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National Account Manager – Foodservice

Employer
Fusion FSM
Location
Home-based (Flexible, with Travel) applicants must reside in the UK, ideally in one of the following locations: Home Counties, Midlands, Yorkshire and North West
Salary
£45,000 - £55,000 (Depending on Experience) + Car Allowance + 25 Days Holiday + Pension
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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

Job Details

National Account Manager – Foodservice
Location:  Home-based (Flexible, with Travel) applicants must reside in the UK, ideally in one of the following locations: Home Counties, Midlands, Yorkshire and North West.
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 (Depending on Experience) + Car Allowance + 25 Days Holiday + Pension

What You'll Gain from Joining Us:
•    Competitive Compensation: Earn a salary ranging from £45,000 to £55,000, depending on your experience, along with a car allowance to support your role. Additionally, you'll enjoy a generous 25 days of annual leave and a pension plan.
•    Work-Life Balance: This is a home-based role, offering the flexibility to work from various locations within the UK.
•    Exciting and Impactful Work: As a National Account Manager, you'll have the opportunity to work with a variety of customers in the foodservice sector. Your role will involve managing existing accounts and developing new ones, giving you a chance to make a tangible impact on our clients' businesses.
•    Professional Growth: We encourage ambition and provide the platform for you to take your career to the next level within our organisation. You'll have the support and resources to continuously develop your skills and expertise.
•    Dynamic and Collaborative Team: Join a highly focused and collaborative team where your outgoing personality and initiative will be valued. You'll have the chance to work closely with experienced professionals who share your passion for the foodservice industry.

About Us:
We are a leading sales business specialising in foodservice, selling for suppliers to both wholesalers and operators. Our deep understanding of the foodservice market positions us as a one-stop-shop solution, offering Account Management, sales growth, insights, and strategic development. Our blue-chip clients rely on us to deliver exceptional service and drive business growth within the foodservice sector. This is an opportunity for a sales driven individual to join a fast growing company in the foodservice market place.

National Account Manager Responsibilities:
As the National Account Manager, you will play a pivotal role in managing existing business relationships while also cultivating new accounts. Your responsibilities will include:
•    Identifying, targeting, and developing new accounts within the foodservice market.
•    Building and nurturing strong customer relationships.
•    Conducting groundwork to generate appointments and secure new business.
•    Maximising your time by identifying contacts, scheduling appointments, and maintaining a robust sales pipeline.

Key Qualifications and Attributes:
To excel in this role, you should possess the following essential attributes:
•    Extensive Foodservice Sales Experience: A seasoned professional with  strong knowledge of the UK Foodservice market.
•    Sales Expertise: Experience selling into Foodservice Wholesalers and End Users sectors, or the determination to acquire proficiency in these areas.
•    Proactivity: Highly proactive with a knack for building dynamic customer relationships.
•    New Business Development: A track record of successfully winning and developing new business.
•    Ambition: Ambitious and driven to advance your career within our company.
•    Negotiation Skills: Strong negotiator with the ability to influence effectively.
•    Communication: Excellent communication and presentation skills.
•    Interpersonal Skills: Strong interpersonal skills, with the initiative to thrive in a collaborative team environment.
•    Outgoing Personality: An outgoing personality and the ability to take initiative within a focused team.

What Sets Us Apart:
•    Dedication to Foodservice: We exclusively focus on the foodservice sector, ensuring unmatched expertise.
•    Experienced Leadership: Our directors and managers have extensive backgrounds in foodservice sales, research, and end-user operations.
•    Extensive Network: We have a broad network of contacts within Wholesalers and End Users.
•    Major Brand Engagement: Major retail brands/products engage us for research and selling their products in the foodservice market.
•    Immediate Impact: Appointing us immediately increases contact points for our clients in the foodservice market, giving their products exposure to key End Users and Wholesaler Sales teams and depots.
•    In-Depth Knowledge: Our profound foodservice experience provides valuable insights to benefit our clients.
•    Trust and Communication: We have established trust with wholesalers and know how to effectively communicate with end users to drive pull-through at the unit level.
•    Unique Selling Proposition: Our dedication to the foodservice sector sets us apart, making us well-known and trusted by wholesalers and end users.

We are deeply involved in the foodservice market, with our directors actively participating in key hospitality organisations. Our dedication to the foodservice sector sets us apart, making us well-known and trusted by wholesalers and end users. Our team possesses extensive career backgrounds in foodservice, ensuring that we understand the nuances of the market.

If you are passionate about the foodservice industry, thrive in a dynamic sales environment, and are eager to contribute to our fast-growing and innovative company, we invite you to join us in growing your career within the foodservice marketplace. Apply now through the company's dedicated recruitment portal.
 

Company

FusionFSM are a leading sales business specialising in foodservice, selling for suppliers to both wholesalers and operators. Our deep understanding of the foodservice market positions us as a one-stop-shop solution, offering Account Management, sales growth, insights, and strategic development. Our blue-chip clients rely on us to deliver exceptional service and drive business growth within the foodservice sector.

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