Account Manager / Trader | Fresh Produce | Non-retail

Depending on experience + uncapped bonus
Closing date
24 Oct 2019

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Purchasing, Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Are you an experienced salesperson / trader? Can you build a rapport with people? Does selling come naturally to you? Do you have experience in the fresh produce industry? If so, we'd like to hear from you.

About our Client:
Our client is an established business who have steadily grown to become a leading name in the fresh produce industry. Their core customers include the wholesalers, caterers and processors within the UK. They have formed strong links with both local and international growers and customers all over the UK. They have a tremendous amount of knowledge within the business and are considered experts in the fresh produce sector.

About the Job:
Essentially this role is all about commercial wins and helping the business grow. You will utilise your experience, communication and rapport building skills to form lasting relationships with suppliers and customers. You will have an eye for opportunities and jump on any chances to help grow sales and the business. You will be able to utilise your experience and relationships to help drive the business forward and help grow the top and bottom lines for the business. In addition to the sales functions, you will be getting involved with the supplier side as well and sourcing various fresh produce lines to supply the markets.

The Ideal Candidate:
The ideal candidate will have fresh produce trading experience. You will have a proven track record of delivering sales and new business in the wholesale, catering and processor markets. You will be a team player and have a good 'can-do' attitude.

Minimum Requirements:
To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will be a strong negotiator, have produce experience, a great can-do attitude and be a real commercial animal. They are open minded on the level of experience you bring with you and as such are very flexible to accommodate someone with a couple of years experience or 20+ years of experience.

Very much dependent on experience but you will be working towards an uncapped bonus and the chance to progress within the business.

Application Process:
If you feel you have the proven produce trading experience, please apply via the form/link below. To discuss the role in more detail please contact Morten on 01780 480 530 or - job reference MA12010

MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Graduates and Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Contact Us
  • Acanthus House
  • 10a Belton Street
  • Stamford
  • PE9 2EF
  • GB
  • 01780 480530
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