Key Account Manager - Food Service

Recruiter
Location
Home Based UK
Salary
Commensurate with Experience
Posted
02 May 2017
Closes
02 Jun 2017
Ref
CST/38215
Job Function
Account management
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

 

Key Account Manager - Food Service

Home Based UK

Job ref:                      CST/38215

Salary/Benefits:   Commensurate with experience

Our client is a European Packaging Group with impressive recent business growth and they are looking for a Key Account Manager with Food Service experience who wants to be part of a forward thinking, challenging, innovative and evolving organisation.

The successful candidate will be responsible for meeting the following objectives:  
 

  • To deliver the budget in terms of value and profit
  • To develop all existing customers in line with annual plans
  • Seek out and convert new accounts for UK made and European FS offering

Key Responsibilities and Activities

  • Maintain and introduce long term relationships with current and potential customers to enable you to increase the volume and value of your assigned territory on a year by year basis
  • To carry out negotiations with customers to ensure that you are obtaining the maximum revenue and profitability from your designated area
  • Ensure that the Company is carrying the minimum amount of stock for your customers without jeopardising the supply position
  • Deal quickly and efficiently with any outstanding debtor or stock problems
  • Provide ongoing forecast sales figures via a monthly demand meeting to enable the Company to plan production demand
  • Work closely with Sales Administration to ensure that your customers are receiving exceptional service
  • Perform market analysis and research to support the business and underpin strategic decisions
  • Work with CDI to plan, design and develop new solutions and associated activities
  • Developing product line sales/training aids, support trade shows and provide internal communication on product line activities and status

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Good general standard of education
  • Computer literate – Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrable experience of Food service account selling
  • Sound commercial acumen with financial appreciation of costings and pricing
  • Ideally an understanding of thermoformed packaging
  • Proven ability in sales negotiation skills
  • Clean driving licence

 

To apply please contact Conrad Taylor

Conrad.Taylor@listgrove.co.uk

0044(0) 1789 207070

For EU roles, candidates must be eligible to work and live in the European Union.

Proof of eligibility will be required with your application.

 

 

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