KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER

Location
East London
Salary
Up to £35k + high bonus & benefits
Posted
06 Jul 2018
Closes
06 Aug 2018
Ref
MM/1997
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER
Up to £35k + high bonus & benefits

The company

Our client, founded in 2002, is a family business that has grown into London’s leading quality seafood wholesale supplier, supplying quality seafood to the best London hotels, restaurants and Michelin-starred chefs. Our client is passionate about seafood and it’s people, and have a strong ‘family’ culture. Their vision is simple, they want to be the seafood supplier, the go-to for chefs across the country who want the freshest and most varied source. Following a sustained period of significant growth and continued investment in both people and their broad product offering, the company have a clear commitment to continue growing their business.

The role

Our client is now looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and high performing Key Account Manager to join their busy and vibrant sales team in their office near Canary Wharf. Reporting directly to the Sales Director, you will be responsible for managing existing key accounts within the business. You will be required to liaise with senior level contacts at high end restaurants and hotels, deliver uncompromising levels of quality and service and be highly motivated towards earning a monthly bonus by exceeding your monthly sales targets. The role will be split between visiting your customers in London and working from our client’s head office.

About you

We are looking for graduate calibre individuals with a minimum of 3 years sales experience gained ideally in the HORECA channel. This is a hands-on role with real responsibility that will test your influencing skills from day one.

To be successful you will need to display a confident, articulate and persuasive personality, be a strong relationship builder, highly target driven, with good commercial understanding and be a team player. Knowledge and passion for seafood and fine food is advantageous but not essential.

However a desire and commitment to learn about our client’s range of exceptional seafood is essential (training is provided).

If you feel you have the desire and commitment to succeed in this exciting new challenge and have the relevant skills and experience then please apply below. Alternatively, please email a copy of your most up-to-date CV to Maria at mariam@smithcarey.co.uk, quoting MM/1997. If you would like to discuss the role in more detail please contact Maria Murphy on 0774 518 4922.

Closing date for applications: 6th August 2018

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