International Account Manager – London + European Travel

Location
London with European Travel
Salary
£Competitive + Excellent Package
Posted
25 Jul 2018
Closes
25 Aug 2018
Ref
11/15020/7
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

International Account Manager – London + European Travel

Do you have an entrepreneurial attitude? Our Client is looking for an International Account Manager to develop and manage existing relationships and acquire new clients.  If you have competitive drive and a hunger for sales, we want to hear from you!

The Company

They’re passionate about sharing delicious, ethically sourced natural foods with the world – and from natural kitchen staples to more unique and exciting options, they’re proud to have the UK’s widest range of ethical cooking products!  To top that off, they work with farmers who are equally passionate about creating them.

The Role – International Account Manager

  • Identifying and developing new business opportunities within the following sectors:
    • International markets;
    • Foodservice, particularly the ingredients category;
    • Other tbc sectors that are identified as growth opportunities;
  • Building and managing our sales and relationships with existing clients within your sectors;
  • Developing strategies to increase distribution in existing accounts to maximise sales;
  • Managing listings and promotions for the growing product range within the above distribution channels;
  • Working with the marketing team to plan in-store promotional activity through creative point of sale materials, tastings and activation campaigns;
  • Assisting with new product development and launches;
  • Collecting customer feedback and market research as needed;
  • Tracking sales data and reporting to senior company managers;
  • Maintain at all times a professional demeanour with clients and customers;
  • Joining the team at trade expos, this can include weekends and evenings;
  • Other tasks that come up in the day-to-day running of a fun and agile start-up.

About You

  • Sales experience - Two years or more of sales experience, ideally within the fast moving consuming goods (FMCG) sector, or food product sales;
  • Project manager - you will be able to see a project through from start to finish, communicating issues with the team, ensuring buy in at key stages, informing key players of progress;
  • A people person - Keen interpersonal skills and an ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds - your goal is to build strong relationships and open doors to more buyers and contacts in the areas you will manage;
  • Have hunger, initiative and enthusiasm -  We need someone with an entrepreneurial spirit with demonstrable commercial awareness, sensibility and negotiating skills;
  • Demonstrable writing, speaking and presentation skills;
  • Skilled at Office Suite, particularly Excel, Powerpoint and Word – you need to know your pivot tables and lookups, or be cunning enough to learn them on your own;
  • A demonstrable ability to think outside the box, innovate and think creatively;
  • University level qualifications desired, but not essential;
  • Full driver’s license.

If you are interested in this International Account Manager role and have the relevant skills then please apply with your CV quoting reference 11/15020/7

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