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Account Manager | Food Manufacturer | Cheshunt

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Account Manager | Food Manufacturer | Cheshunt

We are working with a leading fresh produce business who are looking to add a National Account Manager to their team after sustained growth and success. The business have been very strong to adapt to the changing market and have set themselves up as a very strong partner to a number of retailers, as well as non-retails customers.

The Role

This role will be customer focussed with a real push towards developing sales growth, along with building multi-level, long term relationships. It will be split between maintaining current growth with channels to existing customers, but also continuing to develop new business opportunities, in line with company growth targets.
You will be providing accurate forecasts and data which will be crucial in supporting the operations, finance and procurement team with their own strategy, you will also be assisting and contributing to the NPD team where necessary. Along with developing your own sales & marketing strategy, negotiating prices and ensuring the highest service levels to customers.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • At least 2 years of Account Management experience supplying into Retailers. Preferably within fresh produce although experience with one or more of the top 7 retailers is more desirable.
  • Very numerate, excellent communication skills and a brilliant understanding of Microsoft Office.
  • Good ability as a self-starter and be able to prioritise opportunities and challenges effectively.

The business is looking for someone who can operate autonomously and is able to take ownership of the challenges presented to them, and have a drive to succeed.

If you are interested and would like to find out more, please get in touch with Tor Newcomb on 01780 480530 or apply via the link for more information.


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.

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01780 480530
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
United Kingdom
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