National Account Executive – Foodservice Manufacturer
REWARDS: 38K (OTE 43K) Car, pension, healthcare, laptop
LOCATION: National (Central location beneficial)
Foodservice Manufacturer opportunity working with leading brands
We are one of the leading food manufacturers in Ireland, who also have a UK and International presence.
Established for over 30 years, we specialise in value added meat products and are well known across both Retail and Foodservice sectors.
Throughout this period we have developed to become the market leaders in our specialist areas and continually lead the way within Foodservice in our categories through consistent innovation.
Our comprehensive range within Foodservice includes burgers, ribs, chicken and pulled pork product lines.
Our Foodservice client base includes both major organisations and independents across pub, restaurant, contract catering, leisure and higher education sectors.
In addition to adopting innovative strategies we also pride ourselves in adopting an ethical and sustainable approach to our strategy, manufacturing and commercial relationship with suppliers.
We are seeking to develop our Foodservice team in the UK with the addition of an NAE to focus on further developing relationships with our wholesale partners.
This newly created position is an exciting opportunity to join an established brand and focus on business development within a Foodservice end user client base.
We have developed an extensive and comprehensive distribution network over many years with established and market leading Foodservice wholesale partners.
This position is specifically aimed at further developing recognition and subsequent sales of our products via the wholesale channel.
You will be involved in representing the company at exhibitions, roadshows and at wholesaler supplier events.
You will engage with sales teams from National Accounts through to telesales to generate enthusiasm and understanding of our brands.
We consider our services to clients as being solution based, and in addition to being able to provide clients with quality products, we are also able to work closely with them to enhance their food offering to their customers, including providing strong point of sale material and menu suggestions.
We are also seeking to grow the Foodservice team further over the next 2-3 years.
As a result, this role is a fantastic opportunity for candidates seeking to work with a leading Foodservice brand who are also seeking realistic career progression opportunities.
- Candidates must be able to demonstrate a track record in sales to the Foodservice sector.
- Candidates with experience working for a Foodservice manufacturer will be of particular interest.
- Candidates with experience working within Foodservice seeking a step into a manufacturer role will also be welcomed.
- Candidates must be passionate about food and able to deliver not only a product but a concept to the Foodservice sector.
- Experience as a chef/contract catering manager background in addition to sales will be beneficial although not essential.