Account Manager- Food/ Science Knowledge Essential

Recruiter
Adecco
Location
Reading
Salary
28000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced Account Manager? Have experience with the technical and quality challenges that face the food industry?

Are you looking for a commercial role where you can also use your scientific expertise?

Would you like to work for an independent global leader in scientific analysis, research, consultancy and training?

Then read on..

My client based in Reading is looking for an Account Manager to join their team on a permanent basis.

Responsibilities:
- Looking after accounts to achieve sales growth
- Optimise calls by 'selling on' other services to the client.
- Generally assist the Head of Sales and wider teams, including the co-ordination and collation of RFI's proposals and tenders as required.

Requirements:
- Have proven knowledge of the UK Food industry and specifically the understanding of the technical and quality challenges that manufactures and retailers face.
- Scientific qualifications to degree level or equivalent in a relevant scientific discipline e.g., Food Science, Food Technology, Chemistry or Biochemistry.
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact in person, via email or telephone.
- An understanding of laboratory work and equipment.
- The personality, commercial awareness and technical credibility to develop excellent working relationships with both customers and laboratory staff.

If you are proactive, passionate about delivering excellent customer service, hungry to learn to and develop then this could be the perfect role for you!

These types of opportunities don't come often - Please apply now!

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.