Sales Executive

Bluetownonline Ltd.
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Full time
18 days ago

Job Title: Sales Executive (Confectionary)

Location: Home based with travel to retail customers and trade shows as needed

Salary: Competitive + 10% Bonus + Car Allowance

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

About us:

At May & Raeburn we have over 60 years' experience helping ambitious global confectionary brands develop business in the UK retail market. We're much more than a distributor - through our comprehensive, insight-driven service, we offer our brand partners a tailored service that delivers effective sales and marketing across all channels.

About the role:

We are currently looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Sales Executive to join the confectionary business to support on brands such as: Rocky Mountain, Hi-Chew, Tasty Tubs and Albanese. This is an exciting new role with great potential for career development. Key responsibilities will include supporting the busy sales function and being responsible for a wide variety of tasks including: business support, account management and business.

Please note this is a home-based role, however candidates will be required to travel to retail customers and exhibition trade shows as needed and therefore a central location is preferable being within one hours drive of Nottingham.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the sales managers with retailer sales activity eg reporting, customer follow ups, technical and sales systems
  • Responsible for maintaining and expanding relationships with key customers as a sales function
  • Account management responsibility regional wholesalers
  • New business development
  • Supply forecasting and ordering support
  • Production of marketing materials, including but not exhausted to web content, brochures, and press releases
  • Uploading material to websites, online partner portals (new line form (NLF) and specs)
  • Assisting other areas of the business such as organising trade events, liaising with customers/external agencies on ad hoc basis

About you:

Experience, Skills and Knowledge:

  • Experience in sales and providing solutions based on customer needs
  • Experience with managing accounts, ecommerce would be desirable but not essential
  • Experience in the confectionary is desirable but not essential
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with aptitude in building relationships with professionals of all organizational levels
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability in problem-solving and negotiation
  • Excellent creativity and ability to think outside the box, bringing fresh ideas to the table
  • Some knowledge in graphic design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Excellent Microsoft Office and IT skills

Key Behaviours:

  • Highly motivated to achieve
  • Sales orientated with a winning mentality
  • Resilient and positive
  • Creative and solution focussed
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong learning agility
  • Ambitious and open for career development

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Business Development Executive, Sales Advisor, Sales, External Sales, Sales Person, Telesales, Business Development, B2B, Sales Development, B2B Sales Executive, Direct Sales, Account Manager, Internal Sales Person, New Business Executive, Key Sales, Sales Specialist, Customer Service Executive, Client Support Advisor, Outbound Sales, Customer Service, Inbound Sales, Sales Agent may also be considered for this role.


Bluetownonline Ltd.

company Size
51-200 Employees

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