Job opportunity


Sales Executive
 
Who are we?

Established in 1975, Alara was the first cereal company in the world to be Organic certified. We followed this by also being the first company licensed by the Coeliac Society, the first certified by the Fair Trade Foundation and the first food manufacturer in the UK to achieve Zero Waste.
 
We have very strong sustainability values and are working towards becoming the most sustainable food manufacturer on Earth.
 
Alara is one of only two independent businesses manufacturing cereals in the UK and employs 55 people. Our customers are: wholesalers, multiple-retailers, export distributors, food service and brand owners, many of whom have been with us for 20+ years.
 
Alara owns and manages several brands of organic, gluten free or functional muesli, porridges, granolas as well as superfoods.
 
We have recently launched some fantastic new products and have so many inquiries that we need someone to help us deal with them!
 
The Role
This is an exciting and challenging role, which will require planning as well as hands on approach. You will need to manage existing accounts, develop new ones and new routes to market.
 
Key Responsibilities
- Develop new routes to market for sales of bulk superfoods
- Manage and develop relationship with other existing customers
- Respond to inquiries and actively seek new leads
- Taking part in trade & consumer shows and store promotions
- Assisting with other daily jobs of running the department
 
The Person
You must share our values about making the world a better place, be passionate about healthy food and sustainability.
 
You should be energetic, driven, well organised, able to work independently, enjoy developing and implementing new projects and efficiently manage your and others time.
 
Skills/Experience Required:
- Relevant work experience in food industry incl. successful sales to multiple retailers
- Good communication skills
- Degree an advantage

Work hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Salary: £20 – 28k depending on experience

Please email your CV to hr @ alara.co.uk
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