National Account Manager | Fresh Food

£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + package
24 Sep 2019
22 Oct 2019
Tom Edmondson-Matthews
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Are you currently a national account executive supplying fresh food products? Are you looking to take a step up in your career and hold more P&L responsibility? Are you a real foodie that is passionate about the industry and products? If so, we want to hear from you.

About our Client:
Our client is a leading supplier of a variety of food products with a great reputation for quality and working collaboratively with their customers. They operate in a very fast paced arena and work closely with one another to ensure orders get to customers in full and on time. They serve chefs and restaurants on a daily basis and thousands of consumers eat their products. They have strong ties to the food scene in London (although they have a national reach) and pride themselves in serving some of the best restaurants in the country.

About the Job:
You will use your account management skills and sales energy to identify opportunities within the market and existing accounts to drive sales forward. A strong negotiator, you will have a track record of delivering commercial results and successfully pushing through price increases. Do you go into a sales meeting asking how can I increase sales within this account today? You will have the drive and enthusiasm to out perform any KPI's and want to progress within an organisation. You will use your knowledge and passion for food to work collaboratively with customers. You will be on top of the latest trends and discussions in the food industry and, due to this, be able to work with clients to create solutions to commercial opportunities.

The Ideal Candidate:
The ideal candidate will come from a business supplying fresh or chilled food products into the food industry within national accounts. You will have a thorough understanding of category, negotiations, tender processes etc to drive the business further. You will be able to work autonomously and be driven to develop your career, whilst also able to communicate with internal and external stakeholders. You will be a real foodie and have a passion for food. You will be able to communicate with chefs as well as buyers to deliver relationships as well as sales.

Minimum Requirements:
To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will have a proven track record in delivering account growth in the fresh/chilled food sector. You will be driven to progress your career and a strong communicator.

As a guide c £40k - £45k + package

Application Process:
The recruitment process will likely go through two stages including a presentation. If you feel you have the required skills and experience please apply. To discuss the role in more detail prior to submitting your application please contact Tom on 01780 480 530 or Job reference TEM11890

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