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Key Account Manager

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Is developing accounts and building relationships where you specialise? Do you see yourself adding value to a growing and innovative business? Do you have a passion for the food industry with a strong background in working with retailers and foodservice?

With offices across the south, this award winning business has had a lot of recent success but require another dynamic member to the sales team so they can continue to lead the way. Due to their continuous hard work also, they are expanding rapidly in their supply of high quality products to a number of well-known stores and businesses internationally. With a truly dynamic team on site and many exciting challenges ahead, they are now eager to bring in an Account Manager with the drive to succeed and progress within the company.

The Account Manager will:
Develop existing and new relationships (UK and International)
Be proactive in seeking out new business opportunities
Develop any technical knowledge that is relevant to the role
Organise your own time and timetable to ensure success for the business

The successful candidate will have experience within the food industry or in a relevant FMCG environment (ideally food or drink) but also in a similar role such as a Business Development Manager (BDM), Sales Manager, Account Manager or even an Account Executive role. Alongside this, you will have experience of CRM systems, great negotiation skills and a positive attitude to the role at hand.

If this sales opportunity is the challenge you have been looking to step into, and you have a proven track record of successfully leading the sales team within the manufacturing environment- do not hesitate to apply for this opportunity.

To apply for the role please click apply!

Or alternatively contact Caroline Johnson on 0117 3252 999 or email

Zest are specialist recruiters within the food and drinks manufacturing industry and Caroline looks after roles within Sales, Marketing, Production and Operations such as Account Managers, Account Executives, BDM’s or Production Managers.

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