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Key Account Executive

North East England

  • Reference: 385298
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: Competitive

  • Location: Tyne and Wear

The Company

Fentimans Ltd is a privately-owned premium drinks business based in Hexham, Northumberland. They produce a range of botanically brewed soft beverages and mixers that have a reputation for taste and quality and have made great progress in recent years, building a solid position in the UK premium drinks market. In addition to the UK, they have a rapidly growing international business, serving consumers in 75 countries worldwide.

There is now an exciting opportunity for an experienced Key Account Executive to join their dynamic marketing team, based at their head office in Hexham

The Role

An exciting opportunity to be part of a new team, managing a range of Foodservice & On Trade accounts 
The purpose of the Customer Account Executive is to drive growth via a base of existing customers and acquire new customers.

Responsibilities

  • Managing an office-based contact plan of around 90 customers.
  • Proactively seek out new business opportunities to drive direct and indirect volume and distribution
  • Main point of contact for out of home customers
  • Building and nurturing strong relationships with current customers and new prospects, using available communication channels
  • Acting as a brand ambassador for key product range
  • Analysing sales data.
  • Contributing to regular forecasts/reports.

Candidate requirements

  • Sales experience within a similar role, ideally FMCG or dealing with large scale accounts in the hospitality industry
  • Understands account/client management and know how to develop relationships to build sales
  • Comfortable with dealing with numerous stakeholders and making outbound contacts
  • Results driven with strong commercial and analytical awareness
  • Have the ability to commute to offices in Hexham


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