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Assistant Account Manager


Assistant Account Manager

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

• Support Account Manager on Tesco Retail Account

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

Supporting the Account Manager –

• Monitoring & reporting on sales, waste & service levels
• Liaising with UK Growers on estimates, uptake, quality and packaging information
• Communicating with packhouses regarding labels and packaging
• Updating documentation and internal systems on a weekly basis to include label ordering, packing details for growers, price sheets and data entry into PR3
• Compiling and developing reports as requested by the Account Manager/retail clients
• Store visits, attending meetings to review season progress
• Organise samples and participate in store events
• Attend the daily round up meeting and provide updates to the customer when required
• Prepare all the label/packaging information (Backsheets)
• Any other activities the job requires
• Cover weekend tasks as part of the sales team rota

PERSON SPECIFICATION

1. Evidence of experience working in a comparable role, preferably within the fruit industry
2. Strong appreciation of our business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with solutions to their challenges
3. Ability to relate to key client personnel in a professional and credible fashion
4. Well developed personal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a wide range of employees
5. Creativity
6. Ability to delegate effectively and to follow-up as appropriate
7. Ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional, operational and cultural boundaries
8. Proactive approach and prompt responses to all service requests
9. Ability to identify needs and issues and recommend suitable and pragmatic courses of action and solutions
10. Good time management and organisational skills with the ability to multi-task, meeting deadlines as required
11. Very good organisational, analytical and numerical skills.
12. Good IT skills including experience of Excel and MS Office.

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

Reports to: Account Manager

This is for a 6 months Contract…….

Please contact Frank or Georgina +44 (0) 7734 861 080 or +44 (0) 1273 720 599 to discuss the role and your experience. Or if you feel you have the above experience, please send over a CV to georgina@fmkconsulting.co (*not co.uk or com) and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company.

 

 

For more information please call us on 01273 720599 or email us at info@fmkconsulting.co

If interested, please contact us and quote the reference F1125

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