June 19, 2018 - Sales Development Executive

June 19, 2018

Sales Development Executive

UK, Sales & Marketing

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Europe Business Development Manager (BDM) to develop and implement programmes that will build sales and distribution
  • Identify those key strategic accounts and opportunities that will ensure effective coverage of the region, and tracking performance according to set objectives
  • Support regional distributors in developing in-market sales in the supply chain
  • Ensure healthy inventory level at regional distributors’ warehouse for product availability and smooth supply across all relevant channels
  • Be a primary point of contact with regional distributors’ sales teams, key wholesalers and retailers, in relation to in-market enquiries and follow up.
  • Collate and track information on distribution, prices and competitors’ activities to support business planning
  • Manage and conduct product demonstrations and presentations to pitch for key accounts
  • Organize and conduct in-store demonstration and sampling activities, which may involve weekend working
  • Assist the Europe BDM with sales planning and tracking A&P and other channel expenditure in-line with relevant budgetary controls
  • Manage new products introduction and launch to the trade in support of regional distributors’ to maximize distribution
  • Represent LKK in Chinese trade events and maintain a good relationship with different trade contacts and associations
  • Build good relationships with regional distributors’ and their sales teams, ensuring timely flow of information to support sales and development opportunities
  • Update and manage regional distributors’ records and contacts
  • Ensure effective trade coverage and regular field-based contact managing an economical yet comprehensive journey plan
  • Support the company in ensuring a good representation and reputation of the Lee Kum Kee brand in the trade to protect its brand image and equity
  • Periodically update on the latest trends and findings in the market

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Marketing or related disciplines
  • 1 - 2 years of relevant working experience with numerically competent
  • Possess good computer skills in order to communicate with colleagues, present business plans, etc.
  • Permission to work in the UK
  • Must have a full UK Driving licence as the job will involve driving for field trips
  • Must be prepared to work flexible hours including weekends, with frequent travel
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills both internally and externally
  • Proficient in spoken and written English, Mandarin or Cantonese
  • Frequent travel within UK and to Europe may be required

 

Benefits:

We offer competitive salary package and attractive fringe benefits including Life insurance, medical & dental insurance to the right candidates.

Application Method:

Interested parties please submit your application including expected salary and contact information to HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER, Lee Kum Kee (Europe) Limited, 3 Harbour Exchange Square, London E14 9GE or email to katherine.tu@uk.lkk.com.