Key Account Executive – Catering Products

Location
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Salary
c£35,000, c£5000 bonus, company car, phone laptop and pension
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
11 Feb 2019
Ref
CMT/21277
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

My client is a significant player in the supply of light catering equipment to the Hospitality and Foodservice sector. This is an established business with some fantastic well known brands in its portfolio.

They are looking for a driven sales professional who is self motivated and passionate about catering and sales and able to deliver excellent customer service.

The role:

To sell tableware equipment and cookware to the foodservice and hospitality sector. This is done through the management of key distributer accounts including Nisbets, Brakes and Alliance.

As well as managing and supporting these established distributer accounts there will also be an emphasis on growing their spend.

The person:

  • The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:
  • A successful sales record within the catering/foodservice sector
  • Ideally some working knowledge of catering distributers or foodservice wholesalers.
  • Confident communicator with the skill to sell at a senior level.
  • The flexibility of approach to sell at ‘ground’ level when supporting Distributor sales teams.
  • Self motivation and discipline with the ability to work autonomously when required.
  • Good team skills with a communicative and trustworthy approach to work.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to a changing environment and new situations.
  • Ability to make proposals and recommendations quickly.
  • A genuine interest in and passion for the products you are selling.
  • Hunger and desire to succeed.

It is important that candidates have the flexibility to travel around the UK when necessary, this will mean some early starts and late finishes plus overnight stays.

This is a great opportunity to work with a fantastic company with a long history of success in the sector, selling some well-loved brands and products.

Contact:

Craig Tindall

Job Ref:

CMT/21277

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