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Area Sales Manager – Foodservice

Midas Selection Ltd
Chester, Crewe, Warrington
35K-37K Basic Salary, £46K OTE, Company Car, Fuel Card, Tablet, Mobile, Pension
Closing date
16 Mar 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

PH1635 – Area Sales Manager – Foodservice
Rewards: 35K-37K Basic Salary, £46K OTE, Company Car, Fuel Card, Tablet, Mobile, Pension
Location: Chester, Crewe, Warrington

An excellent opportunity to join a leading independent wholesaler who deliver a total foodservice solution to the catering industry.

The Company:
We provide a one stop foodservice solution to caterers across Wales and the North West.
Our product range consists of over 5,000 product lines that comprise frozen and chilled foods, grocery and cleaning and disposable materials as well as an award winning butchery range.
Over the last 50 years we have developed a reputation as a family owned and managed business with a promise to deliver quality, consistancy and great customer care.
We have achieved constant growth since the pandemic and have ambitious plans to further succeed.
We have recently launched our new online ordering app and we operate a free next day delivery service; we are proud to boast award winning customer service and commitment to excellence at the heart of our business.
We were also shortlisted for the Daily Post business of the year and received the ‘Green Dragon Environmental Standard Level 2 Certificate’, due to our CO2 reduction figures through our Solar PV System.

The Role:
This opportunity is a fantastic role which involves management and development of an existing and established area.
You will be responsible for developing relationships at Chef level and discussing our extensive product range and services.
The role is a mix of account management and new business and you will fully manage sales growth across your area.
This will be achieved by effective menu planning and food costing with both existing and new customers across all sectors of foodservice including education, pub and restaurant groups, contract catering, leisure and healthcare.

The Applicant: 
We are seeking to speak to candidates with a proven track record within Foodservice sales.

•    Candidates with a proven track record in a foodservice role will be of particular interest.
•    Candidates ideally will have a background in Foodservice wholesale.
•    We would also be interesting in speaking to candidates with other new business backgrounds with sales experience to Chef level.
•    Candidates must be strong relationship builders with a structured and driven approach to field sales.

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.

Company info
0121 214 3740
AFE Business Centre
Anchorage Road
The Royal Borough of Sutton Coldfield
West Midlands
B74 4XG

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