Account Manager - Fresh Food Industry - Permanent

Recruiter
Pure Staff Ltd
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£16500 - £19500 pa + + O/T + Comms
Posted
16 Feb 2017
Closes
16 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Account Manager

Location: Great Barr, Birmingham

Salary: £16,500 - £19,500 per annum (dependent upon experience) + bonus

Hours: 8.30am - 4:30pm - Monday to Friday and one Saturday per month approx 9.30am to 12:30pm for which they pay overtime

Holidays: 20 days + 8 Bank/Public Holiday

My Client is a principal British supplier of fresh fish to the catering industry; a national supplier with strong local heritage. The spectrum of their client base reaches from small independents to large national accounts.

If you excel at understanding the exacting needs of Customers, regularly exceed their expectations, thrive on selling and enjoy working in a fast paced, targeted environment, then this is an exciting opportunity for you to join a dynamic team within a leading food services business based in Birmingham.

Job Role:

This is a customer focused role and will involve:-

- Growing existing accounts
- Developing new accounts
- Ensuring sales targets are met
- Processing orders
- Effective use of all sales analysis
- Management of call diaries
- Prospecting new business, including cold calling
- Develop a strong working relationship with Business Development Managers
- Managing and achieving regularly set targets

Candidates applying for this role should have previous sales experience preferably within foodservice (Fish and Seafood experience is preferable but not essential). You should be personable with a proven ability to work in a targeted sales environment.

- You will need to be highly organised with effective time management skills.

- You will also need excellent typing skills to facilitate prompt and accurate data entry.

- You will be able to demonstrate assured and professional communication, both written and verbal. Much of your work will be telephone based, so you must be adept in the art of conversation and inspire our client's confidence in you.

- You will have sales experience, preferably within foodservice but this is not an essential requirement. We aim to develop all our employees' potential therefore all new starters are inducted in to our Sales Academy with ongoing learning and support.

- You should be driven and motivated by targets with the personal resilience to work well under pressure.

- Accountability - ensuring effective communication at all times with our Clients. Handling complaints, finding solutions where and when required, ensuring excellent management of accounts.

Contact

Please send your CV to Guy Hancox at Pure Staff via this advert link.