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Key Account Manager– Foodservice Manufacturer

Midas Selection Ltd
Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Sunderland, Aberdeen
£competitive basic with OTE 45K, Company Car, Pension, Laptop, Mobile
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details


We are a major European Food producer specialising in dairy products to both retail and the foodservice channel. We produce a strong portfolio of dairy products, and these are sold in over eighty countries globally.

Our company is highly respected for the quality of our products, and we are found within the range of almost all Foodservice wholesales across the UK. The versatility of our products means that within Foodservice we can provide solutions across the industry and our clients include both national chains and independent outlets across areas including Hotels, Education, Healthcare, Restaurants, QSR, Leisure and contract catering.

Due to recent growth, we are currently looking to further strengthen their sales team within Independent Trade in the foodservice channel.



This role is a fantastic opportunity to manage an existing account base of foodservice clients across a designated geographical area – and demonstrate growth via effective new business and account development. The role is of a consultative nature due to the comprehensive range available to the client and candidates will be expected to be able to communicate with a wide range of decision maker ranging from Chefs through to Catering Managers and Purchasing teams.

You will be responsible for a dual aspect role, which is firstly to carry out Account management activity to support a variety of established Distributor relationships within the foodservice sector. Secondly, you will undertake business development and account Management activities designed to maximise revenue across all foodservice sectors.


We are ideally seeking to speak to proven sales professionals with experience selling into the foodservice and catering sector.

• A background working for a foodservice food manufacturer or wholesaler is preferred.

• Candidates must be able to demonstrate a proven track record in field sales.

• Candidates with experience in sales to the Independent Hospitality sector are of particular interest.

• Candidates must have strong relationship management skills and a drive to achieve new business


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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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