Sales Manager UK
This is your job
The Sales Manager UK builds extensive new business in the UK market and has the expertise to close deals with the country’s four largest retailers. You ensure healthy and steady growth by acquiring new accounts and extending relations with current clients. You strategically execute Partner in Pet Food’s plans for the next 3 to 5 years to boost the local pet food category. Lifting the exported volume of private label products by creating a double digit, sustainable growth plan. This independent position requires you to take full responsibility and ownership to successfully introduce and expand the company’s innovative value adding concepts to the British market.
Partner in Pet Food is looking for an energetic and entrepreneurial Sales Manager with a track record in British retail. At least 10 years of (international) sales experience is necessary to be able to close the desired deals and open the right doors. Bringing new ideas and a strong vision on sales are expected. You are a (near) native speaker of British English with an excellent understanding of British culture and clients, who also perfectly fits in an internationally orientated, fast growing business. You either live in the UK and frequently travel to the Dutch office, or you live in The Netherlands and frequent the UK at least two days a week.
What the organisation offers you
An independent and highly responsible sales position at an internationally focused pet food company with an excellent market position and innovative concepts. An entrepreneurial working environment with extensive travel between the UK and The Netherlands.
- At least 10 years of sales experience in an international FMCG environment
- Track record in British retail with at least one of the largest four retailers
- Highly developed negotiation and entrepreneurial skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Pro-active, diplomatic, open minded and straight forward
- (Near) native speaker of British English