Sales Account Manager - Branded Drinks - Opportunity for progression

Location
North-West based
Salary
Competitive basic salary + Uncapped bonus scheme
Posted
13 Mar 2018
Closes
13 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

The business we are representing is a fast-paced, leading supplier of premium, alcoholic beverages. They can boast a large portfolio of well-renowned brands and work in partnership with a number of major suppliers in the industry. Our client are also branching out into new product categories and sourcing new brands to add to the portfolio. They have a global business model and export to a number of markets across the world. They have a track record of growing sales and remaining profitable since being formed in recent years. The company can offer an entrepreneurial, close-knit and inclusive culture.

As Sales Account Manager you will report directly into the Managing Director with a view to further growing key international markets. You will inherit a number of existing international markets whilst also targeting new business in other regions. You will need to travel internationally on a monthly basis to visit your customers and maintain existing relationships. The role offers great autonomy and the chance to shape a sales strategy, overall budget and build the account base. It’s also a highly incentivised role with the opportunity to be rewarded well financially.

In order to be considered for the role you must have at least 2 years previous sales experience, ideally in the drinks industry. Candidates in food or other FMCG categories will be considered. You may currently be a Business Development Manager, Regional Sales Manager or Key Account Manager in drinks, selling into UK retailers and looking to progress into international sales. This offers a unique opportunity to broaden your skills and experience in this customer channel. You must have a commercial approach to business and the ability to work well with other functions such as operations and supply chain. Cultural fit is very important for our client, you must have a great attitude, be tenacious and keen to progress with an up and coming business in a growing category.

If you feel you have relevant experience please forward a copy of your CV to luke@foodindustryassociates.com

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