Key Account Manager – Swizzels Matlow – South East

Location
Home based - London area.
Salary
Competitive salary up to £35,000 + excellent bonus + car + benefits.
Posted
03 Jul 2018
Closes
03 Aug 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Key Account Manager – Swizzels Matlow – South East

Swizzels Matlow Ltd are the UK’s largest family owned confectionery company and they have an opportunity, based in the South East for a talented and ambitious Key Account Manager to join their growing team. This is a fantastic opportunity to manage     a portfolio that include Major Wholesale/ Cash & Carry and Retailers. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to work with a wide range of much loved consumer brands including Squashies, Love Hearts, Drumstick lollies and Refreshers

Role / Responsibilities:

  • Develop confectionery sales through sales & volume distribution and display execution.
  • Work with Wholesale/Cash & Carry customers to maximise sales revenues and account KPI’s set
  • Customer account execution at depot/head office level in line with agreed National Account Manager promotional activity
  • Build and manage strong relationships with existing and new clients
  • Agree / Negotiate sales prices and product ranges
  • Promote new products
  • Maximise sales and profit growth across all managed accounts
  • Drive sales whilst managing cost against budget 

The Individual:

  • A proven track record of sales within FMCG
  • Experience in sales and negotiation within Food / FMCG environment
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Confident, motivated and determined to achieve goals  
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Capable of interpreting and delivering on business objectives
  • Experience of developing in-depth knowledge about products and services

In return for meeting the above criteria the successful candidates will be rewarded with a competitive salary up to £35,000 + excellent bonus + car + benefits. 

Please note all third-party applications will be forwarded to Elevate Recruitment & Training Consultants Limited. ElevateRTC is a specialist Food / FMCG industry recruiter. To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Key Account Manager – Swizzels Matlow  – Home based - London area.

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