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Account Executive

  • Location: Manchester, Manchester, England
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Sales
  • Contact: Harry Ratcliffe
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 14 July 2021
  • Job Ref: HRAE_1623675722

Account Executive - Fast-growing consumer business

Better Placed are pleased to be working with a small, entrepreneurial consumer goods company who are looking for a Account Executive to join their successful sales team.

Our client is a family-run company with a tight-knit, high-performing culture and would be the perfect place for a Field Sales Executive, National Account Assistant, Category Executive or Buying Assistant looking to step up and gain more experience in a commercial role.

Main responsibilities:

  • Implementing commercial Joint Business Plans (JBPs) with the customer
  • Delivering profitable and sustainable sales growth
  • Launching and driving NPD in-store
  • Liaising cross-functionally with NPD, Category and Marketing
  • Building strong relationships with customer and key stakeholders
  • Maintaining daily contact with customer and attending regular face-to-face meetings
  • Keeping up with key category trends and identifying new business opportunities

What we need from you:

  • Ideally from a retail or FMCG background
  • Ideally some experience in a commercial role
  • Strong data analysis/insights skills
  • Great communicator both written and verbal
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Commercially astute with strong negotiation and presentation skills

What's on offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • The opportunity to be part of a business with a strong culture
  • A great working environment, with likeminded, driven individuals, who work together as a collaborative and dynamic team
  • Outstanding opportunities for development, and a business that promotes from within
  • Excellent surrounding teams, with experts in Category & Marketing to liaise with and create the best possible results

This is a unique opportunity and not one to be missed so please get in touch to find out more!