Vacancy details

Portlethen, Aberdeen, Scotland

This vacancy is now closed


Role Purpose

Promote McIntosh Donald brand and products to clients, negotiate contracts and pricing with the aim of maximising site profits and market share within region.

Role Requirements

·       Build customer base and brand by identifying and selling prospects, maintaining effective and profitable relationships with customers, and understanding their needs.

·       Identify business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry, researching, and analysing sales opportunities.

·       Selling products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospective customers, recommending products and solutions.

·       Maintain positive relationships with customers by providing support, information, and guidance on our products, researching, and recommending new opportunities, and recommending product improvements.

·       Identify and share feedback with colleagues for product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors.

·       Prepare and submit weekly/monthly sales reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising key market and customer information.

·       Maintain and develop professional and technical knowledge by working with production teams and educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.

·       Maintain quality service by establishing and delivering best practice and ethical standards.

·       Contribute positively to team effort by accomplishing site targets and results.

·       Build good inter-departmental working relationships.

·       Present the product or service favourably and in a structured professional way.

·       Negotiate on price, costs, delivery and specifications with customers and internal management.

·       Liaise with production and distribution teams to check the progress of existing orders.

·       Record sales and order information, updating company systems as required.

·       Represent the company at trade exhibitions, events, and demonstrations (online and in person events).

·       Review your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets.

·       Actively attend team meetings and share best practice, knowledge and insights with colleagues.

·       Liaise with other Red Meat sites and sales team, garnering information, sharing best practice and industry/customer knowledge.

·       Any other duties as required by management and within the competency of the post holder.