Junior Account Manager | Fresh Food | Luton

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Location
England, Bedfordshire, Luton
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Mar 2017
Closes
21 Apr 2017
Ref
MA9207
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent



We are working with a large fresh food business who are looking to strengthen their Commercial team with the appointment of a Junior Account Manager. They have experienced excellent growth across the business in the last few years, which has created an excellent opportunity for an up and coming commercial candidate, to learn and progress within a highly experienced team. You will be working directly alongside the Commercial Director and have the chance to draw on his years of experience.

The Role of Junior Account Manager

Supporting the Senior Commercial team and acting as one of the key points of call to a major retailer.
Building strong working relationships with the Retail Buying team.
Working on sales forecasting and trending, in order to advise the business accurately.
Weekly competitor tracking and benchmarking, ensuring the company's offering is always in line.

The Candidate

You will ideally have some fresh food experience, but attitude is key for them. Awareness of the retailers would be a good advantage.
You will have a resilient character as this can be a tough industry but you must also be able to think on your feet.
You will be fully computer literate and be able to demonstrate excellent verbal communication.
A passion to learn and better yourself will take you a long way in this role.

For a confidential discussion, please get in touch with Morten Andresen on 01780 480530 or via the link on this advert.

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