SalaryNegotiable depending on experience
LocationMelton Constable
Founded in 1995 The Big Prawn Company has become a market leading seafood production company. It is proud to continually develop products under its own brand, and is renowned by the leading supermarkets and convenience companies for its innovation and NPD servicing the ever growing own label category.

The Big Prawn Company is one of the fastest growing companies in their sector. They are highly entrepreneurial, investing in their production facilities, and constantly looking at new products; the company continues to move forward.

The team at Big Prawn are shellfish experts, with a global resource base and a team with many years of finding and developing these global operations to exacting UK retail standards they are moving to the next stage of development. A recent £5m investment in the Operations including an investment in one of the most modern cooking operations in Europe has the business on the brink of an ambitious and exciting growth plan

Essential to their continued growth is the success of their commercial team. Under the leadership of the Commercial Director, an industry expert, they have a desire to create a passionate, knowledgeable, category focused, and solutions led team; the best in the industry.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing some of our retail and retail related business including supermarkets and convenience brands. Through a strong knowledge of the company offerings, you will develop and implement strategic plans to grow accounts whilst maintaining and strengthening client relationships. You will develop new business opportunities, working closely with operations / manufacturing teams to deliver outstanding customer service and always exceed expectations.

Key Responsibilities
• Exceeding customer expectations through service led account management
• Business development, seeking opportunities and following up leads
• Understand the needs of the client identifying opportunities
• Providing superior customer service
• Communicating and coordinating with internal teams to deliver customer solutions
• Supporting commercial team to improve performance and reach goals
• Developing and maintaining excellent knowledge and understanding of the business, offerings, competitors, and industry

To be successful in this role, you will have experience within in the food industry and working with the large supermarkets. Ideally, you will have manufacturing, as well as wholesale distribution experience.

You will have a proven track-record managing a successful portfolio, which has grown, and received recognition for client satisfaction. You will be a self-starter with strong commercial acumen, outstanding communication skills, and you will be passionate about your customers, and delivering to their needs providing best in class customer service.

We are looking for someone with an inquisitive nature, a good work ethic, a tenacious attitude and a sense of humour.

Competitive package and flexible working to accommodate candidates out of region, including home working.

Please apply, and for any questions contact Tom Earl at Pure. Only candidates submitted through Pure will be considered.
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