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Key Account Manager - Central London - London

£37-42K - Sales
Ref: 37 Date Posted: Wednesday 03 Jan 2018
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Our client has a rapidly expanding brand portfolio and has created a new position for a Key Account Manager to drive commercial success, customer relationships and strategic development throughout London for this authentic selection of leading world beers and ciders.  You will be targeting a wide selection of national restaurant, pub and club multi-site operators, focusing primarily on new business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a range of customers i.e. restaurant groups, leading independents,  Michelin star dining, casual dining
  • Negotiate effectively with customers
  • KPIs focused on distribution, volume and brand building opportunities
  • Manage and develop relationships with key accounts

Candidate criteria

  • Experience of working with premium drinks and selling premium brands within the London On Trade
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Track record of developing brands
  • IT literate – Microsoft /  CRM systems
  • Passionate about the food and restaurant sectors
  • Extensive contact book
  • The ability to work strategically from hands on ground level to company director
  • The successful candidate will be expected to work 2-3 evenings per week

Location:  London

Salary:     Up to £43K plus bonus and subsistence allowance