Van Field Sales Representative

Rainbow Recruitment Services are recruiting on behalf of their client, an established sweet and savoury bakery in Burgess Hill (West Sussex), for a Van Field Sales Representative.

With over 30 years experience, our client wholesale a varied range of sweet and savoury options to independent food outlets across London and the South East. This includes cafes, coffee chains, schools & colleges.

About the Role
Your main responsibility will be completing the cover of distributor sales rounds, which includes stock control, ordering, cash handling and importantly offering a fantastic service to an existing client base.

To facilitate sales round cover, you will be responsible for ensuring sales rounds have up to date customer lists and relevant contact information, and maintaining the company database.

The day to day role will involve accompanying distributors in order to learn the routes and get to know the customers. There will also be times when you will be required to assist the Sales Manager with business development and canvassing potential new customers.


Working hours
The role will require some flexibility to meet the requirements of the customer base and involves early starts - typically 5/6am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.

You will be energetic, flexible, and have a UK drivers licence with the entitlement to drive a 3.5t (large transit size) Van.

You will have Field / Van based Sales experience, and a proven ability to deliver high levels of customer service.

Reporting to the Sales manager, you will receive full product based training and support.

This is an exciting role for the right person with good future prospects/opportunities (This includes taking on your own round with potential earnings of £40,000+).

There is also the opportunity to work annually from April to September, with a winter retainer.

Salary: £25,000.00-£28,000.00 per year