Key Account Manager - Contract Catering

Maidenhead £50,000 p.a. - £55,000 + c.a. + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013950

An international FMCG business is recruiting for a Key Account Manager - Contract Catering. This person will be part of the direct sales team, focusing on but not limited to the contract caterers. This role will be field based, while working out of the Hurley, Maidenhead office.

 

 

Commutable from: Hurley, Maidenhead, High Wycombe, Reading, Slough, Henley-on-Thames, Bracknell, Wokingham, Watford, Didcot, Aylesbury

 

Salary: £ Competitive salary plus company car or car allowance, company bonus, pension scheme, 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, private healthcare and others

 

Suitable for: Key Account Manager - Contract Catering

 

 

The role of Key Account Manager - Contract Catering:

 

  • As a key member of the direct sales team, you will lead long-term growth strategy for new business across the ’large business‘ sector

  • The role is responsible for developing and maintaining a new business pipeline

  • You will be part of a cross functional selling team with internal stakeholders across marketing, operations, supply chain, demand planning and finance

  • You will manage and also develop the existing customer portfolio

  • Prospect new business in a structured manner, and also manage a new business pipeline

  • Define and justify marketing spend with business case per customer

  • Be a key player in the ’on the go‘ business

 

The ideal Key Account Manager - Contract Catering:

 

  • Sales experience within the business to business sector is essential for this role

  • Strong track record of prospecting, negotiating and winning new business

  • Have a structured approach to account management

  • Hold working product knowledge in the Out Of Home market (caterers, offices, pubs, bars and hospitals)

  • Have strong commercial and P&L understanding

  • A commercial thinker with FMCG Food or Drink exposure

  • Please apply for this role if you have B2B exposure within the FMCG industry

 

 

To apply, please forward your CV to Lee Smith

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