We're looking for an experienced Sales Manager to join the Volcano team!
Love helping people discover something better? Love promoting ethically and environmentally responsible products? Do you like being rewarded proportionally to your effort and having measurable targets? If you’re an experienced sales person who is ambitious to succeed then this is the opportunity for you.
About us We are an independently owned, multi-award winning, speciality coffee roastery based in Brixton. Founded in 2010 we now operate two market leading brands, employ 32 passionate, committed people and supply wholesale partners in every corner of the world. We are committed to working with farmers and their coffee-growing communities to increase the quality and hence the value of their product. At the same time, we only work with partners and importers who actively engage in promoting sustainability and community based improvements. We are looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious and passionate person to join our sales team. Take a look below and let us know if you think this could be you!
Position Description You will be responsible for generating new wholesale business from numerous channels in the speciality coffee industry including leading cafes, restaurants, hotel groups within the emerging specialty sector. You will be active in planning your lead generation, working on your existing contacts within the food and beverage industry and networking to gather further contacts. You will work alongside various teams within the business to create the best product and service offers for your customers, and close the deals to deliver our target business growth. You will also be involved in industry events such as cuppings, tastings, trade shows and festivals across the year. Occasional weekend work is required and occasional travel around the UK and Europe.
Desirable - 2 years sales experience within the speciality coffee industry (2 years Sales experience within the Food & Beverage industry is considered) - Understanding of the speciality coffee market - Experience in relationship management and customer service - Awareness of the consumer goods market. - Full UK Drivers License