PH1172 - Key Accounts Manager - Food to Foodservice REWARDS: 33-35K Basic Salary, 40K OTE, Fully Expensed Car/Fuel Card LOCATION: London, Southampton, Brighton, Canterbury, Eastbourne, Guildford Opportunities with one of the leading Regional Foodservice Wholesalers in the UK THE ROLE:This is a fantastic opportunity to manage and develop a portfolio of Key Accounts/National Accounts business for a progress Foodservice wholesalers.You will inherit an established Account base of group accounts within the Foodservice sector.These may include pub, restaurant and hotel groups, Contract Caterers and Higher Education accounts.You will be responsible for implementing central agreements with these clients, including product listings and pricing.In addition to this you will liaise with Head Chefs and Contract Catering Managers to increase spend on a unit level.You will also be targeted on winning and developing new group accounts to your client base. THE COMPANY: We pride ourselves as one of the leading regional foodservice wholesalers in the UK.We have developed a proven track record for both strength of service and quality of product across the South East of England and have evolved from being a family based company to becoming a market leader in their field.Our core range consists of Frozen, Chilled and Ambient produce although we also list non food products, fresh produce, seafood and fresh meat.This portfolio also spans branded and own brands lines meaning that we are able to position ourselves as a genuine one stop solution concerning catering supplies to our clients across the foodservice market.This loyal customer base spans both profit and cost sector including high profile restaurant, hotel, leisure, education and healthcare accounts.We are looking to grow our sales team through the recruitment of excellent, experienced foodservice sales professionals. THE APPLICANTWe are seeking to speak to energetic, driven and vibrant Foodservice sales professionals, seeking to develop their career into Key Accounts/National Accounts.• Candidates must have a proven track record of sales into Foodservice end users.• Candidates with experience working within Foodservice wholesale will be of particular interest.• Experience at developing business with Group accounts within Foodservice is preferable although not essential.• Candidates must be target driven individuals with strong relationship building skills and able to liaise at both Head Chef and Buyer level. This is a fantastic opportunity for proven Foodservice sales professionals to progress into a more National Accounts led position and offers excellent training and further career progression. Midas Selection Ltd specialises in recruiting Sales, Marketing, Purchasing and executive professionals across the Foodservice sector.Midas Selection Ltd operates as an Employment Agency.