Area Sales Manager - Food to Foodservice

Recruiter
Midas Selection Ltd
Location
Dorking
Salary
£28000 - £34000 per annum, Benefits: 40000
Posted
05 Aug 2017
Expires
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Sales
Area Sales Manager - Food to Foodservice REWARDS: 28-32K Basic Salary, 38K OTE, Fully Expensed Car/Fuel Card, Laptop, Mobile Phone LOCATION: Woking, Leatherhead, Guildford, Reigate, Croydon Opportunity to join one of the country's fastest growing Independent Foodservice providers. THE COMPANY: We are one of the UK's leading independent Foodservice Wholesalers supplying multi temperature products to all of our Foodservice Clients throughout the UK. We are proud of our heritage ad our business wide focus on providing excellent customer service. Flexibility is a key element of our customer proposition we believe in going the extra mile to meet our customers' expectations, whether it be sourcing bespoke products or adding value with quality insight and expertise. We supply of high quality food, non-food products and related services to more than 1700 customers and employ 250 staff. We value the people that work within its organization, a significant proportion of whom have served the company for more than ten years. Once a quarter employees are updated with company progress against targets and employee of the Quarter Award is given, we have a much sought after 'Manager of the Year' award the results of which are eagerly anticipated. THE ROLE: This position involves account managing a strong portfolio of Foodservice accounts. You will be targeted on over growth of turnover and profit on the area and also be responsible for growing the number of accounts in the area. The account base will be split across profit and cost sector and include restaurants, hotels, nursing homes, education, healthcare and leisure. Most of your contact will be at Head Chef and Contract Catering Manager level although you may also liaise with buyers within larger accounts. The sales process will be consultative as you will be expected to work closely with the accounts on food costing and menu planning to ensure that you are able to provide a one stop solution which meets their aims as foodservice businesses. THE APPLICANT We are seeking to attract candidates with Field sales experience selling to the foodservice/hospitality sector. - Candidates must have experience in Field sales, with experience selling to the hospitality/Foodservice sector a strong preference. - Candidates with experience working for a Foodservice wholesaler will be of particular interest. However, we will also consider candidates with a background with foodservice manufacturers or in non food. - Candidates must be target driven, team players with strong relationship building skills. - Candidates with chef qualifications will also be welcomed. We partner with Midas for all of our recruitment and they are able to get your application to us directly. We look forward to receiving your application. Midas Selection Ltd specialises in recruiting Sales, Marketing and Executive recruitment across the Foodservice sector. Midas Selection Ltd operates as an Employment Agency

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