Junior Account Manager

Recruiter
Louis Hampshire
Location
Manchester
Salary
£30k-£35k, Car, Bonus and Benefits
Posted
14 Feb 2017
Closes
14 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Junior Account Manager

The client is a Producer of branded retail FMCG food products, and has created and developed a successful range of niche brands. They are selling their products throughout the UK, through a variety of channels, and wish to continue developing this commercial activity through Multiple Grocers, Independents, via the internet, and through developing additional markets and channels. In addition to expanding their current UK footprint, the company is developing new brands which will require promoting and selling.

Incorporating both New Business and Account Management, this role will deliver profitable revenue growth, with a focus on Independent Trade, Wholesale and Food Service buyers. You will grow and maintain Sales pipeline, and will be developing and maintaining existing accounts and relationships, in conjunction with identifying and developing new name customers. Effective sales reporting, customer insight and market analysis will be important to success.

Candidates will be looking to build on experience within an Account Management / Business Development / Sales role, developing and maintaining relationships within Wholesale, Independent Trade or Food Service customer base. Whilst experience in food / perishable goods would be ideal, candidates may have sold other FMCG into the above channels. The role involves travel around the UK as and when required.