UK Account Manager

Artisan Biscuits
Ashbourne, Derbyshire
01 May 2018
29 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

As a revolutionary and unique award winning company, we are looking for an individual who is committed to drive sales through existing customer, in addition- who is ambitious to grow sales! We are keen to celebrate success and growth, and prepared to reward based on achievement of competitive KPI's with a generous bonus (Commission based).


Manage and develop UK accounts, by supporting existing distributors and Key Accounts. Develop new relationships and opportunities across a range of brands and market sectors; Operating in the Foodservice and the speciality independent retail market sector, you will engage with Hotels, Restaurants, Caterers and café’s, primarily in the luxury/premium end of this market.

What you'll need to succeed

You will ideally have worked in an accounts/Sales focussed role, with demonstrable experience of growing sales an increasing revenue- ideally within the fine foods arena and have previous B2B experience. You will have strong persuasive and negotiation skills, have demonstrable experience of working within a results driven business, and have an opportunistic and optimistic approach to sales.

Experience and pre-requisites:

Demonstrable previous experience having achieved similar roles in your career history ;

  • Motivation to sell and find value for customers in our products
  • You'll be a true 'Do-er' who likes solution-focused action
  • Ability to successfully drive revenue and growth through the development of long-term strategic relationships with existing customers
  • Degree preferably but not a showstopper
  • Self-starter who is target-driven and motivated – must be comfortable in a target oriented environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (telephone, written and face-to-face)
  • Excellent time management, an individual who thrives on working autonomously
  • Experience working in a marketing / agency/ media environment and understanding of (and passion for) the industry.
  • The ideal candidate will be determined, outgoing, positive, articulate and diplomatic

What you'll get in return

You will receive a competitive salary as well as a number of other benefits including a new employee benefit scheme. Car Allowance/company car.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click apply and forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, along with a covering note advising of your desire to join our business!

All Candidates must have the right to work in the UK, and have necessary experience to fulfil the responsibilities.