Key Account Manager - Food Service

Home Based UK
Commensurate with Experience
02 May 2017
02 Jun 2017
Job Function
Account management
Contract Type
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

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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