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Create Flavours, Unit 11 Windmill Business Park
Windmill Road, Kenn, Clevedon
North Somerset, BS21 6SR, UK




Key Account Manager – Flavourings
Competitive salary, advised on application

We are a rapidly growing, vibrant company producing natural flavourings for food manufacturing customers across the UK and European Food Markets. The ethos of the company is based around outstanding service coupled with providing our customers with creative solutions and innovations.

We are looking for a highly motivated person who is task focused, has a positive outlook an excellent communicator and has great attention to detail. Ideally the candidate will have sales experience within the food sector. We are looking for a confident team player who can work on their own initiative as well as covering the day-to-day requirements of a fast-paced environment.


Duties for this role include:

  • Achieving budgeted sales and profit targets from exiting and targeted new accounts within allocated Business lines or market sectors.
  • Delivering new launches on time and to agreed commercial targets
  • Managing all SLOB through the commercial process so that there is no £ impact to the business.
  • Finding, championing, and managing suitable commercially viable new briefs
  • Delivering agreed budgeted and additional targeted price increases as required to achieve and maintain budgeted profitability
  • Managing customer relationships- Administration on company IT system
    – Delivering pro-active trend presentations, keeping customers up-to-date on relevant flavour/colour collections
    – Producing and delivering joint business reviews with agreed accounts, that target growing profitability
    – Manage customer pricing expectations



  • Experience in selling ingredients in the B2b market
  • Demonstrable business development or Account management skills
  • Experience in building account plans
  • Demonstrable commercial thinking, able to show growing profit through actions
  • Able to communicate at all levels of a business
  • Competent in using Microsoft Office and Outlook, including Word and Excel
  • Experience with SAP useful
  • GCSE or equivalent at Grade B or above in Maths and English / Maths and English language are required (written and verbal)
  • Excellent time management skills with a flexible mature approach to work
  • Full clean UK Driving Licence
  • Full right to work in the UK


Role: Key Account Manager – Flavourings
Reporting to: Technical Sales Manager – Sweet & Beverage
Location: Unit 11 Windmill Business Park, Windmill Rd, Kenn, Clevedon, North Somerset BS21 combined with homeworking
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week:
08:45 to 16:45 Monday to Thursday
08:45 to 16:00 on Friday including 45 minutes paid lunch break
Gross Salary: Competitive salary advised on application
Bonus: Group Management Incentive Plan
Healthcare: WPA NHS Top Up Healthcare on completion of probationary period
Car Allowance: Value to be agreed
Pension: Auto-enrolment Qualifying Earnings Pension with Legal & General. 5% Employee Contribution, 3% Employer contribution
Death in Service Policy: Death in Service policy of twice basic salary, payable on death whilst employed by the Company, which includes access to the Help@Hand benefits Scheme
Employee Benefits Scheme/Employee Assistance Programme Scheme run by Sodexo offering discounts with retailers, with access to mental health resources/councillors
Holidays: 20 days plus bank holidays first year
21 in subsequent holiday years
22 days in subsequent 5th holiday year 3 days for Christmas shutdown
Plus bank holidays
Probationary Period: Three months
Notice: One month. Following 4 years’ service notice increases by an additional week for each year of continuous service, up to a maximum of 12 weeks.


Please see full vacancy notice here.

To apply, please email a copy of your CV to smackrill@createflavours.com

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to each application individually, please be assured that we will contact all applicants selected for interview in due course.

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