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Account Manager | Food | London Restaurants / Hotels

  • Job Location

    London

  • Duration

    Permanent

  • Job Benefits

    Details on application




Description

Are you a passionate foodie looking to make your first steps into a commercial career? Does the thought of speaking to chefs and high end restaurants to help them with their menus and products excite you? Perhaps you are a chef looking to get into sales or a graduate looking to get into the food industry?

About our Client:

Our client offer niche food products to some of the best restaurants and hotels in London. They love dealing with chefs and supplying cutting edge products for all the latest food trends. They specialise in a variety of seasonal fresh produce, ingredients, meat and game, edible flowers, microherbs etc. They are part of a larger group of companies that offer great potential for progression in the future. Our client has a great range of customers and products and has been serving the finest eateries in London for over 20 years.

About the Job:

This role will focus on our clients customers. You will utilise your rapport building skills and knowledge of food and food trends to help them deliver seasonal menu changes and drive sales as a result. You will be based in the offices in New Covent Garden Market surrounded by some of the freshest food around and work with customers to make them aware of anything that is particularly special and of great quality that day as well as any promotions for products that are currently running etc. You will be comfortable speaking to chefs to drive sales by building long term relationships. You will be a real foodie and use that passion and knowledge to help customers.

The Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be a passionate foodie, this is essential. Foodie is a term that sometimes gets thrown around too much...you will know what the latest trends are coming through the fine restaurants and hotels, you will be passionate about what you eat and the provenance of your food. You will be able to show this passion and a commercial ability to utilise it to help customers and sell products. You will have a food background - a chef, food degree or background in the food industry etc. You will be able to show a drive and desire to progress yourself and your career.

Minimum Requirements:

To be considered for this position you will need to be able to demonstrate your passion for food, what you eat and have a good amount of understanding on where your food comes from. You will also need to be able to show commercial aptitude and rapport building skills to build long lasting relationships with chefs and other customers.

Salary: £22,000 + bonus

Application Process:

This role is an urgent fill and our client will move quickly to meet candidates and fill the role. If you feel you have the required skills please click apply now. To discuss the role in more detail please contact Tom on (phone number removed) or Job reference TEM11626





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