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Area Account Manager – Bespoke Catering Disposables

Midas Selection Ltd
London, Stevenage, Reading, Basildon, Tonbridge, Aldershot
36K-40K (OTE 50K), Company Car, Laptop, Mobile
Closing date
3 Aug 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details


We are one of the leading distributors of bespoke catering disposables solutions in the UK and are currently seeking to add to our successful sales team.

Operating nationally we currently work with many of the leading hotel groups, restaurant chains, contract caterers and education and healthcare outlets to provide a one stop solution packaging requirements.

We pride ourselves on our innovative and modern approach to the sector and are constantly investing in new product development to assist our catering client based.

We are also a well respected market leader and work closely with many of the leading manufacturers in our industry to consistently provide products of the highest quality.



Within this position you will be expected to combine business development with effective account management in order to effectively grow your territory.

Based from home, your journey plan will encompass calls to contract caterers, QSR coffee shops, restaurants and other catering end users across your region.

Due to the bespoke element of our product range, this position is of a consultative nature with the contact level being from head chef/contract catering manager up to buyer level.

You will be targeted on both development of new business and organic growth within accounts, often working closely with our national accounts and NPD teams internally.



The successful candidate will be an experienced sales professional with a background selling into the catering sector.

  • Experience in selling catering disposables is advantageous although not essential.
  • Candidates with a background in sales to the foodservice sector is preferable.

This may include food, catering disposables or catering equipment.

  • Candidates must have a high activity rate and be equally at proficient at new business development as account management.
  • Candidates may be strong Area sales managers within other industries, with vibrant personalities and target driven approach.
  • Candidates must also be strong, efficient territory managers with the ability to develop relationships at chef level and with the commercial acumen to deal at buyer level.

We are extremely passionate about the relationships we have with our foodservice clients and provide a competitive package and career prospects to attract candidates who are equally as passionate to our company.

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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