Job details

Booker: Account Manager (Catering) - Sunbury

Reference number
LON-0618
Booker Group
Booker Wholesale
Region
Home Counties
Sub Location
Sunbury
Department
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Full time / Part time
Full time

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Job Title: Account Manager (Catering)

Reporting to: Regional Catering Development Controller 

Based: Sunbury
 

Do you love working with customers to help them develop their businesses? Do you have a background working in catering? We are looking for someone who can work closely with the general manager of one of our wholesale branches to identify opportunities to work with existing and new catering customers to grow and develop their businesses. A catering customer could be a restaurant, a bar, an event caterer ... even a burger van. Basically any business that prepares and sells food.

You will have experience building incremental sales and margin across multiple sales solutions (Cash and Carry, Delivery and Internet) and an adaptive, solution focused sales approach. You will be a fundamental part of the branch sales strategy and instrumental in supporting the branch to achieve their sales targets.

Focusing on high-potential customers. You will manage a portfolio of customers, spending time in the field as well as in the branch. Visiting existing and potential new customers to develop sales and margin – up selling and cross selling to suit customer needs.

You will work over a 5 day week which may include occasional weekends and bank holidays.

About us:

Booker Group is the UK’s leading food and drink wholesaler. We comprise of Booker Wholesale, Makro, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter-Courivaud, Chef Direct, Booker India and Booker Retail Partners. Together we are privileged to serve over 1.5million business customers.

Booker Wholesale

Booker Wholesale is the UK’s leading cash & carry operator with 172 branches across the country. We serve a wide and varied customer base, who are all independent businesses, such as convenience stores, forecourt shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. We supply them with a fantastic choice of products including soft drinks, grocery, fresh and frozen food, beers, wines, spirits and non-food items such as cleaning products and disposables. In the year to March 2015 £3.6bn of sales were collected by our customers from our branches and £1.39bn were delivered from our branches to our customers businesses. We are not open to the general public.

Makro

We operate 29 stores, including one in Belfast which led to Premier, our symbol group, being launched in Northern Ireland. Focussing on catering and small business, Makro offers a wide choice of both food and non-food such as workwear, kitchenware, stationery and small electrical items to suit their professional needs that are great value for money. These branches are bright, modern and large.