Business Development Executive: ( Kepak Frozen Division) - Dublin Leinster

Job Category:
Business 2 Business, FMCG Food and Non Food
Area:
Dublin, East Ireland
Location:
AREA: Dublin / Leinster
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered - see below
Posted:
18/10/2017
Recruiter:
Kepak
Job Ref:
salesjobs

Responsible for sales of the company’s products to all End-users in the area via the distributor network.  You will be required to build and maintain strong working relationships with both distributors and independent food operators. 

Who we are:

Kepak is an Irish based food company serving international markets, restaurants and household foodservice names with prime cuts of meat, on-trend foodservice solutions and ready-for-market convenience foods.

With over 50 years’ expertise in meat craft, we are still leading the way with bespoke innovations and highly successful, international food brands

What we do

Kepak is a global food company serving international retailers and foodservice household names with prime cuts of meat, on-trend food concepts and ready-for-market convenience foods. Our meat is sourced primarily from Bord Bia Quality Assured Farms and our beef and lamb are pasture-grazed for most of the year.

Be it fresh meat crafted by our master butchers or famous brands, we can offer you retail outlet bespoke products to drive footfall in your restaurants, Kepak offers a total foodservice solution coupled with the premium quality you demand

JOB PURPOSE/PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

 Responsible for sales of the company’s products to all End-users in the area via the distributor network.  You will be required to build and maintain strong working relationships with both distributors and independent food operators. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Responsibilities associated with this role include, but are not limited to the following:

·         To achieve agreed  Case sales and Revenue targets within your region for distributors and independent customers

·         To implement the end user sales development Account plan

·         To utilize the distributor sales team to ensure all opportunities are maximized

·         To agree and execute promotional plans for end users and distributors

·         To develop strong business relationships across your region

·         To utilize all analytical tools, menu systems and marketing support in order to support the business objectives

·         To ensure all end users requests are dealt with in an efficient manner e.g. promotional support, sales orders

·         To gather required sales information on a daily basis.

·         To demonstrate all products to end users demonstrating features and benefits.

·         To work closely with the food service team to ensure all planned marketing and NPD activities are executed to the highest standard.

·         To gather and feedback marketing intelligence in liaison with the marketing team.

 

SKILLS/ KNOWLEDGE/ EXPERIENCE:

·         Experience within foodservice sector is desirable

·         5 yrs fulltime Field sales experience desirable

·         Computer literate

·         Strong communication and influencing skills

·         Determination to achieve and willingness to continually learn

·         Problem solving.

·         Commercial acumen.

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

·         A passionate and committed individual with a strong drive for results is required for this role

·         The ability to work as part of a team in a fast paced environment is essential

·         The willingness to be Flexible given the nature of the nature of the Market place.

·         Ability to build open and honest relationships with people on all levels of the business. 

 

Kepak is an Equal Opportunities Employer

 

Note: as with all positions, due to the nature of the business, key responsibilities will evolve and change over time

Contact Details:
Kepak
Tel: 01 8822400
Contact: Marina Colleran

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