Area Sales Manager - Food to Foodservice
£28000 - £31000
PH1147 - Account Sales Manager – Food to Foodservice
REWARDS: 27-31K Basic Salary, 40K OTE, Fully Expensed Car/Fuel Card
LOCATION: Reigate, Leatherhead, Crawley, Horsham, Epsom
Opportunities with one of the leading Regional Foodservice Wholesalers in the UK
We pride ourselves as one of the leading regional foodservice wholesalers in the UK.
We have developed a proven track record for both strength of service and quality of product across the South East of England and have evolved from being a family based company to becoming a market leader in their field.
Our core range consists of Frozen, Chilled and Ambient produce although we also list non food products, fresh produce, seafood and fresh meat.
This portfolio also spans branded and own brands lines meaning that we are able to position ourselves as a genuine one stop solution concerning catering supplies to our clients across the foodservice market.
This loyal customer base spans both profit and cost sector including high profile restaurant, hotel, leisure, education and healthcare accounts.
We are looking to grow our sales team through the recruitment of excellent, experienced foodservice sales professionals.
The successful candidate will inherit a strong account base of existing customers but will be expected to significantly grow this area within the first 12 months.
This will be achieved through development of new business in addition to organic growth of accounts.
The candidate will be expected to predominantly sell at Head chef level but will also deal with catering managers within more cost sector establishments.
They will also be expected to work effectively with foodservice manufacturers to provide strong food solutions to their account base.
The current account base covers all areas of the foodservice market including cost and profit sector accounts.
We are seeking to attract experienced candidates with a target driven approach to sales and a dynamic approach to account management and business development.
• Candidates are preferred to have field sales experience selling food solutions for a foodservice wholesaler.
• Candidates with experience selling other product ranges into the foodservice sector, including non food, catering equipment, seafood or fresh produce will also be considered.
• Candidates with a background as a qualified chef or catering qualifications with field sales experience in other areas will also be considered.
• Candidates with a proven Field Sales background in other disciplines with a passion and interest in food will also be welcomed.
• Candidates must be able to demonstrate strong relationship building skills combined with a flair for new business.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established and growing foodservice market leader who pride themselves on providing a challenging but rewarding environment for their sales personnel.
Midas Selection Ltd specialises in recruiting Sales, Marketing, Purchasing and executive professionals across the Foodservice sector.
Midas Selection Ltd operates as an Employment Agency.
All applicants send CVS to firstname.lastname@example.org
For further details about Midas Selection and our dedicated foodservice sales division, please contact me via linked in under Paul Haworth – Midas Selection.
Tel: 0121 214 3742