Key Accounts Manager – Food to Go Solutions

Location
Birmingham, London, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Bristol, Leicester, Cambridge, Reading
Salary
£34000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits: 43000
Posted
12 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Ref
PH940
Contact
Paul Haworth
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Key Accounts Manager – Food to Go Solutions
REWARDS: 34-38K (OTE 43K) Car, pension, healthcare, laptop
LOCATION: Birmingham, London, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Bristol, Leicester, Cambridge, Reading



Fantastic Food to Go Concept position with excellent career prospects


THE COMPANY:

We are one of the leading food manufacturers in Ireland, who also have a UK and International presence.

Established for over 30 years, we specialise in value added meat products and are well known across both Retail and Foodservice sectors.
Throughout this period we have developed to become the market leaders in our specialist areas and continually lead the way within Foodservice in our categories through consistent innovation.
Our comprehensive range within Foodservice includes burgers, ribs, chicken and pulled pork product lines.
Our Foodservice client base includes both major organisations and independents across pub, restaurant, contract catering, leisure and higher education sectors.
In addition to adopting innovative strategies we also pride ourselves in adopting an ethical and sustainable approach to our strategy, manufacturing and commercial relationship with suppliers.
We are seeking to develop our Foodservice team in the UK through the recruitment of 4 Foodservice Sales Executives.

THE ROLE:

This is an excellent position to be involved in the launch and ongoing support of an innovative food to go concept to the UK sector.
Our range in this area includes, burgers, wraps, salad boxes, sandwiches and Pizza.
You will be working closely with Senior Sales Management to liaise at Buyer level with major convenience retail groups, and subsequently support on a regional, Unit level.
You will be heavily involved with suggesting the right concept for each account, and utilize our fantastic and varied product range to provide the most effective food to go solutions.
This is very much a detailed and involved sales process, so you will be working on several long term projects at all times.
You will also work closely with head office, to suggest possible new products to mirror market trends within the Food to Go sector.


THE APPLICANT.

• Candidates must be able to demonstrate a track record in sales to the Food to Go sector.
• Candidates with experience developing and managing convenience Retail, symbol and forecourt accounts will be of particular interest.
• Candidates must have a flair and passion for new business sales.
• Candidates must be passionate about food and able to deliver not only a product but a concept to the Food to Go sector.
• Candidates must be vibrant and progressive individuals with a target driven approach.

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 paul.haworth@midas-selection.com