Sales Director, £90-110k + bonus, London

(12 month Fixed Term Contract, could extend)

We're working on a rare Sales Director role (12 month FTC, which could extend) with a renowned SME snacking brand. This is a 12 month maternity cover role.


The brand are looking for a proven Sales leader and team management superstar who is not afraid to get stuck into the detail. Recent experience of presenting to and meeting with Grocery leaders is required.


The role:

  • Leading a Sales team of 4 as well as overseeing a wider field sales team
  • Managing and coaching the team to deliver to targets
  • Reporting on business performance and P&L management
  • Managing and implementing the Sales strategy
  • Meeting with senior buyers and top-level Grocery contacts
  • Pitching to secure key new business wins
  • Working collaboratively with cross-functional teams – Marketing for trade execution, Supply Chain for close S&OP management and Innovation from a commercial standpoint
  • Category management


The person:

  • 10+ years FMCG Sales experience
  • A depth of experience with UK Grocery management
  • A passion and natural ability to lead teams
  • A strong active network within FMCG
  • A creative approach to FMCG sales
  • A highly competitive nature – driven to succeed!
  • Able to analyse category data
  • A big passion for the world of SME food and drink
  • Able to hit the ground running


*Please note that while we will try to respond to all applications, sometimes the sheer volume of responses means we can only focus on successful applicants. You should hear from us within 2-5 days if you have been successful.

Job details

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    Kate Davies

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