Account Manager

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Sales
Region:
London
Location:
London
Salary:
£25,000 to £31,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�25k - 31k per year + �5k car allowance + bonus + benefits
Posted:
24/11/2018
Recruiter:
The rpc Group of Companies
Job Ref:
8502/2018/BD7050MS

The Company and the Role:
The Company is one of the UK's most successful foodservice and distribution companies, enjoying phenomenal growth and boasting a coveted portfolio of clients. Their success is driven by people with a passion for what they do and an entrepreneurial spirit, creating a dynamic, empowered, 'can do' working environment. As a growing, vibrant, and fast-moving business, it has long been clear that their people are critical to their future success.
They are offering an exciting and unique opportunity to join their Academy Programme and complete a bachelor's degree (Hons) in Business to Business Sales whilst developing and growing your professional sales career as an Account Manager. The position is based in North London and is permanent.
When you start with this Company you can look forward to a wealth of blended learning opportunities, which will equip you with all the skills and confidence you'll need to be able to fulfil your potential and grow your career in foodservice sales.

Key Features of the Role:
You will support the Channel Managers to focus on the retention and growth of an existing account portfolio.
You will be supported throughout the programme with the development of your professional and academic skills through hands-on practical experience and benefit from coaching and mentoring by experienced Senior Managers.
You will be given an exciting and unique opportunity to join an Academy Programme and complete a bachelor's degree (Hons) in Business to Business Sales
You will spend time visiting customer's building long term relationships and negotiating and introducing in new products.
The position is site-based reporting into the Channel Managers.

Knowledge and Skills:
The successful candidate will already have some sales experience within the retail or foodservice sectors with some field sales experience, although you could also be an ambitious, motivated individual with experience in other sectors.
You must be passionate about food and a strong interest in the foodservice industry, with a bright and eager personality and an ambition to grow your career in national account sales.
You will also need to have a minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade C or above including English and Math plus ideally an A level (s), grade C and above (or equivalent).
Ideally you will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of the foodservice sector and food trends specific to the foodservice sector.
You will need to be highly self-motivated person to achieve the goals and targets, able to work efficiently and independently within time constraints and ability to influence others.
You will need to be commercially aware, dynamic, results driven, hungry to succeed and be able to offer the highest levels of customer service.
You will have analytical skills as are well as IT/ PC skills (including Excel), and you must be able to interpret data and information in various formats.
You will be numerate, have excellent presentation and communication skills, be able to communicate at all levels, and be decisive, assertive and persuasive and above all - a relationship builder.
You will be innovative and demonstrate originality and creativity in solving problems and meeting the needs of the clients in terms of offering solutions to them.
A full driving licence is a prerequisite as there will be a requirement for travel to customers throughout the country at different times to present to them the company product rang

Contact Details:
The rpc Group of Companies
Tel: 023 8022 4654
Fax: 023 8022 0808
Contact: Mike Stride
Email:

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