Account Executive - (Hybrid working model)

Job Overview

A leading food sector based company are looking for bring on a new account executive to progress with their continued growth. This position will work directly with the account director of one of the key accounts. This role is offering a hybrid working model with a genuine strategic career path over the next 12-18 months.

The Role:

* Build positive relationship with all accounts and contribute to good account management by driving solution of day to day customer issues.
* Stock management and sales forecasting
* Debtor management
* Monitor and co-ordinate customer satisfaction and complaints
* General sales administration - order processing, maintenance and administration of price files, promotion calendars, management and recording of claims etc
* Prepare presentations and collect market data including both desk and field market research
* Proactively assist with NPD processes (New line forms, pricing set up, code management)
* Proactively contribute to the sales/order closing process with existing accounts
* Prepare monthly/weekly reports for the sales team ensuring the accuracy of data in conjunction with BI manager
* Project work: Coordination and management of continuous improvement projects
* Flexibility in carrying out other tasks and responsibilities which may arise in order to achieve the overall purpose and success of the sales team

The Requirements:

* Excellent organisational skills, attention to detail and time management capability.
* Full fluency in English language both written and spoken
* Knowledge of European languages an advantage
* Ability to work on own
* Excellent administration skills: Full competency required in all MS office applications: MS Excel (intermediate/advanced), Powerpoint (intermediate/advanced) Word, MS Teams
* Ability to review and analyse data and prepare reports
* Excellent customer relationship skills
* Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
* Good team player
* Demonstrated passion for the food industry
* Travel as required within the UK & EU


* Experience in a similar role demonstrating above capabilities
* Knowledge of FMCG / QSR sector an advantage
* Experience in supply chain management an advantage
* Knowledge of reporting tools and data management applications an advantage
* Full drivers' licence

On Offer:

* Company Mobile Phone
* Company Laptop
* Pension eligibility after 6 months
* 20 days annual leave + long service days
* Hybrid working arrangement available

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