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Join the team at James White Drinks

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Posted: 9th March 2017

Sales Executive

Exciting opportunity to join award winning juice manufacturer - James White Drinks.

Full time
Home based
Salary dependant on experience

James White Drinks is based in rural Suffolk, approx. 7 miles north of Ipswich. Makers of brilliant non-alcoholic drinks for the last 26 years our brands include Beet It beetroot juice, Big Tom spiced tomato mix and a large range of cordials and organic juices. We have long established trade with all the major UK supermarkets, health food and independent speciality retailers, caterers and pubs and fast growing export and sports nutrition sales.

This role will be home based but will require you to spend most of your time out in the field. Reporting into the Sales Director, you will be responsible for a variety of different sales functions including selling to consumers at Consumer Shows and to customers from the local convenience store to potential new, national business leads through new business acquisition.

Key Responsibilities

• Organizing and attending consumer shows in the London area, ensuring that these shows are executed with excellence

• Building a call list in a group of London postcodes and selling James White products to local convenience stores, cash and carry depots, delis and cafes within this area

• Calling new customer leads (local and national) as requested by the Sales Director and managing these customers on an ongoing basis

• Organizing and implementing in store sampling with stores such as Wholefoods, As Nature Intended and Planet Organic

• Attending meetings with the Sales Director and sales teams as required

• Assisting the Sales Director with ad hoc projects as and when required

Key skills required

• Educated to degree level

• Competent user of MS Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)

• Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills

• Well-presented and highly personable

• Excellent organisational and time management skills

• Proven ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

• Exceptional written and oral communication skills

• Bright, confident personality

• Flexible and mature approach with an ability to work unsupervised

• Flexibility and adaptability to manage a range of different tasks and to work extra hours to meet deadlines

Is it time to introduce yourself?

If you're interested in joining the team, please email your CV and a covering letter to Andy Dicken on andy@jameswhitedrinks.co.uk.