Salary: £23K- £24K (depends on experience) + benefits
Working hours: 9:00 to 17:30
Location: South West London
Starting date: ASAP
Skills: Sales, Business Development, Food, Trading, Mandarin, Chinese, Japanese, English
To handle existing B2B sales accounts and acquire new business, ensuring customer satisfaction while working to legal compliance and accredited standards of food safety management and quality
Contribute to a fast growing company by meeting or exceeding sales and margin targets
Manage existing sales accounts, with particular attention to customer requirements and changing business environment
Acquire and manage new sales accounts throughout the UK and EU
Demonstrate knowledge, understanding and enthusiasm for company's business and products in order to ensure customer satisfaction
Demonstrate knowledge, understanding and enthusiasm for company's target market in order to acquire and develop new business
Monitor prices and gross margins with particular attention to currency exchange rates and negotiate price changes with customers as needed
Develop product lists that cater to customer requirements
Research and propose new products based on customer enquiries
Work closely with Purchasing to ensure sufficient stock levels
Promote the sale of stock that has been circulated as nearing its expiry date
Work closely with customers and suppliers to understand and develop new business opportunities
Work closely with Logistics to ensure smooth delivery and high standard of customer service
Provide daily/weekly/monthly sales reports
Track customers and products using ABC analysis and other tools to ensure business growth
Work closely with Accounts to monitor and control credit
Maintain all aspects of administration to a high standard and be committed to achieving tight customers
Ensure adherence to relevant legislation as well as company procedures and standards
Perform any other reasonable management requests as needed
Skills & Qualifications
Fluency in English and Mother Tongue Level Japanese or Mandarin are essential.
Experienced, proven track record in B2B sales
Deep knowledge of food service industry
Deep understanding of wholesale trade
Knowledge of retail sector highly desirable
Knowledge of Japanese/Asian/ethnic foods highly desirable
Customer focused individual
Strong selling and negotiating abilities
Well developed interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
Able to respond quickly to operational demands
Advanced computer skills
o Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
o Financial software
o Warehouse Management System (training to be provided as needed)
Mandarin speaking Finance Assistant (London - Central)
Our client, a well-known global online financial trading company based in central London, is looking for a Mandarin speaking finance and accounts assistant to join them on an initial temporary basis with potential long term or permanent opportunities.
As a Mandarin speaking treasury assistant, your main responsibilities will be to prepare cash reports, general ledger, process banking transactions, prepare financial reports and deal with any banking , accounts and merchant queries. You will be using your accounting skills whilst liaising with Chinese speaking clients.
This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated, bright and capable accounts assistant with a keen eye for detail and an interest in finance to gain experience in a global financial organisation.
Fluent English - spoken and written
Fluent Mandarin- spoken and written
Proven accounts experience
Part Qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
Strong analytical skills
Knowledge of financial markets
Advanced Excel skills
Do you want to work in telephone market research, telephone interviewing?
Are you a fluent Chinese Mandarin, Cantonese, or Japanese speaker?
Our client is a Leading organisation within the market research industry. They are looking to appoint a Chinese Mandarin, Cantonese or Japanese speaking Market Research Interviewers to work in business to business market research.
This B2B market research job is offered on a temporary basis, between 1-6 weeks on an Ad-hoc basis and offers an hourly rate of £10.00-12.00 per hour. The Chinese Mandarin, Cantonese or Japanese speaking Market Research Interviewers will be based in East or Central London.
Working hours: Over night shifts would be 12pm - 1am start and 8am - 9am Finish Sunday night to Friday morning – depending on time zone (the clocks will change in the duration of this project)
As Chinese Mandarin, Cantonese or Japanese Speaking Market Research Interviewer, you will be working on business to business market research projects across on behalf of European leading companies in the Chinese Mandarin, Cantonese or Japanese market. Your main focus and responsibility would be to contact business prospects and conduct market research telephone interviews, some of it is customer satisfaction, regarding industrial stairs/escalators/lifts products that they will use. People will be talking to all manner of people from Owners of small businesses, engineers, purchasers, maintenance managers and engineers etc
The candidate, who is successful for the Chinese Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese Speaking Market Research Interviewer, will be able to speak Mandarin, Cantonese or Japanese up to a Native level and ideally will have previous Business to Business B2B market research experience, but we are happy to speak to entry level candidates. The successful Candidate will also have good I.T skills, including a good knowledge of Microsoft Office and quick keyboard skills. Ideally, you will also have previous experience of working in a call centre environment with a good telephone manner.
Previous candidates came from: Customer Service, Retail, Call centre environment, Acting, Teaching, Freelance, Bar work, Waitressing, Hospitality.