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Account Executive - FMCG

Salary £22,000 - £25,000
Location London
Industry Fashion & FMCG
Role Sales
Job Type Permanent
Size Under 20
Job overview
We're working with an exciting London-based food and beverage company, who are pioneers within the heath food sector. They are looking for an Account Executive to join their London team.

Looking for Account Executive graduate jobs in London and want to work for a rapidly growing health food company? Apply to this Graduate Account Executive role today!

Company profile

In this Account Executive graduate job, you will be joining a London-based food and beverage company who are pioneers within the health food sector. Last year, they launched their "ready to blend" smoothie kit, allowing customers to blend their own superfood smoothie in under 30 seconds – and with no wastage. Using the very best ingredients around, this leading FMCG company supply some of the best cafes, restaurants and retailers in the UK.

Job description

In this Account Executive graduate job, your primary job role will be to drive B2B sales for the company, then manage your portfolio of clients effectively. You will mainly be targeting companies with 50 outlets or less, to introduce them to their fantastic product, onboard them and then to manage all your existing accounts. Your days will be spent either with the team at the Clerkenwell HQ, or out and about talking to some of the best food and drink locations in London – so it’s the perfect role for someone who likes being out of the office!

Key responsibilities

In this Account Executive graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing the independent cafe, restaurant and food service business
  • Generating leads, visiting customers and closing new business
  • Managing existing accounts
  • Identifying opportunities within mini-mults and larger chains
  • Running samplings within key accounts
  • Planning wholesale promotions and managing regional wholesalers
  • Increase awareness by installing point of sale

Job requirements

  • 6 months’ experience in a sales or account management role (ideally, at an FMCG company)
  • Someone who is energetic, enthusiastic and good fun!
  • Target driven and numbers-focused
  • Comfortable talking to customers over the phone and in person
  • Entrepreneurial and able to self motivate
  • Proven ability to generate and close leads
  • Clean UK driving licence

Benefits of the job

  • A competitive starting salary of £22,000 to £25,000, depending on experience
  • Generous commission on every client signed up
  • Company laptop
  • A nutribullet and as many smoothie kits as you can carry!
  • Team breakfast and drinks every week
  • Generous 28 days holiday allowance

Looking for sales jobs in London, and want to work for one of the fastest-growing FMCG brands around? If you’re proactive, personal, and health food-obsessed, apply for this Graduate Account Executive job in London today!

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Luke Owen Edmunds
Senior Recruitment Consultant