Account Manager

Located central UK
Attractive remuneration package
27 Feb 2013
27 Mar 2013
680678
Food Manufacturing
Permanent

Foodpack B.V. is a fully-owned subsidiary of Kalle GmbH in Wiesbaden (Germany). With sites both in Holland and the UK we supply a comprehensive range of products to the food industry within the Great Britain and Benelux regions with as our main focus the meat, meat products, cheese, poultry and fish industries. Our core product groups are casings, ingredients, flexible and rigid films and shrink bags. For our UK sales team we are looking for an

ACCOUNT MANAGER

As our account manager you will be the primary liaison between Foodpack and her (potential) customers. You will work closely alongside the senior account managers of the UK sales team and be part of a dynamic and experienced team.

Responsibilities and Tasks
• Actively searching for new potential customers and new projects at existing customers
• Maintaining and developing strong relationships with key decision makers and users at existing customers in person, and via telephone calls and emails
• Providing customers with quotations, negotiating the terms of agreements and closing sales
• Gaining a clear understanding of customers’ businesses and requirements, gathering market and customer information
• Managing, supporting, and servicing all account related needs
• Liaising with suppliers
• Reviewing, reporting and presenting your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets
• Attending team meetings and sharing best practice with colleagues
• Contribute to establish sales budgets

Attainments, skills and abilities
• Several years of experience in a similar position
• Strong selling, negotiation and influencing skills
• Strong relationship building and networking skills
• Strong presentation and communication skills – verbal and written
• Knowledge of the UK meat industry
• Knowledge of ingredients and/or packaging
• Self-motivated – able to work on own initiative/no 9–5 mentality
• High level of customer service orientation
• Ambitious to achieve targets – positive mentality – ability to forward think
• Flexible and able to travel to customers in the UK with occasional travels abroad
• Located in the centre of the UK/Driving Licence/Knowledge of Microsoft-Office

What do we offer
A challenging position with enthusiastic and motivated colleagues. Attractive remuneration package and employment benefits incl. car, phone, laptop.

Interested?
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