Sales - Chef experience essential

United Kingdom
£28k plus excellent commission, circa 45 k per annum
16 Mar 2018
20 Apr 2018
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Exciting Sales Consultant/ Manager Opportunity for a premium professional Kitchenware / hospitality and food products brand part of a highly successful Scandinavian Group.

This very exciting and relatively new to the UK market premium/luxury brand offers a very exciting opportunity for an accomplished chef with sales experience. An established network of contacts within the professional kitchen, food/hospitality and restaurant market is essential.

As a sales consultant, within this expanding operation - you will have a background as a professional chef and sales experience in either the premium/luxury food market, restaurant groups, hotels contract caterer /event sector within a sales capacity. You will have hands on experience of driving and executing sales growth to your established network of contacts within the hospitality industry. This role is currently to focus on the sales for the UK’s luxury and premium hospitality market.

You should have proven experience in a similar role with an established proven record of success.


Responsibilities include:

Implement Sales strategies and plans within client base including customer targeting, customer engagement and service development.

Responsible to sell this premium brands with the professional kitchen and hospitality sector.

Proven sales experience to the Premium Hospitality market.

Attend Exhibitions to promote the brand.

Confident people person who can work well independently.

Ability to prioritize workload, work on own initiative and perform well under pressure while delivering results to exacting deadlines, flexible working environment can also be carried out from home.

Candidate Profile

A warm personality and excellent people skills is essential, this role would not suit a hard sell individual but someone who believes in the product and has a love of hospitality, people and excellent product knowledge.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

The successful candidate will have approx. 3 years’ Chef/sales/hospitality experience a desire to learn more, travel. is ambitious and a desire to work in a fastgrowing company.

Would suit a professional chef candidate looking for a change of career.

Business acumen – target driven / sales driven, excellent people skills/proactive.

Reliable & committed with intention to offer a long-term commitment to next role.

Ability to create own timetable and work on own initiative with support from Head office.

Salary & Benefits

Excellent scope and progression within international premium brand company

£28k basic £45,000 OTE - realistic earning potential experience

Car owner preferred (expenses paid)

Working Hours: 5 days per week

In accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, candidates must prove ntheir entitlement to work in the UK – verification of documentation will be undertaken as part of the recruitment process.

£28k plus excellent commission, circa 45 k per annum