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Area Sales Manager – Food to Foodservice

Midas Selection Ltd
Bournemouth, Weymouth, Poole
33K-35K Basic Salary, 40K OTE, Fully Expensed Car/Fuel Card
Closing date
29 Jun 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

PH1641 – Area Sales Manager – Food to Foodservice

REWARDS:  33K-35K Basic Salary, 40K OTE, Fully Expensed Car/Fuel Card

Work with a company with a great reputation in Foodservice

LOCATION: Bournemouth, Weymouth, Poole


We are one of the largest independent foodservice wholesalers in the UK and have a strong reputation in the market for the consistent quality of service and products to the foodservice and catering sector.
We have developed from servicing a loyal account base regionally to almost National coverage and our comprehensive range include frozen, ambient and chilled lines.
This diverse range allows to be able to provide a one stop solution to clients in both the profit and cost sector including pubs, clubs, restaurants, hotels, education and healthcare.
We pride ourselves on being an excellent company to work for which is mirrored in the stability of our sales force.
Due to continued growth of our business through acquisition we are seeking to add to our successful sales team a further strong foodservice industry sales professional.


We are seeking to attract a strong Foodservice professional to manage our Hampshire account base.
This will include a wide range of Foodservice end users, including Pubs, Restaurants, Hotels, Contract Caterers, Coffee Shops, Education and Healthcare end users.
The position is a blend of account management and new business responsibilities and you will be networking at Head Chef and Contract Catering Manager level.
You will be targeted at developing sales through effective menu planning and food costing and growing the revenue across your designated area.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing and forward thinking Foodservice wholesaler, who place values on both success in the workplace alongside a healthy work life balance.


The successful candidate will be a strong sales professional with experience within the foodservice sector.
•    Candidates are preferred to have sales experience working for a foodservice manufacturer or foodservice wholesaler.
•    Candidates with a background as a head chef or with a catering qualification with field sales experience in other vertical sectors will also be considered.
•    Candidates with experience selling catering equipment or catering disposables to foodservice clients will also be considered.
•    Candidates must be strong team player, work effectively to targets and be driven to succeed within a sales environment.

If you feel that this fantastic opportunity, please forward your CV to our retained recruitment partners at the email address below.

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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