Sales Account Manager


Location: Office Location, Pershore, Worcestershire

Salary: Dependent on experience + Car Allowance + Bonuses

Contract: Permanent, Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Account Manager to work within the fresh produce sector for Ferryfast Produce. You will be directly responsible for increasing sales and achieving agreed targets by acquisition of new customer accounts whilst managing an existing customer portfolio. Customer relationships and account retention is key to success in this challenging role.

About the Company:

At Ferryfast we aim to build trust, respect and relationships through a consistent and positive approach to business. We are honest when we deal with customers and colleagues and we hold ourselves accountable for any shortfalls. As a result of this we have built a forward thinking, long standing and sustainable business.

Our behaviours of Fairness, Accountability, Sustainability and Trust have put us in a strong position to develop the business from a small growing partnership to being a nationwide supplier with a distribution network across the UK.

You will be part of a professional, driven team which is striving to become the market leader in the supply of fresh produce to the wholesale and catering industry.

The role is fast paced with the selling being done between 6.30am and 12pm and due to the nature of fresh produce and its short shelf life we have to make sure the produce we sell is at the highest standard.

Duties include:

- Account management – Dealing with customers either on the phone or via email on a daily basis. This can involve selling, sorting out invoice/delivery queries and debt chasing.

- Debt management – speaking to either your sales contact or the accounts person to make sure the account is kept in terms, both in days and spending, and then update the notes on our accounts system.

- New business – Sourcing new customers to bring into the business.

- Customer visits – organising customer visits every 1/2 months to help develop relationships and visit potential new customers. Once back in the office completing a report of the visits outlining what you achieved and what your next steps are.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate:

- Commercial Experience

- Be able to work on own initiative

- Have excellent IT, communication and organisational skills

- A confident approach to challenging situations

- Forecast and track key account metrics (e.g., monthly sales results and annual forecasts)

- Collaborate with the sales team to identify and grow opportunities within territory

- Ideally have 3 years’ experience of the following: Account Management, Field Sales, Telesales, B2B sales, Lead Generation, Outbound Sales, Inbound Sales, Sales Executive, Business Development, Fresh Produce sales, Food sales, Consumable sales, Fruit and Vegetables sales

- Experience of social media to promote sales and brand awareness

Working Pattern:

- Week 1 - Monday to Thursday 6.30am–3.30pm and Friday 6.30am–1.00pm

- Week 2 - Monday to Thursday 6.30am–3.30pm and Friday 6.30am–1.00pm

- Late shift on a rota on a Friday afternoon until 3pm & Saturday 6.30am – 10.00am


Competitive renumeration, car allowance & bonus scheme after a qualifying period, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.

How to Apply:

Ready to embark on this exciting journey with us? Send your CV to [email protected] and let's explore the possibilities together.

Please note that while this list outlines key responsibilities and qualifications, the successful candidate may also tackle additional tasks as needed to support our dynamic Finance Department.