National Customer Account Manager – Artisan Bakery specialis

Location
London
Salary
£45000 per annum
Posted
14 Mar 2018
Closes
11 Apr 2018
Ref
PH1016
Contact
Paul Haworth
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
National Customer Account Manager – Artisan Bakery specialists

Basic Salary £45,000 - £35000 OTE £50000

Company Car, Laptop, Mobile Phone, Healthcare, Internet Allowance

Location: London, Milton Keynes, Reading, Swindon, Bristol, Northampton, Cambridge, Crawley, Peterborough


Excellent senior bakery specialist position with leading Artisan bakery supplier

THE COMPANY:
Established for over 20 years, we are one of the UK’s market leaders in supply management in the craft bakery supply chain.
Within 10 years we had built up to a £45 million turnover, and we are now up to £75 million
We have demonstrated continual growth in recent years and we are now working with some major players within both retail and foodservice.
We are proud to say we are a firm market leading authority in the industry and now we have plans to grow and expand further! In addition to bakery and dairy products we are now looking to offer an even wider range of products such as condiments, beer wines & spirits.
Due to our continued and expansion within foodservice, we are seeking to add to our team to support further growth.


THE ROLE:
This is a fantastic hybrid position, with responsibilities for both man management and account management.
You will be responsible for managing a portfolio of 15-20 Key account level artisan bakery suppliers based in the South/South East.
These bakery suppliers, are established, long standing trading suppliers to our business.
You will be responsible for managing relationships with these suppliers, discussing product briefs, maintaining service level agreements and overseeing all operational and sales areas.
In addition to this you will be responsible for locating and developing new key accounts bakery suppliers across your region.
The second part of your role will be to manage two team members responsible for their own portfolio of artisan bakery suppliers.
You will support these two team members with all sales and operational areas and also undertake performance management and training.


THE APPLICANT
We are seeking to speak to candidates with a sales or operational territory management background with an interest and passion for food.
• Candidates with a National Accounts background and experience with an interest in bakery will be welcomed.
• Experience within the bakery sector will be of strong interest.
• Candidates with supplier management experience will also be of high interest.
• Candidates must have senior commercial experience within a food environment.
• Candidates must have a proven track record of being home based and being able to work autonomously.

This is an excellent opportunity to attain an exciting and unique position within a progressive organisation.


If you feel that this could be the next exciting career move for you, please forward your details to paul.haworth@midas-selection.com quoting reference P1016


Midas Selection Ltd specialises in recruiting Sales, Marketing and Executive recruitment solutions for the Foodservice Industry.
Midas Selection Ltd operates as an Employment Agency

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