Account Manager

England, East Midlands
£28000 - £32000 per annum
01 Sep 2017
29 Sep 2017
Chris Barlow
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

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.


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


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

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