Area Sales Manager

CPA Recruitment
London (West), London (Greater)
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Supplying high end hotels, restaurants, as well as caterers, our client is an award winning food business, enjoying an outstanding reputation for quality and innovation.
Key Accountabilities
The ideal candidate will either have at least two years sales experience along with a good understanding of the food and hospitality industry, and an interest in cooking or a qualified chef who has demonstrable people skills.   Handling a portfolio of accounts within the South and West London area, you will be responsible for building upon an already impressive client base through targeted and planned development of both new and existing business.  You will be the first point of contact for your customers and use this to maximise sales and loyalty.  Liaising with internal colleagues, you will help devise and implement the strategic plan for your area, ensure that new orders are being processes in a timely manner and keep the CRM up to date.  Following up on referrals, approaching customers to develop new business, as well as keeping up to date with trade press and exhibitions to generate new leads.
Personal Profile
Either two years' experience in a commercial role, preferably in the food industry or a qualified chef with appropriate people skills and a genuine interest to step away from the kitchen into a commercial role
An outgoing, friendly and positive approach
A can do attitude, with a constructive and problem solving approach 
An independently motivated character who also works well as part of a team
Commercially driven, a curious nature and a passion to learn
Full, clean driving licence 
Good relationship builder, with excellent communication and presentation skills
A full time position, with possible flexible/hybrid working pattern by request

Ref Code: FMW40345
To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with a comprehensive CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention Lisa Fox.

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE

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