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Business Development/Account Manager, London/Hybrid

Job Reference: W40517
Salary: £40K-£50K
Contract Type: Permanent, Full time

This is an exciting opportunity to work with one of London's leading food businesses. They have an impeccable reputation and are proud of what they achieve. They are looking for sales people who have an enthusiastic attitude to life and strive to be the best at what they do.

Key Accountabilities

Maintain and build current business whilst developing new business opportunities with customers, this role is a 50:50 split between new business and account management. The successful candidate will be equally at home developing new business by identifying key targets as well as maintaining and further development of existing business. You will be making regular visits to customers. Building internal relationships in the key areas of purchasing, operations, marketing and technical at all levels within the organisation. Liaison with flavour technicians and technical department to ensure the successful launch of new products. Developing relationships with all types of food production companies. Experience selling ingredients into the beverage sector is particularly of interest, as is experience of dealing with food service and food manufacturing customers.

Personal Profile

Proven success in sales, project management and planning, you will have some experience in both account management and account development

A commercially strong character with the passion to grow a set of UK clients

Ingredients sales experience into beverages is preferred

You will have the ability to persuade and influence

The best communication skills

You will know what excellent looks like

Ideally a food science or similar qualification

It would be greatly advantageous if you have a background either as a technologist, in flavour applications or as a flavourist as well as some sales experience

You will need to be willing to travel throughout the UK & if necessary Europe

Ref Code: FMW40517

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with a comprehensive CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention Lisa Fox.

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.