Job description / Role
Charterhouse is working exclusively with a boutique gourmet organic food brand who are looking to hire a Brand/Sales Manager to join their team. You will oversee the boutique brand and work very closely with the company directors.
Your main responsibilities will be developing the brand in the UAE and ultimately the region, focusing on Modern Trade and HORECA. You will be the face of the brand, the driving vision behind it. You will be involved in the strategic planning, sales, brand development and contract negotiations. You will work with your established network to gain premium placement for the products. You will attend trade events as well as develop and implement the marketing plan. This role has involvement in each and every area of developing the brand in the region, especially on the sales front.
The successful candidate should have experience working with a premium or organic or gourmet product in the UAE for at least 2 years. You must have an established network selling and developing brands within Modern Trade or HORECA, preferably both. You are an enthusiastic, outgoing, well-spoken and impeccably presented individual. Additional experience in marketing and brand development is an added advantage. Excellent communication skills and a personable and charismatic nature are essential for this role.
About the Company
The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.
Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.