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Fidelis Partners
South East England
C£40K + Car OR Allowance + Bonus + Beneftis
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Our client has built a reputation as a market leader within ambient food manufacturing and distribution, achieved through significant investment along with strong relationships and partnerships that have been key to their success since the company was founded. All of which is underpinned by their dedicated and highly skilled people.  They know what it takes to have the right product mix and are partners with some of the biggest names in the UK and Ireland. As a direct result of internal movement, they are looking to recruit an 


Area Account Manager





As Area Account Manager, you will play a key role in the continued growth of sales and profitability across retail and foodservice.  You will be responsible for your own geographical sales territory, building relationships with your customers to make sure that our products are a core part of their success. You will be required to work independently for much of the time and as such you will need to be self-motivated with the ability to manage your own hours effectively as well as being a great team-player. Success in this role requires working with colleague’s cross-functionally to help you grow their business.


This is a challenging role, and you will need to be ambitious, dynamic, resilient, tenacious, and commercially savvy with proven sales experience with the ability to handle the pressures that are entailed with working for a national company.

The successful candidate will have.

  • Previous sales experience.
  • Proven customer relationship management.
  • Customer forecasting.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrate drive, enthusiasm and potential to progress.
  • Proven negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently both individually and as part of a team.
  • Experience of working within the food industry across retail or foodservice.


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FMCG & Consumer recruitment is our specialism across the UK  commercial marketplace. We focus on the recruitment of a broad spectrum of job functions across Sales, Marketing, Digital, E-Commerce, Procurement & Supply Chain to Manufacturing & Engineering and everything in between.

Our clients range from multinational brand leaders and own label manufacturers, through to some of the most exciting and innovative rising stars. We continually strive to exceed our clients expectations in delivering top drawer talent to their businesses, and can confidently claim to have become the trusted partner for many national and international organisations.

If you’re looking for your next career move or a high-potential performer  we have the network of contacts, the industry knowledge, and most importantly, the proven experience to deliver.

The Fidelis Partners brand is not built upon a gimmicky strap-line or fancy words; delivery of results is our reputation.

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