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Regional Account Manager

Job Title: Regional Account Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North London
Salary: 38000 - 40000
REF: 7828/2017/BD6417
Contact Name: David Beck
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

The Company and the Role:
The Company is a leading independent foodservice wholesaler supplying multi temperature products to foodservice  and retail convenience clients across most of the country.
The company has big plans for growth over the next 3-5 years and in line with their growth plans comes the need to recruit the best candidates and succession planning, therefore the path for progression is very real and carries numerous opportunities for candidates with the right aspirations, talent and capabilities.
They are currently seeking a Regional Account Manager nominally attached to their depot in Buckinghamshire to develop and manage accounts in North West London, North London, North East London. Middlesex, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. The position is permanent.

Key Features of the Role:
The role is about effective prospecting and ultimately winning new business large independent  foodservice and retail convenience units, key accounts and small to medium sized groups  in an area broadly North and West of Central London.
You will research and build relationships with new clients specifically  with regional and head offices in the sectors of contract catering, regional  convenience etc.
You will be calling on existing Contract Catering clients which is a key sector of business for the Company.
You will plan approaches and pitches. Work with the wider sales team to develop proposals that meet the client’s needs, concerns and objectives.
You will identify existing clients that can be targeted for sales growth.
You will strengthen relationships with existing accounts through effective cross selling and up selling.
Participate in company sales meetings, conference calls and present results.
Knowledge and Skills:
The successful candidate will be an experienced Territory  Sales / Business Development Manager with experience having been gained with a delivered foodservice or retail convenience wholesaler.
You will be tenacious, self - motivated and living  North or West of London e.g. within 45 minutes travelling rom Heathrow .
As our client is a forward thinking growth player in the foodservice and convenience sectors, candidates must be career focussed and motivated towards driving substantial growth gained from large independent customers / small regional groups.
A natural confident communicator and negotiator you must understand what it takes to deliver a quality service to business customers and be capable of forging your own sales plans.
You will be numerate, have excellent presentation and communication skills, be able to communicate at all levels and be decisive, assertive and persuasive.
You will enjoy a level of autonomy and therefore must be highly self-motivated to achieve agreed goals.
You will have strong negotiating and relationship skills and able to manage your own time effectively.

What’s on Offer?
On offer to the successful candidate is an attractive basic salary of between £38-40k depending upon your background, experience and skill set, possibly more for an outstanding candidate.
In addition, there is a bonus scheme in place, company car and a range of benefits giving you the ability to work with a dynamic, fast-growing company where the career opportunities are truly excellent.
Please do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced field sales professional with experience of the foodservice sector or retail convenience sector.
The rpc Group of Companies receives an overwhelming number of CV's /Resumes each day, and each one is reviewed personally by a Consultant. Our pre-selection process is very thorough in order to meet the specific requirements of our clients.
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rpc foodservice recruitment, a Division of The rpc Group of Companies is at the forefront of placing professionals into all areas  of the foodservice  sector. Operating throughout the UK and Internationall, we cover all temperature spans, Contract Distribution, Food Ingredients, Catering Disposables, Catering Equipment, Foodservice Manufacturing, Fresh Produce, Meats, Seafood and Cash and Carry.
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