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Sales and Distribution Executive

Sales and Distribution Executive

Job Title: Sales and Distribution Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Westport, Co. Mayo
Salary: Depending on Experience
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
REF: 10709
Contact Name: Heather McGowan
Contact Email: sligo@icegroup.ie

Job Description

Sales and Distribution Executive- Seafood Industry

Our client based in Westport is looking for Sales and Distribution Executive to aid them in taking their business to the next level. Currently a supplier of Seafood to clients in the Irish and European Market, our client wants to expand their business internationally and would like the assistance of an experienced sales person to help in the transitioning of their business from primarily telesales to online sales.

The perfect candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Good sales skills, good intrapersonal skills and be completely comfortable with meeting new clients.
  • Good telephone manner.
  • Strong experience in marketing.
  • Expereince in procurement of products from foreign markets
  • Running and checking back orders
  • Expereince coordinating and monitoring import and export shipments.
  • Seafood background/experience is not essential but favourable.
  • Expereince with invoicing and purchasing / Raising and processing PO’s 
  • Willing to travel to meet international clients, attend trade shows, and visit sites


  • Degree in business background or logistics would be a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • 3 years’ experience minimum in similar role
  • Must be available immediately or within standard notice period timelines.