Key Account Manager
Key Account Manager
Job ref: 61054 | £50,000 - £70,000 + car, bonus & benefits | London
This large European food group employing over 5000 people, develops, manufactures and sells high-quality food products to the retail and food service sectors. With a turnover of in excess of £1 billion, it has market leading positions in many segments throughout Europe including the UK, where it is particularly strong in the bakery sector supplying speciality breads, doughnuts, cookies, pastries and patisserie to the major supermarkets.
As Key Account Manager you will manage existing clients to maximise the portfolio of product sales and well as developing new business through relationship building in order to deliver profitable growth year on year. You will develop and deliver a well thought through sales and contact strategy, be pro-active in prospecting and client networking, deliver of presentations and actively support and promote company marketing and sales initiatives.
You will possess a strong sales background in a customer facing role together with strong experience dealing with the larger retailers, ideally Waitrose. Bakery experience would be advantageous, although this is not as important as the ability to develop and build upon relationships. You should be able to demonstrate an excellent track record of achievement within a food related account management role and in addition you’ll have a can-do attitude, the ability to work to tight deadlines and to form strong relationships plus show an undeniable passion for food and the industry. A full UK valid driving licence is also essential.
The Key Account Manager role is based in London and is paying £50,000 - £70,000, according to individual skills and previous experience, bonus, company car, phone and laptop plus pension and 25 days holidays.
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