Account Manager

New Chapter
Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
£30,000 - £35,000
28 Aug 2019
28 Sep 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

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

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