Key Account Manager - Market Leader (Food service) - Birmingham

P3 Search & Selection
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

£30-35,000 Basic, £12,000 OTE, Co. Car, Pension, Healthcare, Laptop, Mobile

Our client is a market leading Food-service Wholesale distributor responsible for supplying over 60,000 customers throughout the UK across multiple channels that range from local authorities, Education, NHS trusts, defence contractors, hotel, pub and restaurant chains as well as many independent operators in the hospitality industry.

The Role

As a field based Key Account Manager you shall manage the relationships with some of the largest customers that would include Education,Universities,Hospitals, Hotel chains, Horeca and Major Pub Groups.

Driving a multi-million pound portfolio in the Birmingham,Cannock and Stock region you will manage the entire sales process and drive growth through excellent customer service whilst demonstrating a proactive and highly organised approach. Your portfolio will be worth around £5 million pounds and your role is split 80/20 split in favour of Account Management.

You will deal with multi-level contacts from Procurement Directors to Head Chefs. This is a highly rewarding opportunity to further develop your career and meet the ambitious earning potential you are striving for.

The Person

This is an excellent opportunity to join a blue chip organisation that place your career development and job satisfaction as a priority. It is expected that you will possess the following skills:

  • Field sales experience within the food-service industry or/and route to market
  • Proven demonstrations of managing key or national accounts successfully controlling budgets and profit and loss accounts.
  • Extremely well presented, great first impression
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent team player, due-diligent, career-minded and proactive

The Package

There is a very competitive basic salary with a strong OTE. In addition you will receive a company car, mobile, private healthcare, pension, 25 days holiday.