Key Account Manager | Horticulture | £Competitive

England, Essex
Closing date
16 Jan 2021
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Key Account Manager | Horticulture | £Competitive
Are you an experienced sales professional who can lead deliver results? Can you work with a variety of customers in the horticulture sector? If so, this could be the role for you.

About Our Client
Our client is a leading manufacturer, supplying commercial growers and nurseries with a variety of value-add and essential products. They work with their customers to help them produce the best quality products to sell onto key retailers, adding value to the consumers along the way. They are a well-established business and brand and have a solid reputation for quality and adding value in the supply chain. They utilise different channels to reach the market and have built strong relationships with key customers and wholesalers to ensure they reach their customers as efficiently as possible.

About the Role
This role is all about sales and commercial performance. You will utilise your experience in the commercial horticulture sector to build upon the relationships with customers and key accounts. You will be able to assess the performance of the range of products and make recommendations on pricing. You will be able to leverage relationships that you already have as well as build lasting relationships with new and existing customers. Assessing the financial performance of the range, you won't be afraid to make changes or lose business if it is losing money. This role isn't all about turnover and selling for the sake of selling, so you will need to be able to demonstrate your understanding of profitability over gross sales.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this role will have a proven track record of delivering profitable sales to the commercial horticultural growers and nurseries. You will be able to demonstrate your credibility in the sector and be able to communicate with growers effectively. You will be able to build lasting relationships with customers and add value to them. You will be able to continually assess the rage of products on offer and improve the performance of the business. Ideally, you will have worked with key distributors as well as nurseries and commercial growers. You will have a strong understanding of the horticulture sector. You will have a strong character and be resilient to change and driving efficiencies. You will be able to build relationships with internal stakeholders to influence the performance of the business.

Minimum Requirements
In order to be considered for this role, you will need to have proven sales experience in the horticulture sector.

Competitive basic, car, bonus, and overall package

Application Process
The successful candidate will move through multiple interview stages. This process can take time to complete. If you believe you have the required experience for this role please apply. To discuss the role in more detail before applying please contact Tom on 07860 604 861 or Job reference TEM12616


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Contact Us
  • Acanthus House
  • 10a Belton Street
  • Stamford
  • PE9 2EF
  • GB
  • 01780 480530
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