Account Manager/ Buying Assistant (Food Industry)

Posted 30 January by ST Selection

Company - Leading supplier within the food industry.

This is an excellent opportunity for a strong candidate with food industry experience to join the team of a leading food supplier company based in Aylesbury. Our client will also consider applicants from a cheffing/ catering background looking to move into a new industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing large and high profile restaurant accounts, including chefs and catering managers to sell the company's specialist range of fresh products (full training provided).

  • Some face to face visits to key clients.

  • Build and maintain a strong understanding about the market

  • Working at achieving targets and goals. Applies a continuous improvement approach

  • Work effectively with other individuals and teams to achieve company objectives.

  • Developing strong relationships and provide excellent customer service

  • Dealing with quality control and hands on trading/ purchasing of products all around the UK - trading style rather than contractual.

Required Skills / Qualifications:

You will ideally be from the food service industry, and have a confident and professional telephone manner to be considered for this role. The right candidate will also need to have a confident personality, be articulate and driven, and strong motivation to work to company targets.

You will need to be articulate, flexible and tenacious with excellent attention to detail.

Full product training will be given as well as continuous support.

Location - Aylesbury

Salary: £24-28K + bonus

Hours: Monday to Friday 6am-3pm Mon-Fri

We welcome approaches from candidates interested in purchasing, buying, business development, telemarketing, telesales, sales account management, internal sales and other general sales vacancies.

Required skills

  • Account Management
  • Account Manager
  • Buying
  • Food Industry
  • Sales

Application questions

Do you have previous experience in the food service industry?
Do you have experience in sales or account management?
Do you have experience of purchasing?

Reference: 37162747

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