Commercial Account Manager - Foodservice
Posted on Jun 10, 2019 by CV-Library
Are you looking for a role with a household name in the food industry which retains a 'family feel' environment?
This business has been around for years, operating in the chilled, frozen and hot categories, and has been both at the forefront of innovation and a staple part of British culture for years.
They are growing at 20% year on year with a very clever marketing strategy focussed on engaging with and listening hard to their loyal customer base.
Whilst principally a home-based business, these guys all get on famously with each other, priding themselves on the people they hire. They are passionate about what they do and the quality of the ingredients that go into their products.
If you want a career with business that genuinely loves their products, their consumers and their employees, this is definitely one for you.
About The Opportunity:
Commercial Account Manager – Foodservice
£50,000 - £55,000
Home Based contract
If you're looking for your next exciting role in foodservice, then look no further. These guys are in the market for an expert in Brakes and End User experience.
The business itself is split into 4 core areas of foodservice:
In each of these areas Brakes plays a major part in the push through process. The account equates to 35% of the business unit turnover and is a major responsibility. You will be highly visible in the role, working closely with the Sales Director to deliver on a very exciting new business strategy in the sector - including a very exciting range of NPD in the vegan sector as a key headline to deliver in the next 12-18 months.
We need you to bring your Foodservice commercial A-Game. Ideally you will come from a blue chip trained background with big business experience of large commercial wins.
We also need you to be a real team player with lots of experience of building internal relationships with cross functional divisions & extensive external relationship style account management.
Ideally you will also have
Extensive JBPing experience with multiple key/national accounts
Brakes/Bidfood & end user commercial management experience.
Proven FMCG Out of Home (OOH) Foodservice sales experience preferably with major RTM or End user contracts
Self-starter and motivator, positive can-do attitude skilled in 'managing up' as well as with peers
Excellent communicator and team player with superior influencing skills
Experience of working with detailed information, numerical data with strong analytical skills and attention to detail
If you are looking for a fresh challenge in one of the nicest and best loved food brands in the UK market then please get in touch with me confidentially on or (phone number removed).
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