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National Account Manager - Foodservice

  • Location: Leeds, Leeds, England
  • Salary: company car per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 23 days ago

  • Sector: Sales
  • Contact: Harry Ratcliffe
  • Contact Email: harryratcliffe@betterplaced.com
  • Expiry Date: 30 July 2021
  • Job Ref: HRNAM_1625047177

National Account Manager - Foodservice / Out-of-Home

  • Home-Based
  • Exciting business with a range of instantly recognisable brands
  • Large global business with great opportunities for development

Better Placed are pleased to be working with a well-known food business who are looking for an established foodservice professional to join their successful sales team. This is a maternity cover contract, requiring someone to start work ASAP.

Main responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing a commercial Joint Business Plans (JBP's) with the customer
  • Delivering profitable and sustainable sales growth
  • Gaining new customers within foodservice
  • 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 3 years in national accounts within foodservice
  • 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 an excellent package
  • The opportunity to be part of a business with one of the strongest cultures in FMCG
  • 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
  • Flexible working, with the opportunity to work from home as well as in the office