Area Sales Manager - Foodservice Hertfordshire

Recruiter
Midas Selection Ltd
Location
Stevenage
Salary
26000.0000
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PH890 - Account Manager/Sales Executive– Food to Foodservice

REWARDS: 24-30K Basic Salary, 35K OTE, Fully Expensed Car/Fuel Card

Exciting foodservice opportunity with one of leading and most progressive UK Foodservice wholesalers

THE COMPANY:

We are one of the largest independent foodservice wholesalers in the UK and have a strong reputation in the market for the consistent quality of service and products to the foodservice and catering sector.
We have developed from servicing a loyal account base regionally to almost National coverage and our comprehensive range include frozen, ambient and chilled lines.
This diverse range allows to be able to provide a one stop solution to clients in both the profit and cost sector including pubs, clubs, restaurants, hotels, education and healthcare.
We pride ourselves on being an excellent company to work for which is mirrored in the stability of our sales force.
Due to continued growth of our business through acquisition we are seeking to add to our successful sales team a further strong foodservice industry sales professional.

THE ROLE:

As an Area Sales Manager you will be responsible for a portfolio of between 150-200 foodservice accounts.
You will have full responsibility for cross selling and upselling to this account base in addition to undertaking new business to add further clients.
Most of the success in this role will be through effective menu planning and food costing at head chef or contract catering manager level.
You will be based from home and be responsible for your own journeyplan but will also be expected to be a team player and work towards overall company promotions and objectives in addition to your own targets.

THE APPLICANT.

The successful candidate will be a strong sales professional with experience within the foodservice sector.
• Candidates are preferred to have sales experience working for a foodservice manufacturer or foodservice wholesaler.
• Candidates with a background as a head chef or with a catering qualification with field sales experience in other vertical sectors will also be considered.
• Candidates with experience selling catering equipment or catering disposables to foodservice clients will also be considered.
• Candidates must be strong team player, work effectively to targets and be driven to succeed within a sales environment.

If you feel that this fantastic opportunity could be the right one for you in 2017 please forward your CV to our retained recruitment partners at the email address below.

LOCATION: Stevenage, Luton, St.Albans, Milton Keynes, Watford, Hertford, Harlow

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

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