Field Key Account Manager - Food Ingredients - Home Based

Recruitment Revolution
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Competitive Salary + Excellent Company Benefits Package + Car
Closing date
23 Jul 2019

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Field Key Account Manager - Food Ingredients - Home Based
North West Based
Competitive Salary + Excellent Company Benefits Package + Car

We currently have a great opportunity for a Key Account Manager within our UK Food business

The successful candidate will be responsible for sales into customers in the North West Region and will have ownership of delivering the GP AOP for this region.
The person talking on this role will manage an existing customer base and will be expected to develop new business and deliver targeted growth.

We are looking for someone with a strong work ethic and someone who wants to sell and who can deliver self-determined growth

An ability to understand the functional aspects of our portfolio is essential.

About Us:

We are the Food Ingredients division of an a leading $14 billion global product distributor spanning chemicals, speciality consumables, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics serving more than 80,000 customers across 100 countries.

Field Key Account Manager Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

+ Ability & desire to sell value and work as ‘one team’.
+ To maintain the base business, control customer sales attrition and grow the business via new sales opportunities
+ Open new accounts
+ Activity management – demonstrates a desire to want to be in front of customers as much as possible
+ Be able to build relationships with our customers 
+ Results orientated
+ Demonstrate excellent sales behaviours and be self-motivated
+ Carry out specific sales projects
+ Salesforce (CRM sales tool) update and maintenance.
+ Q (Pricing tool) update and maintenance.

We Are Looking For:

A passion for selling, a desire to be successful, and the ability to build strong relationships internally and with customers. Willingness to work hard and to make a real difference. If you are the successful candidate you will show the necessary desires to learn to be a highly skilled sales person. 

Ideally you will have experience of managing existing accounts and identifying and gaining new business. The ability to work effectively within all levels of the organisation is essential. Having the flexibility & positive attitude towards team work is also a fundamental requirement. You must be organised and able to prioritise with effective time management skills. The individual must also be proficient at handling multiple tasks with a high degree of accuracy & attention to detail.

What we offer in Return:

+ Excellent Salary Package
+ 33 days holiday including bank holidays
+ Generous pension scheme
+ Life insurance option
+ Discounted private healthcare
+ Discounts with 1,000+ retailers
+ Company Car

We are a great team of people, a great place to work and offer all the benefits you’d expect from the world’s #1 at what we do. Come and join us in a business with a global focus where your quality can make a real difference!

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Food Development Manager, Product Manager (Food), Food Ingredients Sales Manager, Food Ingredient Sales, Food Category Area Manager, Sales Account Manager, Technical Sales Development, Food Production Manager.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager.

Application notice... We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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