EU Sales Manager

Zandbergen World's Finest Meat

Originele vacature (incl. foto’s):

Zandbergen World’s Finest Meat is a well-established family company on the European market for meat, meat products and plant-based meat and fish products. We are a supplier to the retail sector, to food producers and to the wholesale sector and as such we manage a continuous flow of products including beef, lamb, poultry, pork and ready-made consumer goods.

We have been offering alternative protein solutions since 2018. Within our product group Plant-Based we are working with market leaders such as Good Catch in order to meet the needs of a wide variety of customers mainly in retail and foodservice.

Gathered Foods are the makers of Good Catch, plant-based seafood. It’s an innovative food company focused on propelling change through plant-based alternatives. The mission is to raise consciousness, reduce harm and preserve environmental resources, all while delivering a great culinary experience.

In order to expand Good Catch in Europe, Zandbergen World’s Finest Meat and Gathered Foods are looking for an EU Sales Manager.

About the job:

You will be responsible for new account development and management and expansion of the current customer portfolios/accounts. You will research the market, seeking and generating new opportunities, especially in North/ West Europe.

You will be part of the protein-based sales team of Zandbergen, but you will also work side by side with the sales team of Gathered Foods in a joint effort to expand the distribution of the Good Catch products in the markets.

As our EU Sales Manager you’ll be responsible for:

– New account development in the EU Market, especially key markets North/ West Europe;

– Current account support in the EU Market;

– Facilitate new item introductions/ authorizations with account base in all channels (Retail, Food Service, Cash & Carry);

– Maintain updated store level audit information worksheet for Good Catch in addition to collecting data regarding competitive price points and margins, sales events, shelf space trends, new product introductions, advertising and point of sale;

– Highlight potential new partnerships that would be beneficial to Good Catch;

Implement and executes Good Catch sales plans to promote product lines.

What we’re looking for:

In line with our ideologies, we expect our team members to be passionate about food and seeking challenges and the opportunity to disrupt an antiquated industry and way of eating. The job requirements for the EU Sales Manager are:

– A bachelor’s degree in business, communications or related field;

– You must be driven, target-focussed and commercial;

– Prove you have (international) sales-experience, preferable in CPG sales;

– You are great in building relationships with all stakeholders, including board members, external partners, – clients and customers;

– Proficient English speaker;

– Willing and able to travel.

What we offer:

– A fulltime, alternating and interesting position at a leading international company with a familial culture and involved colleagues;

– An interesting mix between creating new business and relation management;

Good employment conditions with a target-based bonus structure, 28 holiday days and a good pension settlement;

– The possibility to further develop our premium brand Good Catch in the EU market;

– The ability to develop your ideas and initiatives for the further development of the company and yourself;

A parcel once per month with a diversity of our products.

Apply as Account Manager / Sales Manager

1. Send your cv (motivation letter not obligated to Matthijs van der Pol of MVP Solutions.

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2. Reply within 2 working days

3. Job interview at Zandbergen World’s Finest Meat

4. Contract at Zandbergen World’s Finest Meat

Overzicht vacature

Functietitel: Inside Sales Accountmanager Food

Categorie: Sales / Accountmanagement

Location: Industrieweg 66, 2382 NW Zoeterwoude (Leiden)

Date: August 15th 2022

Contract: Fulltime (32 – 40 hours per week)

Contract: Long term contract

Industry: Food

Company Names: Zandbergen World’s Finest Meat including The New Plant (Beyond Meat)

Salary: Contact Matthijss

Vacancy ID: ZandbergenSales

Vacancy deadline: September 27th 2022

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