Account Manager

5 days left

Location
England, East Midlands
Salary
£28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted
01 Sep 2017
Closes
29 Sep 2017
Ref
13851598/001
Contact
Chris Barlow
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


The role as Key Account Manager will be responsible to maintain, grow & obtain both new & current business opportunities within the Food Service channel across the East Midlands.

Client Details

My client are a leading Food Service business looking to add to their team across the East Midlands, with continued growth expansion into the long term.

Description

The Key Account Manager will be responsible for:
  • Retention and development of an existing customer base
  • Delivering first class customer service and building strong relationships
  • Ability to develop new business across the East Midlands region
  • Develop innovative ideas to add to menus and your client's service offering
  • Representing the company in a professional manner keeping in line with the business strategy
  • Develop an in depth understanding of customer needs
  • Give structured feedback to marketing and the Field Sales Manager in order to improve the service to customers
  • Act as a lead point of contact for your customers with all queries
  • Establish and grow opportunities across your territory and co-operate with the sales team to ensure profitable growth






Profile

The successful Key Account Manager will have the following experience;
  • Experience within FMCG & Field Based Sales
  • Food Sales experience and affinity to this sector
  • Possess strong relationship building skills
  • Have good communications skills and ability to liaise at all levels, both within the company and with external organisations
  • Have a proven track record in account management
  • Have experience of successfully working from within a sales team with marketing, commercial and operational teams
  • Be skilled in the use of reporting and communications tools - Excel, PowerPoint etc
  • Hold a full driving licence




Job Offer

£28,000 - £32,000 (dependant on experience)

Company Car

Bonus & Progression Opportunities