National account Manager (Foodservice)

East Midlands Region
Up to £34k + car + bonus + package
30 Mar 2017
30 Apr 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

The Role
A fantastic opportunity for an Account Executive to take the step forward in to National Account Management within foodservice wholesale. This is a great opportunity to join a well-established and fast growing branded food manufacturer in an office based role, and the ideal candidate must be based within a commutable distance of Leicestershire. The ideal candidate will have several years of experience managing national and independent wholesalers while working for a food manufacturer. 

Key Responsibilities:

•    The successful candidate will play an important role in providing account management to independent major wholesalers within food service. 
•    To be the go to point of contact for o build effective external relationships whilst exceeding sales and margin.
•    There will be an aspect of new business development, with prospecting for new wholesale accounts. There will be a typical split of 70% / 30% in existing account management.  
•    Weekly analysis and forecasting

Candidate Requirements:

•    Must possess several years of commercial experience and national account management of independent and major foodservice wholesale accounts.
•    Working for a food manufacturer would be advantageous. 
•    An experience with branded products would be advantageous also. 
•    Great communication and interpersonal skills.
•    An eye for detail, and great numerical skills
•    Strong relationship builder

The Package:

•    Up to £34,000 basic salary dependent upon experience
•    Bonus 
•    Company Car

For further information please apply for the role directly, or contacts Graham at D R Newitt Recruitment on