We have an exciting opportunity to join our sales team, as an Area Sales Manager in Scotland.
Whilst the role is homebased, candidates will be situated in or close to Edinburgh/Glasgow/Broxburn with flexibility to travel.
M&J Seafood is the UK’s largest independent fish and seafood supplier. We are passionate about supplying customers with the freshest fish and seafood from local ports and world markets in a sustainable way. We also offer the largest range of fresh and frozen fish & seafood, a bespoke filleting service and unrivalled expert advice, which is why we are the chef’s first choice.
Plus we are not alone, M&J Seafood is part of the Fresh Direct family, a set of specialist brands including Fresh Direct, Wild Harvest, and Fresh Fayre. To top it off, the Fresh Direct family is proudly part of Sysco, the world’s largest food service supplier. We all work together to be our customers’ most valued and trusted business partner.
Our Core Values: Integrity, Inclusiveness, Excellence, Teamwork, Responsibility
Scope of the role:
The purpose of this key role is to gain, maintain and grow profitable Independent sales within the area.
The role offers a competitive salary, bonus structure and company car
- Achieve and increase Sales turnover and Gross profit
- Devise and deliver area business plan to maximise growth
- Work closely with telesales, creating a partnership plan, to maximise business growth
- Identify and deliver new accounts
- Proactively manage customer retention
- Proven track record of profitable sales delivery in the food industry
- Demonstrable knowledge of the market place
- Relevant experience of foodservice
- The capacity to interpret, understand and act upon financial data to achieve customer solutions
We would also look at capable candidates from a catering/chef background who would be able to be trained in sales
We have a passion for excellence and for individuals that are keen to drive their future success with fresh thinking and solid work ethics. In return we offer a competitive salary and staff benefits, with the chance to develop a career within M&J Seafood and the wider Group.
We aim to represent the diversity of our local communities and positively encourage applications regardless of age, race or ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief.
Fresh Direct Group uses a third party to undertake a number of checks. Any offer of employment made by Fresh Direct Group would be conditional upon receiving a satisfactory; reference, identity document(s) and basic DBS certificate