National Accounts Executive – Foodservice manufacturer to OOH
REWARDS: 35-40K Basic Salary, 45K OTE, Car allowance and company benefits
LOCATION: Birmingham, Coventry, Sheffield, Manchester, Oxford, Reading, Cheltenham
We are a leading Food manufacturer with a passion for excellent ethnic food products.
We specialise in Mexican orientated products and have been established as market leaders, both across the UK and Internationally for many years.
We are proud of our authentic heritage and continue to combine traditional products with innovative new products, within the growing area of Tex/Mex cuisine.
We are focussed on both the Retail and Foodservice channels and our products are found in many commercial and domestic kitchens.
We pride ourselves on being a fantastic company to work for and due to sustained growth over recent years we now have a fantastic opportunity available to join our Foodservice/OOH team.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a Premium Foodservice manufacturer and work with an established portfolio of major Foodservice wholesalers.
You will be responsible for developing recognition and sales of our brands with our key wholesale partners.
The majority of the role will be working closely with the 2 largest Foodservice wholesalers in the UK but you will also work with many of the larger regional wholesalers we have strong relationships with.
This is a vibrant and hands on opportunity – with plenty of customer interaction working closely with sales teams at all levels.
You will also work closely with our Development Chef to showcase menu ideas to the wholesalers and with marketing to ensure that new product launches are communicated effectively to our distribution partners.
There is an extremely realistic possibility that this role will develop into National Accounts Manager level over the next 12 months so we are particularly focussed on candidates who are looking for long term career development.
We are seeking to attract an established candidates from a Foodservice background seeking to progress their career within Foodservice manufacturing.
- Candidates must be able to demonstrate a proven track record in Foodservice sales.
- Candidates with experience working within Foodservice manufacturing are of particular interest, but we also welcome candidates from a Foodservice wholesale environment seeking to move into Foodservice manufacturing.
- Candidates must be effective team players, with strong communication skills, a structured approach to sales and thrive on a high activity rate re customer meetings.