Posted: February 17, 2021
Location: UK HQ or remote working possible
Are you a buyer/trader in Essential Oils/ Aromatic Chemicals/ Flavours & Ingredients?
We are seeking motivated sales agents to service our existing customers and grow the business.
(Agents) We also have openings for freelance? Sales Agents experienced in our sector
About John Kellys Ltd (JKL)
JKL has been a global supplier of Essential Oils and Aromatic Chemicals to the Flavour and Fragrance industry for over 80 years. As a well-established family business, our philosophy has remained consistent throughout our history–to deliver quality products at competitive prices–with an emphasis on customer service and reliability.
About the Role
(UK role): You will work closely with the purchasing manager to support the buying function of the business. You will utilize your knowledge to assess suppliers and products to get the best possible range of product prices. You will work with the suppliers to assess the range of products that they offer, then offer them to JKL customers.
(Agents):You will already be an established Agent with connections in your sector(s) (i.e. Essential Oils, Aromatic Oils, Flavours & Ingredients, Pharma, Spices, Cosmetics, Chemicals, Dyes), introducing new business opportunities to JKL, in return JKL will pay generous commission for the introductions.
The Ideal Candidate (UK & International Agents)
The ideal candidate for this role will already have good knowledge of the Essential Oils / Aromatic Chemicals market, who is either looking to progress their career in a buying function, or already has a year or two buying experience. You will be highly organised and will be able to multitask and prioritise your workload. You will be a strong communicator and will be able to build relationships with internal stakeholders and external suppliers. You will be self-motivated and be able to run projects and make them your own.
A strong knowledge and background of the following categories are required for this role:
You will have knowledge of the industry, products, suppliers, and supply chain. You will need to have strong IT skills, including Microsoft Office and Excel - some Microsoft Dynamics GP experience would be ideal too.
Competitive entry-level salary with uncapped commission/ bonus potential.
The successful candidate will move through a two-stage interview process, the first of which will be an online meeting. This process could take a little longer to complete given the current circumstances but there is a commitment from us to progress this as soon as possible.
How to Apply
If this sounds like you, please apply by sending your CV to the listed email address.