing market trends to stay ahead of the competition.
You will have full authority to plan and direct the different departments to ensure all pre agreed budgets that you and the CEO have set are met and contingency plans are in place for any changes or shifts within the food industry. This also includes responsibility in recruitment for the sales team, sales analysis and reporting to the senior management team.
Key and specific requirements include:
- Group Management experience (5 years minimum) within food/Grocery industry.
- Proven track record of sales success - both internal and external business development
- Man management - develop, coach and train sales team
- Strong decision maker and communicator
- Knowledge and understanding of trade channels.
With the new financial year approaching, we are looking to hire this person as soon as possible and the CEO is keen to have someone working with them who can bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to adjust swiftly and continue the forward movement of the business.
The salary is negotiable (depending on experience); car allowance in additional to this and excellent benefits.
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