Head of Sales UK & Ireland
£70-80k + 20% bonus + competitive benefits package
Home based role (London or commutable surrounding areas)

**FMCG Sales experience with Top 4 Grocery is required to apply for this role**

A truly entrepreneurial Head of Sales opportunity to build a healthy, mission-led, plant based FMCG startup from the ground up in the UK (with the support and backing to take it all the way).

A highly attractive brand and product proposition with an aim to disrupt, challenge and make a positive impact…

  • Mission-led – socially conscious with a passion for health and wellbeing
  • Sustainable – plant based
  • Highly convenient – bringing new shoppers to the category
  • High quality – super tasty and healthy product!
  • Explosive growth >300%
  • Well-funded – recent significant investment
  • Proven concept – some big listings internationally and successful UK grocery trial
  • Great brand story and positioning – strong appeal to buyers
  • Big vision – very down-to-earth founder but with global ambitions

Your creativity, innovation, confidence, graft and endless positive energy will be integral to driving growth. You’ll disproportionately win market share by adding category value through premiumisation and incrementality.

The UK multiples will be your main targets (alongside other opportunities you’ll identify including in OOH/foodservice). With three new SKUs launching in Q3 and Q4 of 2020 and an exciting NPD pipeline this is a rare chance to join a business poised at a real tipping point of growth and looking for a high impact, hands-on leader to help take the business to the next level.

Key Skills & Experience

  • *Must have UK Top 4 Grocery/Retail sales experience + P&L and JBP management (Irish market knowledge big bonus)
  • A proven track record in business development and winning new Multiples listings
  • Good knowledge of category management and brand management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills aligned with impressive presentation and negotiation skills
  • Proven commercial and strategic planning skills
  • A reputation for exceeding targets and delivering exceptional results in a sales capacity
  • Problem solver with analytical skills to interpret sales performance and market trend info
  • Self-starting and do not need direct supervision to motivate you for success – this is a culture of individual accountability and ownership
  • Entrepreneurial spirit – comfortable with ambiguity and energised by the process of building something lasting from the ground up

*Please note that due to the sheer volume of applications we’re currently receiving, we can often only respond to the most relevant candidates. You should hear from us within 2-5 days if your application has been successful.

Job details

  • Function
    Sales
  • Location
    Dublin
  • Talent Manager

    Caspar Giles

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