Sales Executive - Gran Canaria.
Smoothie Solutions requires a dynamic and professional Sales Executive to join our sales team.
You will be responsible for selling our amazing smoothies to existing and prospective clients.
Your goal is to increase our market reach and product sales in the Canary islands and you will be the main point of contact for our clients.
You must be able to communicate well in Spanish and English.
This is a very good career opportunity for an exceptional person.
The position is full time and based in our pleasant, air conditioned HQ in Aguimes, Gran Canaria.
About Smoothie Solutions
We are the market leader in the manufacture of IQF Smoothies and the wholesale distribution to the HORECA sector. We do not generally sell directly to the public.
We supply our products to catering professionals in 15 countries and three continents - and counting.
Our customers are single cafes, restaurants and hotels as well as multi point of sale clients including national and multi-national cafeteria chains.
We additionally supply food service distributors in multiple countries. We expect to increase sales revenues and product reach in the next 12 months by 100 %.
We are a team of 10 people and the common languages spoken are Spanish and English. It is therefore essential for you to be able to communicate in Spanish and English.
We are looking for someone with an interest in healthy living and preferably someone who likes smoothies!
Initiative, flexibility, open-mindedness and the ability to find solutions are all requirements for this position.
If you have a sense of humour, passion and enthusiasm - plus are able to meet our sales targets - you could be the person we are looking for.
Required Skills & Experience
- Excellent at selling, communication and negotiation.
- Ability to introduce our products tailored to audience needs.
- Proven work experience as a Sales Professional.
- Hands on customer service experience.
- Experience of the food service sectors preferred.
- Able to understand client needs & resolve problems.
- Knowledge of CRM software and MS Office.
- Understanding of sales performance reporting.
- Good team player.
- Interest in healthy eating an important asset.
- Initiative and a sense of humour even more important.
- Must be available for occasional international travel.
- Able to communicate well in Spanish and in English.
- Driving license essential.
- No one needs to push you to do your best - it's who you are :-)
- You should be living on Gran Canaria or willing to relocate.
- Present & sell our products to existing and prospective clients.
- Develop and maintain great client relationships.
- Organise regular client meetings to discuss requirements.
- Ability to resolve problems and process requests.
- Reach out to potential customers through cold calling.
- Achieve sales targets every month.
- Coordinate sales activities with team members.
- Regularly report to management on all activities.
- Aim to grow professionally.
- Main focus: To help Smoothie Solutions grow - the company wins - and so do you.
You will work closely with our CEO and sales Manager. You will start with sales management and business development on Gran Canaria to fully understand the product and our business strategies.
We reward by results so if you are good - there is plenty of room to grow with us. We provide a starting yearly salary of about 22.000 euros plus benefits, increasing if performance targets are met.
We determine the starting salary according to your abilities and experience. We invite you to show us how much value you can contribute towards our company.
This is not a job position for 3 or 4 months. We are looking for someone to become a long term member of the Smoothie Solutions Team - doing the most creative and the best work of their career.
If you want to use the skills you have learned over the years to play a part in the international expansion of a young and ambitious company - we invite you to join us.
Why Smoothie Solutions?
- Great Company. We are a young and dynamic company of 11 persons and we like to make things happen. We also like to have fun whilst we do it. As an employer, we believe our responsibility is to make the work environment for our team as enjoyable and as fulfilling as possible. Our team is important and we want you to look forward to coming in each day.
- Real Customer Success comes from the heart.The foundation of our business is the supply of high quality products, supplied at great prices along with world class point of sale materials and outstanding customer service.
- We have a huge impact. Smoothie Solutions is a small company with a big reach. Smoothie Solutions home-base is in Gran Canaria, but we have multiple distributors and associates sprinkled around the globe. In fact, we have many more people working with us internationally than at our HQ. International culture is in our DNA.
- We care about you. We think you are important. We believe that empowering and looking after the people in our team is beneficial, not only to the team - but also to everyone we do business with. We work hard to create a positive and uplifting environment for our team members. We offer a great compensation package and we give everyone the opportunity and the encouragement to grow and develop - personally and professionally.
- Added Benefits. We offer weekly team breakfasts, monthly team meals and get togethers, special team events, private health insurance, flexible working hours, mobile phone, company vehicle etc - plus we encourage our team to take their vacations when they want to. We think your life outside of the work environment is important too - and if we can support you with any training or career development needs - we will do so.
- We value diversity. Growing and maintaining our inclusive and diverse team matters to us. We are committed to a being a company where our team members feel comfortable being who they are - at work, as well as at home. We encourage everyone to discover that they have the ability to be successful - every day.
- We are passionate. Smoothie Solutions is full of passionate people and we are not all the same. Smoothie Solutions employs coffee connoisseurs, cat lovers, hikers, bikers, surfers, movie lovers, chill-out addicts, fitness addicts, singles looking for love, IT geeks, parents, and other generally interesting people. We love our team for who they are - and for what they are passionate about.
- Resumé. We have the best products on the market, we maintain excellent relations with our customers, our partners and our suppliers and we give the highest priority to providing outstanding support and conditions to all of the people in our team.
We are always looking for humble, sharp, creative and ambitious folks to join the team at Smoothie Solutions. We reward by results - so if you think you might be a good fit and you have something extraordinary to offer us - we would love to talk with you.
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