Regional Account Manager

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Salary range: £28,000 - £30,000

Role: Regional Account Manager
Salary: £28,000 – £30,000 Plus Bonus
Location: Manchester

We are working on behalf of a speciality food business based in Manchester. You will be dealing with existing accounts such as Premier League Football Clubs, Farm shops, Michelin Star restaurants and hotels, as well as being proactive in gaining new clients.

They are on the lookout for a Regional Account Manager to deliver the customer relationship. The applicant must have a positive work ethic, and be happy to work autonomously, as well as have a strong attitude, hunger and desire to succeed.

The company produce deli foods such as cured meats, cheeses and sauces, so a background in food manufacturing, food retail, and experience as a chef or a passion for food is preferable.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

*Identify and target list of customers and potential customers, set priorities and increase penetration of that market.
*Plan and manage customer orders into production, warehouse and distribution.
*Maintain and build business with existing customers.
*Respond to customer issues.
*Develop marketing strategy.
*Bring through new products with commercial development relevant to market needs.
*Prepare and agree with the Regional Sales Manager a detailed annual budget for sales, gross margins.

REQUIREMENTS:

*English & Maths GCSE or equivalent
*Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential in this role; as is IT literacy
*A proven track record of understanding customers’ needs and delivering excellent customer service.
*The ability to quickly build relationships
*Target driven with a desire to succeed
*A Full UK Driving License and flexible approach to travel and your working hours
*Ideally, you’ll have experience working in a similar field-based role within the food industry in sales, account management or business promotion

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply via this website or call Joe Hill on 01733 235 111 or email joe@hendbrown.com

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