National Account Manager- Food service

Location
England, South East England
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
12 Mar 2018
Closes
09 Apr 2018
Ref
13903875/001
Contact
Scott Taylor
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


Working for a rapidly growing organisation, with great progression opportunities within the food service sector.

Client Details

A Non-Corporate business which has experienced exponential growth over the past few years. The company rewards success with first class opportunities within the food service business. With its staff at the forefront of the business they provide an excellent working culture and first class products. Working with some of the biggest names in the market, they are a multiple award winning company with no corporate red tape.

Description

The National Account Manager role is responsible for:
  • Further developing national accounts, ascertaining the need of the client and the consumer to grow the business
  • Implementing and monitoring account performance against KPIs
  • Annually review customer account plans as part of the budgeting process for the following year.
  • Support allocated accounts in the product knowledge and the company offering.
  • Maintain a high level of customer service, ensuring customer satisfaction and retention, through building strong relationships across all areas of the customer's business.
  • Personally managing each client relationship whilst through the business encourage the development of a positive working relationship across all departments
  • Working with other departments as required to ensure that budgeted sales targets, account profitability, customer satisfaction and retention are achieved across portfolio
  • Being involved in NPD to maximise business opportunities




Profile

The successful National Account Manager will:
  • Have previous experience in managing national foodservice accounts
  • Be customer focused and solutions driven
  • Possess excellent negotiation skills
  • Be a first class communicator
  • have strong numerical skills, being solid with excel to support the sales function through forecasting
  • A passion for driving costs out of the business & increasing profitability
  • Be flexible and commercial
  • Be innovative and commercial- identifying new business opportunities


Job Offer

The role offers an attractive salary plus additional benefits

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