National Account Manager, Key Accounts – Catering Supplies

  • Job Reference: PR/001006 - KD
  • Date Posted: 11 April 2019
  • Recruiter: Accord Management Services
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £36,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Company Car + Commission
  • Sector: B2B
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Kelly Duke
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01622 613131

Job Description

catering supplies. You will be tasked with managing several Distributor Buying Group accounts (and its distributor members) and looking for new opportunities within them. If you are looking to join a stable company with exciting growth plans then look no further!   

LOCATION: This is a field-based sales role covering the whole UK so you can live anywhere in the UK. You will work from home when you are not out visiting clients. 

SALARY: £36,000 to £40,000 as a basic with another £5000 on top in commission which is paid out monthly. You will also receive a fully expensed company car, 20 days holiday and company pension.  

You will sell a wide range of catering supplies such as kitchen foil, clingfilm, baking paper and tissues into Distributor Buying Group accounts (and its distributor members), looking for new opportunities within them.  

You will be hunting for new National Buying Group accounts to open and looking for tender opportunities within existing key accounts. You will be responsible for identifying, developing and delivering new business opportunities within targeted B2B UK key account customers and prospects. Including building a network of contacts and maintaining regular communications and prompt responses with that network. You will be responsible for signed customer agreements including pricing agreements existing with all B2B UK key account customers, ensuring that any rebates, credits, listing fees and associated costs are contained within the overall margin of the account and have a benefit to the business.  

Successful candidates will have a minimum of 2 years National Account Management, field sales experience. You don’t need to have sold catering supplies, but you must have sold into distributor buying groups and key accounts. You will have experience of tendering and presenting at boardroom level.  

Contact: In the first instance please send your CV to Kelly Duke 


All vacancies advertised are based in the UK. It is unlawful to employ a person who does not have permission to live and work in the UK and we will therefore only consider applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the EU.  

Accord Management Services are UK based Recruitment specialists, placing experienced professionals across all industry sectors.  

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