Permanent Positions

Export Sales Manager

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a skilled & experienced Export Sales Manager. Reporting to the Sales & Marketing Manager, you will be part of a small executive team working from our head office in Parnell, Auckland but frequent international travel is to be expected.

This is an exciting role, which carries considerable autonomy and responsibility for actively managing and building long term & successful relationships with key customers, demonstrating cultural awareness, integrity and professionalism.  Development and management of annual customer business plans along with accurate and timely forecasting will be key to success in this role.  You will have direct communication with production and manufacturing staff, supported in your role by customer services, administration and logistics teams.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A passion for the NZ food and beverage industry
  • 5 years’ relevant international sales and marketing experience, developing & executing sales strategies, plans & budgets
  • Tertiary marketing or business qualifications
  • Key Account Management and B2B Sales or Trading experience
  • Excellent negotiation & relationship building skills
  • A strong team player with a high level of personal drive and engagement
  • Proven track record of Customer Care, growing sales & establishing new markets
  • A proactive and energetic go-getter approach with a proven track record of success
  • Strong planning and product management skills
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • Japanese language skills desirable  

We have a small dynamic executive team in our Auckland office and offer a great work environment that is modern, fun and flexible.  There is significant opportunity for personal growth to the right individual with the drive, can do attitude and the interpersonal skills to engage with customers and our large manufacturing team to get the optimum team results.

We offer a competitive remuneration package, dependent on skills and experience, including participation in an incentive scheme that rewards personal and team performance.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to become part of a successful and reputable NZ food company, in a role where you can really make a difference and utilise your qualifications, skills and experience to contribute to company performance, then we want to hear from you.

Apply now, by submitting your full written application today, including CV and cover letter, via the Seek application.

Applicants for this position must hold an up to date passport well as have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit to be considered for this role.

Please be aware applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment medical and drug testing as well as a police check.