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Account Manager/Sales Executive – Food to Foodservice

Midas Selection Ltd
Sheffield, Leeds, Wakefield, Nottingham, Lincoln
35K-40K Basic Salary, 45K OTE, Car allowance, Fuel Card
Closing date
3 Aug 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details


We are a leading independent Northern Foodservice wholesaler – with an established reputation for quality products and excellent service.

We provide a comprehensive range of food products to the hospitality sector with a strong focus on breakfast and lunchtime goods.
This means that we are particularly effective in servicing cafes, delis and schools, amongst a host of other types of accounts.

Due to our strong levels of service combined with competitive pricing we have a loyal customer base, a high volume of which have traded with us for many years.

We are seeking to add an experienced Foodservice sales professional to our team – to support with further growing and retaining business with our customers.



This role is focused on retaining and growing share of wallet with existing accounts whilst at the same time spotting opportunities to gain new customers.

You will target the account base area by area and spend an intensive amount of time thoroughly meeting customers within these territories.

You will also be supported by an established and effective telesales/customer service team who have great relationships with customers on a daily/weekly basis.

You will be targeted on growth of sales volume across the account ledger – and be working closely with client contacts including owners, buyers, head chefs and contract catering manager.



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

  • Candidates with a proven track record in Foodservice field sales are of strong interest
  • Candidates with a proven track record in other Field Sales disciplines (including Drink or FMCG) are also welcomed
  • Candidates with experience in sales to the hospitality sector are of particular interest.
  • Candidates must have strong business development skills and drive to achieve new business. A background working for a foodservice food manufacturer or wholesales is preferable.
  • Candidates must be driven, energetic sales professionals able to plan and implement their own journey plan.

This is an excellent role for candidates who love selling into the Foodservice sector but want to work for a service and people centric company where they can be a major and important par of the team


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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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