Account Manager (Food)

Employer
Blue Spark
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£negotiable
Closing date
1 Oct 2019

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Function
Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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The Company

A company who provide quality service and care with an artisan flare, have built their brand through hard work and determination to ensure they keep their customers’ needs at the heart of all they do. They are seeking a dynamic and motivated Business Development Manager to join them on their journey.


The Role

Reporting to the Sales and Marketing Director you’ll be a pivotal member of this vibrant company where you'll take responsibility for generating new business and developing sales in the food service and contract catering sectors. You’ll maintain and develop cross-functional relationships with existing and potential customers. You’ll work closely to provide innovative product solutions that will achieve sales targets and business opportunities for all parties. You'll also use your passion and awareness of food to keep your customers up to date on new products and industry movements, helping to keep their product portfolios in line with new food and consumer trends. 

The Candidate

We are looking for a proactive and enthusiastic Sales or Business Development professional who has a real passion for food and experience of selling within the food service or food retail sectors.  This role would particularly suit Chefs who have crossed over into the commercial arena. Solid account management experience within the food industry is essential along with a proven track record of developing new business and providing successful food solutions. As well as outstanding communication skills you must have excellent negotiation and relationship management skills with a natural flair for influencing key decision makers.

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Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.
 
Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection

• Advertised Search

• Executive Search

• Database Search

• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Contact Us
  • 34 - 36 The Broadway
  • Haywards Heath
  • RH16 3AL
  • GB
  • 0845 2600 737
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