National Account Manager –  Bakery to Convenience Retail

Location
Various
Salary
Basic 40-50K (OTE 55K) company car, laptop, benefits
Posted
23 May 2017
Closes
23 Jun 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

MA18 – National Account Manager –  Bakery to Convenience Retail

REWARDS:  Basic 40-50K (OTE 55K) company car, laptop, benefits

LOCATION: London, Birmingham, Oxford, Southampton, Ipswich, Reading, Luton, Northampton, Bristol

THE COMPANY: 

We are a genuine market leader in the provision of bakery products to the foodservice and retail sectors.
Over the last 30 years we have demonstrated rapid growth to enable us to provide full UK coverage to all areas of the foodservice and retail market place. We provide bakery solutions including bread, patisserie, breakfast products and speciality bakery products. Our comprehensive range enables us to provide a one stop solution to cover all areas of our customer’s needs.

Our established client based covers both profit and cost sectors within foodservice while also supplying our products directly to our retail partners across all channels. Due to sustained growth, we are seeking to add further personnel to our dynamic, successful sales team throughout the UK. We pride ourselves on having all of the benefits of a corporate employer combined with a family company feel to all of our employees.
If you feel that this may be the right challenge for you within retail sales we would be delighted to hear from you.

THE ROLE:

The purpose of this role is to deliver the overall sales forecast and revenue targets through an assigned portfolio of national & regional accounts as well as establishing new contacts across all our concepts and categories. To demonstrate category leadership in fulfilling our goal of being the partners of choice for retail food solutions within your customer contacts. 
 
This is a National Account Manager role however due to the nature of our business with its direct to store delivery arrangements, decisions over supply largely sit with the retailers. As a result this role is highly “hands on” managing from head office agreements through regional multiples and key retailers within the Symbol groups. 
 
The portfolio will be a retail portfolio mainly within the Convenience & Forecourt sector with Head office accounts such as Booker Retail Partners, Spar RDC’s, Costcuter, Nisa, P&H, Bestway etc however the actual portfolio will be confirmed with the current team and successful applicants location/experience and capabilities in mind.

THE APPLICANT.

The successful candidate will be an experienced sales professional from a related food business.

  • Ideally degree educated (Business discipline) with a proven track record of success 
  • Experience of field and National/Key Accounts (food related business) 
  • Minimum of 3 years Sales experience
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence at all levels 
  • Have a high level of personal drive, energy and resilience 
  • Presentation skills and clear confident communication skills both verbal and written 
  • Good numerical skills to A level standard  
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal credibility and ability to relate effectively with people 
  • Demonstrate good time and resource management skills

If you are an experienced Sales professional within a related business seeking to develop your career with a market leading manufacturer then please forward your CV to me directly to the email address below.
    
Midas Selection Ltd specialises in recruiting Sales and Marketing professionals across the Foodservice sector.

Midas Selection Ltd operates as an Employment Agency.  

All applicants send CVS to matthew.allen@midas-selection.com