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Account Executive

  • Location

    Bognor Regis

  • Sector:

    Food and Agriculture

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £20000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sydoni Dixon

  • Contact email:

    sydoni@compasspoint.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

  • Job ref:

    J33881

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-07

  • Start date:

    2019-06-17

  • Consultant:

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Account Executive
Bognor Regis
£20,000 - £25,000

We are currently working alongside a global Fresh Produce company to recruit a talented Account Executive to join their busy Commercial Team.

This role will be suited to a highly organised and confident Account Executive or Graduate with previous experience in the Food industry. You will play a pivotal role in building and maintaining relationships with a number of high profile retail accounts, identifying and progressing sales opportunities and ensuring targets and expectations are met.

KEY RESPONSIBILITES
Retailer and internal data management and reporting
Support Commercial Manager on general account administration
Input into cross functional projects on how to develop our customer business
Use retailer sales data to drive insights and commercial action to grow sales
Work with Commercial Manager on how to manage and influence customers along with attending customer visits
Support the process of negotiation and business development opportunities
Regular store visits to review product ranges and observe shopper behaviour
To assist with monitoring, planning and forecasting long and short term sales to provide the business with accurate requirements, to ensure we manage risk and opportunities vs. budget
To identify and drive sales opportunities and enhance both the customer and company performance through a proactive approach to business development

Applications are invited from committed, reliable and proactive individuals, capable of operating efficiently in a fast paced, dynamic working environment. Reporting directly to the Commercial Manager, candidates will have strong communication and interpersonal skills, confident of liaising at all levels both internally and externally, helping to maximise client engagement.

REQUIREMENTS
Ideally educated to degree or equivalent level
Previous FMCG or Food/Produce experience an advantage
Strong understanding of customer relationship management
Analytical capability and commercial awareness
Excellent communication and presentation skills

In return you will receive a competitive basic salary, company pension scheme, discounted leisure membership and free on-site parking.

To apply for this role, please contact Sydoni Dixon.