Irish Country Meats are currently recruiting for the role of Sales Executive for the French Market.

Two positions are available for this role – 1 position in ICM Camolin, Co Wexford and 1 position in ICM Navan , Co. Meath 

The Company:

Irish Country Meats is the specialist sheepmeat division of Slaney Foods Group with operational locations in Camolin, Co. Wexford, Navan, Co. Meath and Liège, Belgium. The Group has established market positions in Ireland, U.K. and mainland Europe, servicing retail, foodservice, wholesale and manufacturing customers within our market range. A talented and committed workforce at Irish Country Meats is crucial to our ongoing success. In all areas of our business, we seek to employ people who are passionate about their area of expertise and who seek to deliver the highest standards.

The Role:

To facilitate the continuing growth and development of our customer base, Irish Country Meats wishes to appoint 2 Sales Executive with responsibility for sales & market development in the French market. Reporting to the General Manager, this is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to play a significant role in the further development of our business in the important French Market.

Key responsibilities will include;

  • Routine sales and order capturing from established customer base together with all associated administration
  • Initiate / stimulate commercial activity in your area of market responsibility consistent with sales targets.
  • Prepare and present professional presentations and proposals for prospective clients.
  • Support implementation of business commercial strategy as a team member working closely with all colleagues, interfacing with production, administration and customer service.
  • Plan logistical organisation to French market. Capability to offer an efficient /flexible delivery service to current & targeted customer base key to the continuing success of our business.
  • Participate in sales forecasting and production planning process ensuring commercial plans are consistent with company objectives and budgets.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have a strong sales and business development aptitude and meet the following criteria;

  • Some previous experience in the primary meat/food sector or in a related position is desirable.
  • Fluency in English & French. Additional language(s) or other European languages a decided advantage.
  • An ability to demonstrate the commercial acumen to work and succeed in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Highly organised and disciplined.
  • Proficient in MS Office and other relevant systems.

This role may be of interest to the many French nationals working in different sectors in Ireland seeking a change in career direction or indeed any candidate with fluency in French with a similar objective.

Should you be unable to meet the specific criteria as detailed above but still believe that you have the necessary skills/competencies to succeed in this role, you should set out your strengths & weaknesses relative to this position in your letter of application.

Full training as part of the induction program will be provided based on skill needs of successful candidate.  

Location : 1 position in ICM Camolin, Co Wexford

                  1 position in ICM Navan , Co. Meath                

Salary: The remuneration package on offer will reflect the importance of the role and the experience of the successful candidate.

Working in Irish Country Meats: We are committed to continually learning in order to create a high performing work environment where we improve on what we do and how we do it. We recognise that our employees are critical to our success and we are always interested in hearing from talented and committed people who wish to develop their career and can add to our pool of expertise across all professions and trades.

Irish Country Meats offers:

  • Employment with a leading and growing company
  • Competitive salaries, terms and conditions
  • Excellent career opportunities & promotional prospects
  • Training & Development

If you are interested in a career with a progressive, innovative Irish food company and if you feel that you have the experience and competencies consistent with the demands of this position please forward your C.V. and a cover note detailing the position you are applying for.

By Email: [email protected]

By Post: Human Resources, Irish Country Meats, Mullaghboy Industrial estate, Navan Co Meath, Ireland.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. If we do not have any suitable vacancies currently available we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.