Account Manager

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  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience Fresh
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

Role Title

Account Manager


Barking, Essex

Role Profile

Based in our Barking Head Office you will be the primary point of contact for a large portfolio of customers you will deliver a professional and timely account management service whilst identifying and converting any opportunities to grow sales value and margin. Working with agreed business plans, maintain existing business and generate sustainable new business. The primary facilitator between customer, business support and manufacturing functions managing customer requests including commercial information held on customer and business portals


Develop, manage, and control a portfolio of existing accounts to achieve sustainable growth in sales and profit in line with company objectives, sell to existing customers, and develop new customers identifying and cultivating new markets and business opportunities
Seamless internal communication on day-to-day customer account activity, ensuring key stakeholders e.g. NPD, Office Administration, Production, Distribution are engaged and where appropriate consulted
Generate and develop sales opportunities by gaining an insight into client's food buying habits and their short-medium term objectives
Consistently achieve personal monthly sales target
Leadership and management of new business critical paths, resolving problems by effectively engaging internal teams and the wider group business partners
Drive successful contract and pricing negotiations, be tactical, drive timelines and create urgency
Assist in the preparation of business plans to develop each account to its maximum potential and conduct regular reviews
Maintain a good awareness of market and competitor activities and report as necessary
Building strong internal and external relationships
Generate presentations and regular KPI reports in line with the requirements of our customers / prospects
Attend and present competently at customer meetings and internal team meetings
Attend relevant trade and industry events to help build a positive brand image.Requirements

Knowledge of food manufacturing processes and procedures
Accurate attention to details and outstanding organisational skills
Experience in a similar role ideally in food preferably chilled food
Sales management experience with a proven track record
Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Office skills including PowerPoint and Excel
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Ability to multi-task and work to deadlines
Able to effectively challenge and influence internal and external stakeholders.
Confident presentation skills for conveying ideas and strategies to peer group and business colleagues.

Client information

My client supplies the most prestigious hotels, banqueting venues and event caterers in the country with the highest quality of prepared vegetables, fruit, salads, and juices whilst maintaining a reputation for delivering consistency and quality.

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