Area Sales Manager – New Business to Foodservice

Midas Selection Ltd
Leicester, Nottingham, Derby
30K Basic Salary, 35K OTE, Fully Expensed Car/Fuel Card
Closing date
1 Oct 2021

View more

Business Sector
Food & Drink
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

PH1304 – Area Sales Manager – New Business to Foodservice

REWARDS:  30K Basic Salary, 35K OTE, Fully Expensed Car/Fuel Card

LOCATION: Leicester, Nottingham, Derby

Foodservice company with vast growth potential


We are a market leading Foodservice distributor operating across the UK.

As a recognised brand within the Foodservice sector we have demonstrated continued growth over a number of years and have grown to become a prominent wholesale supplier to many OOH outlets.

Our customer base is diverse both geographically and in terms of type of outlet we supply – and we have strong relationships with accounts across areas including education, coffee shops, pub groups, hotels and casual dining.

Our strong service levels ensure that we are agile to adapt to our customer’s needs and our product range is one-stop and comprehensive.

Due to ambitious growth plans post pandemic – we are seeking to develop our team with the addition of Area Sales Managers – to support us in further developing our relationships with independent foodservice business.


This position is focussed on developing business across a geographical area.

This area will consist of independent/free trade business across all sectors – including pubs, restaurants, hotels, education and healthcare.

Our product range is comprehensive, and as a result a large proportion of this role is upselling, cross selling and increasing share of wallet.

This area all has strong potential for growth – so you will also be expected to grow the area further through the addition of new business.

The contact level is also varied, ranging from owner/managers to contract catering manager/exec chef level.


We are looking to speak to candidates with a proven track record within field sales to the food service/on trade sector.

  • Candidates must have a proven track record in developing business at free trade/chef level.
  • Candidates from a Foodservice wholesale/distribution background are of particular interest.
  • We will also consider candidates from a Foodservice manufacturer background targeting end user business.
  • Candidates must be driven, structured and have experience across a broad range of foodservice end user sectors.

Midas specialise in recruiting Sales, Marketing, and executive professionals across the Foodservice sector. Midas operates as an Employment Agency. 

All applicants send CVS to


About Midas 

Midas is an established and industry accredited executive recruitment consultancy. Since inception in 2003, Midas has developed close partnerships with many blue chip employers encompassing sectors such as Foodservice, Healthcare, Manufacturing, CPG to name just a few. Core expertise is within Sales, Marketing and Executive recruitment. Typical assignments would include Field Sales Executives, Key Account Managers, Business Development Managers, National Account Managers, Sales Managers, Sales Controllers, Category Managers, Product Managers, NPD, Demand Planners, Marketing Managers, Sales Directors, Marketing Directors and Managing Directors.

Midas has full UK coverage via offices in the West Midlands and also recruits for European roles on behalf of their customer base. Midas Selection is a proud member of The Recruitment and Employment Confederation

The team of experienced consultants are aligned to vertical sectors, thereby marrying together not only recruitment expertise but also specific sector knowledge, this ensures that Midas fully understands the dynamics of the markets served. Business talent is delivered via three predominant avenues; talent targeting (headhunting), on and off line advertising campaigns, and extensive database selection. We assign one account manager to each of our customers for all recruitment, irrespective of geography, this increases efficiencies and understanding and limits unnecessary communication.

Midas Selection specialises in Sales, Marketing and Executive appointments, through to C Level Appointments, across the UK with forays into other European destinations.

Find Us
0121 214 3740
AFE Business Centre
Anchorage Road
The Royal Borough of Sutton Coldfield
West Midlands
B74 4XG
United Kingdom

Apply for Area Sales Manager – New Business to Foodservice

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, or .rtf. No larger than 1MB
Selected file:

Add a cover message

Your communication preferences

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named employer, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on GrocerJobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please contact us. All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert