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Food Sales Representative

Staffline Recruitment Ireland
pension, death in service, car parking
Ref: INDCRK24_1708522024
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Job description

I am recruiting for a full time and permanent Sales Representative for an Italian food and drink specialist supplying retail and foodservice in the Cork & Kerry area. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years sales experience in the trade. Reporting to the Sales Manager, this position is responsible for the growth of sales to new and existing customer bases within the region and the development of long-term business relationships. The successful applicant will have a passion and understanding of the Food industry.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Manage and develop new and existing accounts
  • Works effectively across the portfolio of existing and new accounts to ensure successful delivery of assigned targets.
  • Help to grow and develop the company brand
  • Demonstrate continuous growth in sales volume whist maintaining margin objectives
  • Identify new clients and grow existing client relationships through strong communication both face to face and remotely
  • Excellent customer service and product knowledge to be demonstrated during customer meetings
  • Identify and target business opportunities with existing and new accounts
  • Monthly reporting on performance, highlighting opportunities and customer needs to the National Sales Manager
  • Manage credit, maintain ongoing communication with credit department

Role Requirements:

  • 2 years food experience
  • Passionate about food and wine
  • Proven ability to maintain & grow sales
  • A knowledge of sales & margins processes
  • Ability to work on your own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral communication skills are essential
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills
  • Flexible approach to working hours & travel
  • Full clean driver's license


  • Commercial car
  • Excellent salary + expenses + commission
  • Daily expenses
  • Mobile Phone
  • Laptop + tablet
  • Fuel card
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking

Please contact [email protected] or call 086 4404791 for further details.

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