Ref: HN44088

Sales Executive – Oriental Foods (Ref: HN44088)

Sector Sales/Business Development
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London
Salary (Annual) £ ~ 25,000 / Year
A long-established and leading Japanese seafood and food processing company, with a strong presence in the USA, is seeking an internationally-minded Sales Executive.
The company has an established client base throughout the UK and is looking to increase their profile in the European market.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and motivated salesperson (Sales experience is not required), able to learn new products quickly, and with the ability to build good relationships and develop business within the wholesale/distribution sector.
Native level of English is required for this role, and understanding of Japanese culture and some Japanese skill will be advantageous.
TYPE: Permanent, full-time

WORKING HOURS: 9:00-17:30 from Monday to Friday

SALARY: up to £25K depending on experience

START: ASAP

LOCATION: London

CORE DUTIES:
• Utilise, review, and update the client database
• Provide support and reassurance to customers
• Analyse sales data
• Sales activities including cold calls
• Increase the company’s sales profits
• Provide strategies and estimates for the company
• Prepare and distribute information from the company to clients
• Respond to client communications or queries and resolve any client issues
• Network with business partners and/or distributors
• Support Japanese managers for business set up – finding office location, supporting administration matters (contracts accounting and legal matters etc)
• Attend trade shows in Europe and possibly get involved in overseas trading in Japan or USA

IDEAL APPLICANT:
• Native level of fluency in English
• Understanding of Japanese culture and some Japanese skill will be advantageous
• Any European languages are advantageous
• B2B sales experience in the wholesale/foodservice food industry (not mandatory)
• A highly motivated self-starter
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Strong Excel & MS Office skills
• Driving licence (mandatory)

** All applicants must have the right to work in the UK as the Company is not able to support visa applications.
Updated: 14 days ago
Ref: HN44088