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SALES ACCOUNT MANAGER

Job Overview:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Sales Account Manager to join our team. As an account manager, you will be responsible for acquiring, and growing relationships with new clients. Your primary goal will be to ensure client satisfaction and drive revenue growth. This is a full-time position.

Your responsibilities:

  • New client acquisition – negotiating and closing business contracts
  • New client acquisition through wholesalers – work with Head of Sales and team
  • Setting promotions and schedule tastings/ sampling
  • Working with marketing on year-round campaigns to support clients
  • Support with admin and attending meetings on retailer accounts
  • Customer interface for shopping channels
  • Working on other new business cold calling campaigns ie – wedding venues/caterers/garden centres/hampers etc
  • Manage existing trade accounts
  • Maintaining and growing existing accounts by value and products
  • Monitoring sales targets and regularly reporting to senior team
  • Collate, schedule and update all promotional schedules for retailers
  • Collate technical and marketing requirements for new product set up for retailers
  • Contribute to sales strategy, assist with competitor monitoring, customer need and customer reactions
  • Office admin – including CRM management including all calls/opportunities and general up keep of accounts/leads
  • Order processing, invoicing and forecasting – setting up new client accounts
  • Assist with JBP process
  • Assist with shop as and when required
  • Attend trade shows both within the UK and possibly abroad

You will need:

  • Proven work experience in a similar role
  • Strong IT Skills
  • Strong negotiation and customer service skills
  • Proven track record of meeting sales targets and driving revenue growth
  • Exceptional communication, both written and verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in using CRM software
  • Emotional intelligence

About Us:

Godminster can be found in the town of Bruton, Somerset, deep in the ancient land of Wessex. We are an independent organic cheese business who is as passionate about the environment our product is produced in as much as the environment our employees work in. As a small business, we offers opportunities to grow and be involved all aspects of technical, operations and business development.

We are passionate, professional team who work closely together for the good of all.

The successful candidate will show a willingness to learn, be a team player, and be happy to take on responsibility within the business.

Our work environment includes:

  • Birthday holiday day
  • Seasonal early finishes

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £24,000.00-£30,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Additional leave
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • GCSE or equivalent (required)

Experience:

  • Account management: 1 year (preferred)
  • Sales: 1 year (required)

To apply:

Send your CV and a covering letter to hr@godminster.com

Technical and Operations Manager

About Us:

Godminster can be found in the town of Bruton, Somerset, deep in the ancient land of Wessex. We are an independent organic cheese business who is as passionate about the environment our product is produced in as much as the environment our employees work in. As a small business, we offers opportunities to grow and be involved all aspects of technical, operations and business development.

We are passionate, professional team who work closely together for the good of all.

The successful candidate will show a willingness to learn, be a team player, and be happy to take on responsibility within the business.

Our work environment includes:

  • 21 days holiday, with 1 additional per full year of service to maximum of 25
  • Bank holidays
  • Birthday holiday
  • Seasonal fruit box
  • Bonus scheme
  • Seasonal early finish

Job Description:

Godminster is looking for a Technical and Operations Manager to join our team. This position will be responsible for the day-to-day technical and operations of the company, including but not limited to: technical support both internally and customer facing, production planning, inventory management, and customer relations.

Responsibilities:

  • Full responsibility of stock control both electronic and physical – Sage 200 Stock and BOM modules
  • Weekly internal stock takes, physical and electronic
  • Monthly supplier stock takes, physical and electronic. Maintain mass balance speadsheet
  • Logistics coordinator
  • Management of internal Audit System
  • Checking and improving procedures
  • Support Warehouse during holidays and busy periods
  • Packaging optimisation
  • Barcode management
  • Assiting with prodution when necessary
  • Health and Safety / Risk Assessment assistant
  • Assist with maintaining a clean and safe working environment within the warehouseand oversee the day-to-day technical needs of the company.
  • Assist with new product development
  • Involvement in Cheese Grading
  • Specifications – both internally and externally – creatation and maintenance
  • Assist with Customer Technical Paperwork requests
  • Completion of customer questionnaires, specifications and other technical requirements they may have
  • Part of HACCP Team
  • Internal and Third Party Audits, EHO and Customer Audits
  • Packaging amendments legislation
  • Export Documentation
  • Management of Quality Manual ensuring procedures, policies and other relevant documents are up-to-date
  • Oversee and manage the hiring process for new employees.
  • Ensure that all employees are performing duties in accordance with company policies and laws.
  • Ensure that all production facilities are being operated in accordance with company policies and laws.
  • Oversee daily maintenance of equipment as needed to ensure that equipment is in proper working order as required by law.
  • Maintain a positive relationship with vendors, suppliers, customers, and co-workers while maintaining excellent customer service at all times.
  • Health & Safety – whole business – including Hygiene
  • Training – Departmental and whole business HS and Hygiene
  • Building Maintenance – both sites Insurance – Reviews and ongoing
  • Collate all reporting for weekly management review / board to incorporating Sales (provided by Sales) and Production

Skills/Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience in sales or customer service role preferred but not required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.
  • Ability to multitask and remain calm under pressure while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills along with strong organizational skills.
  • Full driving licence
  • Good IT skills

Job Type:

  • Full-time

Benefits:

  • Additional leave
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Free parking

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Bruton, BA10 0EH: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Experience:

  • technical /operations: 2 years (preferred)

Work Location: In person

To apply:

Send your CV and a covering letter to hr@godminster.com