Job Description

Sales Account Manager
Location: Pershore
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000 Per annum depending on experience
Hours:Week 1, Mon to Fri 6am-3pm + Sat 7am-11am, Week 2 Mon to Thursday 6am-3pm Friday 6am-12pm

Benefits: Performance related bonus, Car allowance/ Company Car

Day to Day duties:

* Setting of individual sales targets, and maintenance of sales to meet these targets
* Assure that all suppliers conform to UK/EU regulations regarding the use of pesticides, food safety and labelling through liaison with the Technical Manager
* Trade product to all customers, maximising sales profitability, whilst maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction.
* Ensure stock rotation on an individual portfolio of produce for the whole sales team.
* Serve as the lead point of contact for all customer account management matters
* Build and maintain strong, long-lasting client relationships
* Develop trusted advisor relationships with key accounts.
* Clearly communicate the progress of monthly initiatives to SD and BDM
* Develop new business with existing clients and/or identify areas of improvement to meet sales quotas
* Forecast and track key account metrics (e.g., monthly sales results and annual forecasts)
* Prepare reports on account status
* Collaborate with sales team to identify and grow opportunities within territory
* Assist with challenging client requests or issue escalations as needed
* Utilisation of social media to promote sales and brand awareness


Experience & Requirements:

* Proven work experience as a Key Account Manager, Sales Account Manager, Junior Account Manager or relevant role
* Previous Fresh food produce experience (essential)
* Relevant industry experience preferable but not essential
* Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and influence key stakeholders at all levels of an organisation, including Executive and Director Level
* Experience with CRM software and MS Office (particularly MS Excel)
* Experience delivering client-focused solutions to customer needs
* Proven ability to juggle multiple account management projects at a time, while maintaining sharp attention to detail
* Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation abilities
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to organise diary to ensure customer visits are maximised within territory
* Full driving licence

Office Workforce are responsible for thousands of temporary, temp-to-perm and permanent vacancies across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Our team offer a unique service tailored to match your precise needs, and can assist you with the following job categories; Clerical and Administration, Call Centre, Customer Services, Sales and Business Development, Secretarial and PA, Professional and Management. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help