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Account Manager

Employer
Food Cloud
Location
London
Salary
Salary is dependent on skills and experience
Closing date
20 Jun 2022

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
National Accounts, Sales
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Job Details

Account Manager at FoodCloud

FoodCloud has a vision for a world where no good food goes to waste and the only thing bigger than our vision is our drive – we are an organisation of doers that are driven by kindness, fairness and a desire to help people and the planet.

Would you like to join an organisation that is passionate about tackling food waste and increasing social inclusion in communities across Ireland, the UK, and internationally?

Are you an experienced Account Manager who would like to work for one of Ireland's fastest growing social enterprises?  If this sounds like you, we have the ideal role here at FoodCloud.

About the Job

Act as an account manager for at least one major retailer and a portfolio of food supply chain partners with the overall ambition to increase the amount of food rescued.  As part of this role you will:

Manage overall relationship with existing food industry partners to increase engagement, ensure retention and satisfaction:
Understand and manage food industry partner needs and expectations, and identify opportunities to grow impact
Collaborate with internal teams to ensure delivery of commitments made to food industry partners
Track and measure progress of agreed KPIs and provide updates to both internal and external teams
Maintain accurate records and keep track of relationship history and updates/renewals 
Constantly work to improve FoodCloud’s service by identifying new opportunities to improve FoodCloud’s service and processes.
Advocate for FoodCloud’s technology to support businesses’ food redistribution ambitions:
Work closely with food businesses to understand how our technology can support their needs 
Work with FoodCloud’s in-house technology team to plan, develop, test and implement new features and improvements.  This will include:
Gathering customer requirements where necessary
Conducting testing to ensure features and improvements function as expected
Manage customer expectations with regard to the rollout of technical features
Work with food businesses to successfully deploy solutions - including product education
Keep food businesses informed about product updates and identify further opportunities to increase food redistribution.
Support FoodCloud’s growth through outreach and New Business Development onboarding new food industry partners:
Develop proposals and presentations for new business opportunities
Generate leads and follow up with new business opportunities
Work closely with new food industry partners to develop and deliver trials and rollouts
Travel will be required on occasion
Other duties as required per business needs

Key Skills and Experience 

Outstanding written, oral, and client-facing communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal, time management, organisational skills and project management skills.
Ability to create good working partnerships with multiple stakeholders, both internally and externally, resilience and the ability to manage customers’ expectations and say ‘no’ where necessary.
IT literacy and experience working with technology; able to understand and explain technical information to less technically literate stakeholders.
Ability to recognise and address high priorities and when necessary link these elements to overall strategy
Capability to work autonomously to manage delegation of tasks to cross-functional teams and ensure deadlines are met
Problem-solving skills and the ability to make effective decisions ‘on the spot’
Data driven and metrics focused
3+ years’ experience in a project management, client facing, or account management role
Experience within the food industry or within the technology sector will be beneficial
Experience working in cross functional teams
Full, clean driver’s licence required as some travel to all of our locations and suppliers may be required 

Benefits

This full-time, permanent role will be based in our London office and we can also offer flexible working arrangements, such as working from home, in line with role requirements.
We are very proud of our organisation culture, and our vision, mission and values which you can read more about on our website and on social media channels.
We are a fast growing organisation with big ambitions – there will be plenty of opportunity to grow and develop professionally in this role through training and experience.
Salary is dependent on skills and experience
Pension contribution: matching up to 5% of an employee's salary.
Tax Saver, Bike to Work Scheme, discounted gym membership and more. 

If this sounds like your ideal role, we would like to hear from you.   Please include your CV and cover letter to apply now!

Company

FoodCloud has a vision for a world where no good food goes to waste and the only thing bigger than our vision is our drive – we are an organisation of doers that are driven by kindness, fairness and a desire to help people and the planet.

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