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Field Sales Professional

Who we are:-

We are a long established award winning independent supplier of all types of catering equipment to leading catering establishments. We’re chosen suppliers for Michelin starred restaurants, national chains and independent local businesses alike. We’re proud to have won the award for Fastest Growing Small Business in the North East in 2016, bolstered by our dedicated team of staff and loyal customers.

What we’re looking for:-

As a result of fast growth we’re looking for an experienced field sales professional to develop and expand existing client relationships. While driving new business, you’ll be creating and maintaining your own portfolio of key accounts. The role will involve sales of a large range of products with a focus on Tableware, Janitorial and Chemicals. Knowledge of the product ranges would beneficial, however, full training will be provided.

It’s not just about the work though – we’re looking for someone who’s confident, fun and easy to get along with. We pride ourselves on the personal touch so a friendly persona is key to success.


  • Previous sales experience is a must
  • Knowledge of potential markets
  • Valid driving licence
  • Experience of working for or with the hospitality industry would be advantageous



The successful candidate will need to:

  • Be motivated to create new business.
  • Have the confidence to work alone whilst being a committed team player.
  • Have the initiative to plan their own diary in an organised and concise manner.
  • Have strong interpersonal, empathy and listening skills.
  • Have a professional engaging attitude.
  • Be confident presenting to individuals and groups.
  • Have the drive and determination to reach and surpass targets.

What’s on offer:-

Crosbys offer a competitive benefits package and a friendly, modern, open-plan working environment (when you’re not visiting customers).  In addition, when you’re not working hard, as well as the odd junk food Friday there’ll be the opportunity to unwind with the rest of the team on our nights out.

How Can I Apply?

If you're interested in joining the team, apply in confidence to Business Development Director Roger Crosby by emailing or calling 0191 228 4800.

Warehouse Apprentice Operative


This is a varied role within the warehouse and duties will include:

  • receiving goods into the warehouse
  • checking and locating into the correct storage areas
  • reporting any damages
  • picking and packing outgoing goods
  • arranging collection via the carriers online booking systems

Taking part in the stock takes (two per year) also regular rolling counts on most popular items to ensure stock levels are maintained - use of the in house computer system, assisting with deliveries to customers, general housekeeping duties and adhering to health & safety guidelines within the warehouse.

Potential progression to a permanent position, may also go on to learn fork lift truck / and or move to another role / department within the organisation.

You'll be working towards an NVQ level 2 in Warehousing and possible functional skills if applicable.


  • Applicants should have A-D grades at GCSE to include English & Maths or equivalent
  • Driving licence desirable
  • Applicants should have good communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team, as well as being keen to learn.

Applicants should have:

  • Good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Be enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • Be reliable and punctual

Please ensure that you can travel to Byker for a 07.30 or 8.00am start.

Training provided by Access Training Limited - Learning Provider

To apply, visit or send a CV and Cover Letter (optional) to Ben Crosby by emailing