Sales Director (Flexible location with an Enfield base)

Department: Sales
Location: North London (Enfield)
Closing date: 1st May 2021

Westmill Foods is one of Europe’s largest specialist food companies, manufacturing and suppling authentic global foods. Our end users are Asian and Afro-Caribbean restaurants and takeaways as well as a diverse range of consumers groups. We have a diverse set of channels including Asian wholesalers, mainstream grocery and B2B customers and a strong portfolio of leading brands including Lucky Boat, Elephant Atta, Rajah, Green Dragon and Patak’s.

Our continued success depends on exceeding the expectations of our current customers as well as our ability to expand into new and emerging cuisines. We pride ourselves on our friendly, culturally and ethnically diverse environment, with a unique family feel, where everyone has the opportunity to make a difference to the business.

We have a unique, exciting opportunity for a Sales Director to join our team and shape the future of our business. Developing strong relationships and meeting the needs of a broad range of customers, encompassing Asian Consumer, Restaurant & Takeaway, Mainstream Grocery, Wholesale, Foodservice, online and B2B and communicating and delivering a rolling 5-year multi-channel sales strategy for the Westmill portfolio within the UK market.

What are we looking for?

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a track record of delivering challenging sales targets across a broad set of customers and categories ideally within the South or East Asian markets. You will have a strong food industry network and an inclusive and engaging leadership style which values and maximises the contribution of all members of a large and diverse team.
Success is defined by the ability to build strong internal and external stakeholder relationships and make critical decisions that deliver long term business results. As a key member of the Westmill Board you will work to ensure that Westmill meets its annual Profit and Working Capital targets whilst creating a sustainable business model for the future.

Would you like to hear more?

We would be delighted to discuss this opportunity in detail with anyone with the desire and experience to join us in this role. Please contact Nathan Herrmann, Managing Director or Sallie Green, HR Director for an informal conversation.

If you wish to apply please email your CV and cover letter to by 1 May 2021.

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