National Account Executive - Fresh Produce

Recruiter
Midas Selection Ltd
Location
Birmingham
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CW012
National Accounts Executive
Package: Basic Salary up to £40,000 (DOE), £55,000 OTE. Car Allowance, Pension
Location: Birmingham, Walsall, Droitwich, Worcester, Cheltenham, Kidderminster

Company:
Our client is an importer and distributor of premium fresh fruit and vegetables.
Established in the late 90's, we pride our self on sourcing the freshest produce from both the UK and from around the world.
We serve a range of clients including traditional UK wholesalers and manufacturers through to international contract caterers.

Role:
• Predominantly office based, you will be responsible for building new customer base and maintaining existing accounts.
• Visiting customers and supporting New Business Development.
• Identifying new opportunities for growth of other departments within the business.
• Building long term relationships and strategies with suppliers and representing the company at relevant trade shows and networking events.
• Ensuring all import paperwork is in order to ensure customs are cleared legally without disruptions.
• Keep up to date with tending foods and market movements.
• Forecast requirements and order products to meet sales demand.
• Build and share knowledge of global fresh produce and products/ availability / markets.
Fresh Produce Import to UK wholesale and manufacturers

Person Specific:
• Industry specific knowledge advantageous.
• Should have a genuine interest in fresh produce and a keen ‘foodie’.
• Person must live within easy commute to travel routes West Bound of Birmingham. – This is predominantly an office based role.
• Good IT skills required – outlook, office, excel, word, internet and email.
• The person must have genuine and ethical mindset, with a strong mindset for achievement.
• Candidates must be great forward planners.
• Candidates must be prepared to travel if and when required within the UK.

Midas Selection Ltd specialises in recruiting Sales, Marketing and Executive professionals in all industries. Midas Selection Ltd operates as an Employment Agency.

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