Account Manager

Recruiter
New Chapter
Location
South West
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
19 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jul 2019
Ref
V/14091/DPR
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

South West – Food Account Manager

I am very excited to announce that I have currently partnered up with a leading organization within their industry. My client is actively looking for a driven and determined Account Manager to cover the South west customers.

As a Food Account Manager, you will have responsibility for developing and maintaining customer relationship with Food and Beverage Manufacturers, selling Food ingredients and Water Treatment chemicals.

The role:

  • Responsible for the delivery of monthly / quarterly / annual Gross Profit budget,
  • Developing customer relationships using effective sales techniques and the Company’s sales procedures
  • Manage accounts against set targets, including mandatory face to face sales call quotas each month
  • Business development of sourcing and converting new trading accounts
  • Maintain a sales plan for the area, monitoring and mapping time scales and actions required to achieve growth
  • Maintain Customer Pricing updating and communicating and negotiating where needed
  • Maintain appropriate level of product knowledge, including attendance at product training
  • Liaise with appropriate BDMs / and Internal Account Managers to maximise sales opportunities
  • Proactively assist in managing Working Capital targets for the depot, including the reduction of bad debtors

 

The person:

 

  • Previous experience as an Account Manager ideally within the Food industry or similar
  • Proven track record in building sales figures and margins within a competitive and mature market
  • Experience of B2B Sales

 

If this is a role that sounds of interest, please do not hesitate to apply. You can also apply through the New Chapter website. I look forward to hearing from you.

 

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