Sales Manager

We are working with a large well known business in the heart of Cambridgeshire. Our client is adding a Sales Manager to the Catering side of the business and will work to find new sales leads through business directories, client referrals, etc., contacting new and existing customers to find what they want, create solutions and ensure a smooth sales process. 

We are looking for:
• A highly motivated and independent sales person 
• A proven field sales manager with experience in identifying and converting new business opportunities
• Someone with minimum of 3 years experience in field sales/account management/ distributor management
• Someone with experience in the catering industry (highly desirable)
• Someone who works well with an established internal sales and marketing team 

Experience required:
• Good practical understanding of Microsoft Office applications - including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
• Proven history of meeting tight deadlines and working to a fast pace
• Excellent organisation skills with the ability to manage time effectively 
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal  

Additional expectations:
• Sales growth in both existing and new accounts globally
• Budget accountability, Catering sales and marketing costs
• Ensuring that the CRM records are kept up to date
• Quotation Generation and follow up
• Identifying opportunities for and actively contributing, to the development of existing and new products
• Agreeing sales, prices and delivery 

This vacancy would suit Sales Manager, Sales Executive, Catering Sales and Business Development. Areas covered are Norfolk Suffolk and Cambridge

Salary 30K - 35K DOE, up to 20% OTE, company car plus other benefits.