Key Account Manager

Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Closing date
3 Oct 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
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Job Details

As Key Account Manager, you will play a major role in our commercial team, responsible for managing a wide portfolio of existing customers across our Discount, Foodservice and Wholesale channels. Additionally, you will drive our gravies, baking products and sauces into new customers. You will be part of a small key team and will report into the Head of Sales within our West Yorkshire based business which has been trading in Wetherby since 1958.

We are looking for a Key Account Manager with at least 2 years' of sales experience of Wholesalers and Discounters. You should have a proven track record of managing relationships, excellent personal skills, achieving targets and winning new customers combined with lots of energy and enthusiasm.

Essential skills:

  • 2 years' experience in account management and results in Discounters and Foodservice channels within food
  • Numerical ability
  • Competent with Excel and all online video communication platforms
  • Full end to end customer management, including experience of regional and national wholesalers and end users

Competencies required:

  • Category management and market data/insight
  • 2 years' experience in account management in Discounters and Foodservice channels within food
  • Managing multiple and varying sizes of customers 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong questioning and listening skills
  • Problem solving
  • Negotiation skills



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