National Account Manager – Foodservice

Location
London
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
29 Aug 2018
Closes
26 Sep 2018
Ref
PH1055
Contact
Paul Haworth
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
National Account Manager – Foodservice

REWARDS: 45K-50K Basic Salary, 60K OTE, Fully Expensed Car/Fuel Card

LOCATION: London, Birmingham, Oxford, Manchester, Nottingham, Leeds, Sheffield, Liverpool, Northampton, Bristol

Exciting NAM position with UK Foodservice market leader

THE COMPANY:
Excellent opportunity to join one of the genuine market leaders and recognised brand names within the Foodservice sector.
Our company are able to provide a one stop solution including Ambient, Chilled, Frozen, Fresh, Seafood and Meat produce. Their ability to fully meet the requirements for comprehensive menu planning is second to none as is their reputation for combining quality produce with excellent levels of service.
The company are able to offer strong career prospects for successful professionals looking to make their mark on within the Foodservice industry.
By combining a family based service ethos with our fantastic branded and non branded ranges our name is recognised for quality across the foodservice sector.
We are currently seeking to recruit an area sales professional to develop a portfolio of accounts from one of our regional depots.


THE ROLE:
The successful candidate will be responsible for managing 8 accounts across the Contract Catering sector, with a combined turnover of circa £6 Million.
These Contract Caterers service all areas of the Foodservice sector including B&I, Healthcare and Education.
The predominant focus of the role is to retain these contracted clients and develop further through effective menu planning and cross selling to influence share of wallet.
You will also be involved in retendering for these accounts and with the tender process for new accounts within the sector.
You will be targeted on growth of the account spend and rewarded with a lucrative and effective bonus scheme paid both Quarterly and Yearly.


THE APPLICANT.
We are ideally seeking to speak to proven sales professionals with experience selling into the foodservice and catering sector at National Accounts and Buyer level.
• Candidates must be able to demonstrate a proven track record in Foodservice sales at buyer level.
• Candidates with experience working within Foodservice wholesale are of particular interest although candidates from a Foodservice manufacturer background will also be considered.
• Experience managing major and National Accounts within the Contract Catering sector will be advantageous, although a background in sales to other Foodservice channels will also be considered.
• Candidates must be structured, target driven individuals but also work effectively within a team environment.

This role provides an excellent opportunity for foodservice candidates seeking to further their career with a brand leader.

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