Regional Account Manager

Better Placed Recruitment
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
Closing date
26 Apr 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales
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Regional Account Manager (Midlands) - Brand and Own-Label Food

Do you have a background in a Regional Account Management / Territory Sales role within FMCG? Better Placed are working with a leading food brand who are looking for a Regional Account Manager to cover the Midlands. We are looking for a high flying candidate from a foodservice background, someone with a real hunger and passion to drive their career forward.

You will be responsible for:
  • Building new and existing relationships with customers
  • Deliver budgeted sales, spend and profit measures
  • Working to ensure a commercially beneficial relationship
  • Stay up to date with category trends to be able to take advantage of new opportunities for growth
  • Manage contracts - identify & win new business; defend & retain existing business, as appropriate within business strategy

To succeed in this role, you will:
  • Have experience working in FMCG in a commercial role
  • Experience working with Bidfood and/or Brakes at a regional level is a MUST
  • Be passionate and hungry to work in a sales role
  • Have plenty of commercial awareness
  • Have proven customer management & relations experience
  • Self-motivated, persuasive and intuitive
  • Commutable to the West Midlands

What's on offer?
  • Competitive salary and an excellent package
  • The opportunity to be part of a reputable business with a strong culture
  • A great working environment, with likeminded, driven individuals, who work together as a collaborative and dynamic team
  • Outstanding opportunities for development, and a business that promotes from within
  • Excellent surrounding teams, with experts in Category & Marketing to liaise with and create the best possible results

This is a unique opportunity and not one to be missed so please get in touch to find out more!


With an enviable client list of blue chip FMCG businesses, Better Placed focuses on the recruitment of Sales and Marketing professionals across the UK. Working from offices in Leeds and Manchester, our team of highly experienced Consultants have built relationships with a wide range of companies in the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands as well as elsewhere in the UK.

In many cases we are preferred supplier to these businesses operating on an exclusive basis. We operate at all levels from graduate through to Director and our team are widely acknowledged as specialists in their chosen vertical markets.At Better Placed we focus on our candidates as much as our clients and we understand that failure to do so will slow the rapid growth that we have seen since our inception in 2002. Our track record of maintaining long term relationships with both candidates and clients is testament to how seriously we take this and is a fundamental part of what we stand for.

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