Sales and Marketing

Key Account Manager - Brewing & Distilling

Home based/Hybrid ref: 1646

Our client provides scientific, technical, and legislative support to the food, drinks and allied industries worldwide.

They are now looking to recruit a Key Account Manager who will will report to the Sales and Account Management Lead and work as part of a small team with responsibility for growing the business in science consulting, technology consulting and analytical services through the establishment and development of key accounts in areas with potential for high growth and strategic relevance to the business, within the brewing & distilling sectors.

The post holder will provide the highest level of client service and will partner with diverse groups across the business to lead relationship development in key accounts and support them in the generation of increased revenue within new and existing clients with high growth potential.

They will be responsible for winning new business and deepening with existing clients as well as securing opportunities and developing relationships with new accounts that they have acquired.

Skills, experience and attributes:

  • A result oriented, self-starter with a commercial mind-set who is able to prioritise activities in order to achieve targeted revenue growth
  • An excellent communicator and influencer with strong negotiating skills
  • Experience of managing teams in external facing and revenue generating activities
  • Proven track record of leading and developing high value relationships that deliver year on year revenue growth within own client portfolio
  • Strategic account management experience; 10+ years, ideally in a consultative, science/research or technical environment
  • Experience and knowledge of the food and drink sector having worked at senior management level within drink industry clients
  • A natural team player capable of performing to a high standard in a collegiate management structure
  • Degree in science or technology or equivalent professional experience
  • Experience or understanding of analytical, science and technology as applied to the food industry would also be an advantage
  • Full, clean driving license
  • Experience of CRM systems and a willingness to support their use internally with comprehensive recording of all client activities.

Applications from candidates already eligible to work in the UK only please.

For further information please contact Julie Carling at The Carling Partnership Limited

+ 44 1483 893 100.

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