National Accounts Manager (Wholesale Food Service)

CPA Recruitment
Hybrid/Homeworking, UK
Circa £50K
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. They are looking to expand their sales team by appointing a National Accounts Manager.

Key Accountabilities


The key elements for the role will be establishing relationships with key wholesalers as well as contract caterers and event/venue catering organisations.  It is crucial for this role that you have had exposure to these accounts in the past.  Consolidate current business and exploring new opportunities as well as developing new channels for distribution and sales of these delicious products.  Working closely with customers, building long term relationships and maximising potential sales, you will be a driven and enthusiastic foodie, with a passion for the industry.  A strategic thinker with excellent planning and organisation skills to combine the use of personal selling and all promotional tools to increase sales.  Delivering excellent customer service, a clear understanding of the industry and customer needs.  Working closely with other departments, you will work closely as liaison between the customer and the NPD chefs, logistics, buying and finance. 


Personal Profile


Experience within sales is important but working within wholesale, foodservice and catering will be a distinct advantage

Organised and able to manage schedules

An outgoing, friendly and positive mindset

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 for sales

A cheffing background would be advantageous, an enthusiasm for food is essential

Full, clean driving licence

Good relationship builder, with excellent communication and presentation skills

A full-time position, lots of travel across the UK

Package will include car allowance and performance bonus as well as travel allowance.


Ref Code: FMW40373

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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