Key Account Manager

Redhill Recruitment Ltd
London & M40 Corridor
£25000 - £35000/annum £30,000 Basic + Commission + Car
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a highly tuned sales professional? Are you looking for a new and challenging Key Account Role in the Foodservice industry? Have you worked in Foodservice sales or food sales as an
• Business Development Manager
• Area Sales Manager
• Territory Sales Person
• Key Accounts Manager
• New Business Development Manager

Do you have experience in a fast paced sales environment selling FMCG products? Or have you sold into goods into the Foodservice channel or for a Foodservice company?

If so Redhill Recruitment Ltd are working with a leading Foodservice Supplier to find a homebased Account Manager to manage a customer base along the M40 Corridor (London / High Wycombe / Oxford / Banbury / Royal Leamington Spa / South Midlands) and we are looking for a highly skilled, professional area sales manager with a wealth of experience in both new business sales or as an area sales manager working in the FMCG arena.

*This role would suit an Area Sales or Business Development Manager who is looking to step up and build a career in National / Key Accounts*

Reporting to your Senior Key Accounts Manager, you will be working with both existing and new customers in the food and beverage sector to promote and introduce products in order to Win, Retain and Develop accounts.
You will be a proven sales professional within the food and beverage sector who excels at growing existing accounts and finding new business. You will have worked in the Foodservice industry and shown that you can succeed in a demanding sales role.

You must have experience building relationships and driving new business within the Hospitality and Cost Sector being able to communicate with Restaurant Owners, Kitchen Managers, Senior Chefs, also Buyers and New Product Development Chefs.

Key Responsibilities:
• Generating sales leads through prospecting for new business.
• Increasing revenue from either acquiring new accounts or existing account spend.
• Develop and understand individual needs and strategies to maximise sales.
• Managing your own diary and planning client visits.
• Work with other internal departments, such as Telesales and Logistics.
• Submit a weekly sales report to your Line Manager.

The Individual:
• A proven track record of profitable sales delivery.
• Demonstrable knowledge of the Foodservice market place.
• Interpret, understand and act on financial data to achieve customer solutions.
• Good IT-literacy.
• Strong teamwork ethic.
• A very high level of organisational capability.
• Commercial acumen, with numeracy skills and familiarity with budgets and P&L.

This really is a very exciting opportunity, the company is extremely successful, with one of the highest annual turnovers in the area, and they can therefore offer not only a fantastic package, but genuine progression paths for the right individual.
If you’ve got a great sales track record within a Food or Foodservice environment and are seeking an opportunity which is second to none and have the character, desire and ambition to take full accountability of this role then please apply now.

Our Company:
Redhill Recruitment Ltd – The UK’s Only Exclusive Foodservice Recruitment Company

Redhill Recruitment Ltd are a recruitment company who specialise within the Foodservice Industry, working on positions such as Field Sales Reps, Business Development Managers, National Account Managers and Regional/National ‘man’ Managers, also Transport Managers, Operations Managers and Store / Site Managers, salaries ranging from around 25k to 95k.
As experts in the Foodservice industry we can advise on you on what’s available and who is recruiting. We can also give you more specific advice around your individual situation, whether that be the next move in your career or advice on other roles your skill set could work in.
We are here day and night to help, from writing or updating your CV for a role or prepping you up for interview we want to help you get the most out of the opportunity.

Redhill Recruitment Ltd are a specialist Foodservice recruitment business, who operates across the UK. If you have not received a response with 14 days please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion, your details may be retained for future opportunities.

Foodservice Sales, Business Development Managers, Area Sales Managers, Territory Sales, Field Sales, Key Accounts, National Accounts