Updated: 22nd March 2022
CPL Executive Search is seeking an exciting opportunity for a pro-active self-starter with entrepreneurial flair and possessing the focus and energy for driving the sales of food colourant products globally.
Candidates should have a strong understanding and sales background in Food Ingredients. He/she must also have a good technical appreciation for Natural Food Products. It is essential that the ideal person can make things happen, derive strategies for delivering sustainable growth in a highly competitive marketplace, and possess the capability for expanding the business.
- Present and sell company products, primarily food colour products, to new and existing clients in international markets.
- Generate new leads and referrals and identify sales prospects.
- Manage Marketing & Sales and Quality Control for specified products.
- Propose findings and suggestions to Senior Management on sales strategies, market perception and targeting new customers.
- Establish relationships with suppliers and customers through regular visits.
- Academic level of qualification with a minimum of 5 years for Food industry.
- Possess good technical understanding for Natural Food Colours and preferably also Spices.
- Significant travel to current and potential clients.
- Ability to persuade and influence others, strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Respond well under pressure.
- Willingness to manage a flexible schedule.
LOCATION United Kingdom
LANGUAGE English and ideally another (European) language.
TEL: +44 1865 257 252 for an informal discussion.
[This post has now been filled but we are always interested in adding suitably qualified candidates to our network. You can connect to us via LinkedIn or by email. Please note that CPL Executive Search works exclusively on retained executive search engagements commissioned by our clients and does not offer placement services or find positions for candidates].