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National Account Manager

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

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Sales
  • Contact: Harry Ratcliffe
  • Contact Email: harryratcliffe@betterplaced.com
  • Expiry Date: 27 October 2021
  • Job Ref: HRAM_1632299790

We are currently recruiting for a fresh food business in Yorkshire with a brilliant range of premium products. This company has a strong own-label portfolio, but they are now looking to hire a National Account Manager to lead their branded offering, managing Ocado, M&S, Waitrose and Aldi.

Main responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing a commercial Joint Business Plans (JBPs) with the customer
  • Gaining new listings for the new range of branded products
  • Business Development to bring on new customers
  • Delivering profitable and sustainable sales growth
  • Controlling budgets and forecasting
  • Launching and driving NPD
  • Executing all promotional plans for product portfolio
  • 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:

  • Minimum 2 years in account management
  • Experience working within a food & drink brand is a must
  • Experience managing a P&L
  • Great communicator both written and verbal
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Commercially astute with strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Background in stimulating account growth and gaining new business

What's on offer?

  • Competitive salary and package
  • The opportunity to lead the growth of an exciting new channel
  • A great working environment, with likeminded, driven individuals, who work together as a collaborative and dynamic team
  • Growth opportunities to develop your role as the branded side of the business grows