Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

National Account Manager Retail, Midlands / North

Location: United Kingdom

County / State: Midlands / North

Job type: Permanent

Category: Sales and Marketing

Reference: AJT15141

Consultant: Abbi Taylor

Start date: Asap

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 GBP per annum plus Bonus and Car Allowance

Summary

A fast-paced business with fantastic vision is now looking to expand its retail commercial team, with the hire of National Account Managers.

Job Description

What makes this different from all the other National Account Manager roles advertised currently?

Well this business is looking to recruit like-minded commercial people that represent and replicate their passion for high quality and innovative products, someone that has genuine hunger and drive to succeed with a category approach to sales. Our client has recently re-structured and invested in the sales and marketing function adding an immediate five new heads, across national account management and category management.

Key responsibilities for the food NAM role will be:-

  • To manage sales and deliver branded growth within top Grocery retail accounts, including at least one of the top four
  • You will have P&L responsibility for a portfolio of accounts to achieve and exceed sales and profitability targets
  • Growth and development of new business
  • A requirement for strong relationship management skills to enhance existing business
  • Management of all elements of pricing and promotions
  • To build strong multi-level customer contact across all relevant functions

Personal traits are pivotal to these new hires within National Account Management and keywords include highly motivated, energetic, passionate, hungry to succeed and a dedicated team player.

You will have worked already managing national accounts within grocery including; at least one of the top four multiples. You will currently be within FMCG with some experience of food and drink and will have a category approach to sales and account development.

This business is a rapidly expanding brand with a successful private label offering, that splits the business between retail and out of home sectors. As a business it is part of a major global food manufacturer but has recently restructured the UK side, which enables our client to work as an independent and regionally dedicated business.

If you feel this Food National Account Manager job offers you the next step you are looking for within your commercial career, then please apply directly today or contact to discuss further.

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REF. AJT15141 By Focus Management

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