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Junior National Account Manager

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

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Sales
  • Contact: Harry Ratcliffe
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 10 June 2021
  • Job Ref: HRJNAM_1620730303
  • Junior National Account Manager
  • Supporting on Convenience customers
  • Perfect for someone in field sales looking for a step up
  • Progression to National Account Manager in 12-18 months

The Business

A tight-knit, family-run food & drink company in the North West. With a diverse product portfolio and strong relationships within the major supermarkets, convenience stores, high-street and wholesale channels; this admired organisation has a focus on long-term relationships with their customers.

The Position

Junior National Account Manager position. This role is head-office based (near Manchester) and will report to the Head of Retail. As Junior National Account Manager you can expect to support and manage the daily running of a large Convenience customers.

To Be Successful

  • A good understanding of the FMCG marketplace, its key players and projected market dynamics
  • Experience in field sales, ideally within retail/convenience
  • Understanding of how an Account Manager / Buyer relationship functions
  • Experience of building relationships at multiple levels internally & externally
  • Strong capability in Excel and experience of forecasting & customer analytics
  • Financial numeracy & broad business knowledge
  • Bachelor Degree or Equivalent

What You'll Get In Return

  • Fantastic development and progression opportunities
  • A business with a strong culture, a family-feel and a great range of products
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Support from a strong team of sales, category and marketing professionals

Next Step

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' or for more information and a confidential discussion on this role or to find out about more opportunities in FMCG Sales contact Harry Ratcliffe at Better Placed Ltd - email