Account Manager

Location
Central London
Salary
c£30k + bonus
Posted
09 Nov 2018
Closes
09 Dec 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Account Manager

Location - London

Salary – c£30k + bonus

Our client source and supply high quality fresh and frozen products from around the world. In order to assist with their impressive growth they have an immediate requirement for an Account Manager to join their team. This role requires you to have an in-depth knowledge of the London hospitality industry.

The Role/duties:

  • Achieving targeted account opening and prospective sales growth of high-end clients; including restaurants, hotels, contract caterers and food processors
  • Identifying new sales leads that fit within the company strategy, creating a strategy with the Sales Director and producing results
  • Building and strengthening commercial relationships within new business opportunities
  • Daily management of prospects, handling all high-level customer queries and requests
  • Working closely with the Purchasing Department to provide sales forecasts
  • Marketing company events to clients, achieving an expected sign-up rate

The Individual:

  • Extensive experience of successful sales within the food industry, with a proven track record of achieving targets and driving sales growth in a business
  • Strong interest and knowledge in the food/hospitality industry, particularly UK market
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly developed pitching and negotiation skills
  • Passion for food
  • Strong commercial acumen with strengths in reporting, numeracy and budgeting
  • Creative initiative with a strength in problem solving
  • Organised with a keen eye for detail
  • Able to build strong relationships, both externally and internally
  • Demonstrates perseverance and resilience in the pursuit of goals

In return for meeting the above criteria the successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive basic salary ranging from £30,000 to £35,000 per annum (dependent on skills and experience) – a quarterly bonus and a travel card.

ElevateRTC are a specialist food industry recruiter. This vacancy is just one of a number of positions that we currently have available in this sector. To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. ElevateRTC are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Keywords: FMCG, Drinks, Beverages, Food, Fish, Meat, Bakery, Salad, Dairy, Food Production, Seafood, Fresh Produce, Confectionary, Chocolate,

This role may be suitable for you if you have a background as any of the following: Field Sales Executive, Field Sales Manager, Field Sales Representative, Area Sales Executive, Area Sales Manager, Area Sales Representative, Territory Sales Executive, Territory Sales Manager, Business Development Executive, Business Development Manager, Sales Manager, Sales Representative

Commutable from: Watford, Borehamwood, Harrow, Wembley, London, Richmond, Twickenham, Kingston upon Thames, Egham, Hayes, Slough, Windsor, Uxbridge, Bromley, Croydon

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