Area Sales Manager - Food to Foodservice

Location
Portsmouth
Salary
Not specified
Posted
06 Mar 2017
Closes
03 Apr 2017
Ref
PH867
Contact
Paul Haworth
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
PH867 – Area Sales Manager – Food to Foodservice


REWARDS: 25-35K Basic Salary, plus 5K OTE, Fully Expensed Car/Fuel Card

Excellent Foodservice Key Accounts position for the SouthWest

THE COMPANY:

We are one of the largest independent foodservice wholesalers in the UK and have a strong reputation in the market for the consistent quality of service and products to the foodservice and catering sector.
We have developed from servicing a loyal account base regionally to almost National coverage and our comprehensive range include frozen, ambient and chilled lines.
This diverse range allows to be able to provide a one stop solution to clients in both the profit and cost sector including pubs, clubs, restaurants, hotels, education and healthcare.
We pride ourselves on being an excellent company to work for which is mirrored in the stability of our sales force.
Due to continued growth of our business through acquisition we are seeking to add to our successful sales team a further strong foodservice industry sales professional.

THE ROLE:

We are seeking to attract a strong Foodservice professional to manage our Hampshire account base.
This will include a wide range of Foodservice end users, including Pubs, Restaurants, Hotels, Contract Caterers, Coffee Shops, Education and Healthcare end users.
The position is a blend of account management and new business responsibilities and you will be networking at Head Chef and Contract Catering Manager level.
You will be targeted at developing sales through effective menu planning and food costing and growing the revenue across your designated area.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing and forward thinking Foodservice wholesaler, who place values on both success in the workplace alongside a healthy work life balance.


THE APPLICANT.

The successful candidate will be a strong sales professional with experience within the foodservice sector.
• Candidates are preferred to have sales experience working for a foodservice manufacturer or foodservice wholesaler.
• Candidates with a background as a head chef or with a catering qualification with field sales experience in other vertical sectors will also be considered.
• Candidates with experience selling catering equipment or catering disposables to foodservice clients will also be considered.
• Candidates must be strong team player, work effectively to targets and be driven to succeed within a sales environment.

If you feel that this fantastic opportunity, please forward your CV to our retained recruitment partners at the email address below.


LOCATION: Southampton, Portsmouth, Winchester, Fareham

Midas Selection Ltd specialises in recruiting Sales, Marketing, Purchasing and Supply chain professionals in all industries. Midas Selection Ltd operates as an Employment Agency.

All applicants send CVS to paul.haworth@midas-selection.com