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Head of Key Accounts – Foodservice wholesale

Employer
Midas Selection Ltd
Location
Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Liverpool, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle
Salary
85K (OTE 130K), Car allowance, Laptop, Mobile, full company benefits
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
Sales

Job Details

THE COMPANY:

Excellent opportunity to join one of the genuine market leaders and recognised brand names within the Foodservice sector.

We are able to provide a one stop solution to the foodservice sector including Ambient, Chilled, Frozen, Fresh, Seafood and Meat produce.

Our market leading reputation is based on combining quality produce with excellent levels of service.

We currently service accounts across both the profit and cost sectors and our comprehensive network of depots enables us to successfully service clients from independent to national accounts level.

There are exciting and ambitious plans for growth in progress and we are seeking to attract seasoned foodservice sales professionals to be part of this.

We offer strong career prospects for successful professionals looking to develop their career within the Foodservice industry.

 

THE ROLE:

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join our company in a senior man management capacity.

You will be responsible for driving sales within major foodservice independents across the North of England and Scotland via a team of 7 (6 in sales plus 1 admin support).

The main focus of the role is to demonstrate high levels of account retention with accounts already on board – whilst at the same time support and drive the team to win further new accounts in the area.

The account base/prospect accounts are large independent accounts in the North and Scotland that fall outside of National Accounts.

This includes large accounts within stadia, leisure, arenas, pub groups, hotels, healthcare and Leisure.

In addition to driving performance and strategy within the team – you will also be responsible for managing directly a small portfolio of the most prestigious accounts

 

THE APPLICANT:

This is a great opportunity for a Senior man manager within Foodservice wholesale to work in a strategic position for a market leader.

  • Candidates must have Sales Management experience within the Foodservice wholesale sector
  • Candidates must have fully managed sales teams driving business with independent end users
  • Candidates with wholesale experience within Key Accounts and National Accounts level will be strongly welcomed
  • Candidates have a structured approach, strong IT skills and a relationship led approach

Company

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
Website
Telephone
0121 214 3740
Location
AFE Business Centre
Anchorage Road
The Royal Borough of Sutton Coldfield
Birmingham
West Midlands
B74 4XG
GB

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