Sales & Marketing Executive

Location
Slough
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
16 Sep 2016
Closes
14 Oct 2016
Ref
13758084/001
Function
Marketing
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
This is an exciting opportunity for a Sales & Marketing executive to join one of the fastest growing & most innovative FMCG food companies in the UK. The company is a high growth food company founded by passionate entrepreneurial food industry leaders.

The company seeks out the best quality, most nutritious ingredients on the planet and create delicious food to eat every day. With a fantastic range of products the business has achieved listings in the top 4 UK supermarkets within 6 months of launch.

The business has the potential to be market leaders; and are now looking for exceptional people to join the team and help to take the business to the next level!



The company is based in a small and quirky office in the Slough area, just 15 minutes walk from the local train station and with strong transport links across the M4 corridor.


Description

This is a pivotal role and the Sales & Marketing Executive will be responsible for delivering challenging sales targets with a number of valuable customers, across channels, and delivering key elements of the marketing plan. In this role you will liaise closely with the company directors, the customers and marketing partners.

Key duties include:

* Delivering sales targets for key customers
* Analysing sales data, identifying key insights and growth opportunities
* Building excellent relationships with key customers and managing their day to day needs across channels including
* Major Multiples, Foodservice, Convenience & Health
* Identifying new customers in line with our sales strategy and successfully selling in Perkier's existing and NPD product range
* Developing & implementing a monthly digital marketing plan in line with Perkier's marketing objectives
* Representing Perkier at consumer and trade events, and sampling at customer sites


Profile

You will have a proven track record in either a sales executive role or as a marketing assistant/ executive. We are looking for candidates with the following qualities:

* 'Can do' attitude, someone with drive who thrives in an environment where they can make a real difference
* Strong communication and business skills, & drive to seek out opportunities to improve business performance
* A strong customer service ethic, with the drive to always deliver on their commitments
* Outgoing personality, and great at building relationships
* Numerate with first class problem solving ability
* Ideally knowledge of Photoshop and advanced social media skills
* Due to the nature of our business, an interest in sport, exercise and/or healthy eating would be advantageous.
* A valid UK driving license; this role involves visiting key customers


Job Offer

This is an opportunity to join a fast growing business where you will have the opportunity to a difference every day. For the successful candidate a competitive salary is on offer as well as long term development and progression.