First Base Employment Limited
Senior Account Manager
Do you have experience leading and motivating a sales team? Are you a highly experienced sales person with a track record of securing and developing new business? Do you have specialist experience with the food industry? If you are looking to develop your career with a creative company who has a passion for offering the highest level of customer service to their clients then we would love to talk to you.
We are looking for a professional sales person who has a passion for food. This is an exciting time to join our clients team with the business focusing on future growth.
Location: This role will be home based with regular visits to the clients office in Gloucestershire
Hours: Full time Monday to Friday – 9am until 5pm
Salary: Competitive package
New business development
Working with the business to create and implement the commercial strategy
Define strategies for long-term profitability and sustained growth
Identify new business opportunities and manage a project pipeline in collaboration with R&D resources
Supporting and working on wider group projects
Take charge of all aspects of your accounts including price and contract negotiations, product development and supply chain
Management of Key accounts
Responsible for the day-to-day commercial activities
Leading and preparing sales meetings
Driving and mentoring the sales team with direct reports
Ownership of sales targets and KPI’s amongst the sales teams
Promote the wider group portfolio of products
Key Skills and experience required:
Results driven to lead sales/business development team
Ability to work well within a small team as well as part of a wider group
A good understanding of what motivates our clients customers and know how to tap into their requirements effectively
Highly organised and experienced in managing a small team
Hungry for growth!
The ability to motivate, engage and inspire the wider sales team
A passion for food
A passion for offering the highest levels of customer service
Experienced within commercial account management and sales/business development function and team
Specialist experience within the food industry ideally food ingredients
Experience with B2B sales
Excellent communication skills
Full clean UK Driving Licence and use of own vehicle
English language is required (written and verbal) for both internal and external Company communication
The flexibility to travel regularly with some overnight stays – some European travel may be expected
If you would like to be considered for this position please send your CV to email@example.com or call 01453 755330 (option 2).
Just at the moment, we are seeing a massive upturn in applications. Please be aware that more than ever we are needing to shortlist heavily and that it may not be possible for us to come back to you if your details just do not match the needs of our client on this vacancy.