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Key Account Manager - Health Food Wholesalers - SME Organic/Japanese food

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Job Reference:
V/13677/FC
Date Posted:
03 December 2018
Location:
Acton - Greater London
Salary:
competitive salary & package
Sector:
Food, Drink
Job Function:
Sales
Job Type:
Permanent
Start Date
03 December 2018
Closing Date:
04 January 2019

Job Description

Key Account Manager – Wholesale (Healthfood customers)

Office based - Acton

Please note: All direct applicants from candidates and agencies to Clearspring will be redirected to New Chapter Consulting who are our recruitment partner

Clearspring is a family-owned SME business and for over 25 years they have been committed to pioneering authentic Japanese specialities and organic fine foods. They are proud to bring to you their award-winning range that is enjoyed and appreciated around the world. From the humble beginnings of Japanese Miso Soup to over 260 products today, their product portfolio includes Matcha, Seasonings, Tofu, Teas, Oils and Snacks and their own range continues to grow.

This is an exciting phase of Clearspring’s growth and to help build, the company are looking to recruit a Key Account Manager to grow their National Health Food Wholesale channel.

You will be joining an entrepreneurial team who are passionate about their business and about their products and work as a team.

Main responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage existing Health Food Wholesalers (Tree of Life/Marigold) – maximise sales by actively analysing sales data, maintaining good communication and introducing new NPD
  • Relationship building with the likes of Planet Organic and Whole Food Market
  • Business development across the Wholesale channel – set up new customers with the relevant wholesaler or set them up directly with Clearspring
  • Leadership and direct management of a Sales Executive who is responsible for the HORECA channel

You will be:

  • At least 2 years FMCG food/drinks sales experience
  • You will have ideally worked with the likes of Marigold, Planet Organic, Whole Food Market, CLF, As Nature Intended and Holland & Barrett.
  • Working with organic/health/Japanese food and drinks products
  • Driven and results orientated with a desire to achieve
  • Great inter-personal skills
  • Energetic and focused; self-motivated
  • Enjoy being proactive in developing and maintain customer relations
  • Interested in Clearspring as a concept and their product portfolio

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the most respected Organic / Japanese food businesses out there so if you are looking for your next move, you have the relevant experience and you want man management this could be the role for you! 

Please note: All direct applicants from candidates and agencies to Clearspring will be redirected to New Chapter Consulting who are our recruitment partner