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Senior National Account Executive

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, 20% bonus per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Sales
  • Contact: Harry Ratcliffe
  • Contact Email: harryratcliffe@betterplaced.com
  • Expiry Date: 02 December 2021
  • Job Ref: HRNAE_1635864992

National Account Executive - Aldi - Large global business

The Business

A well-recognised food & drink company with high-quality, globally trusted products. This is a leading own-label company that operates within a number of categories. They have a reputation for sustainability and continuous NPD. To bolster the national accounts team and support the Sales Director, a permanent National Account Executive is needed to join the team.

The Position

This role is head-office based (Manchester) and will support the Sales Director on the management of their largest account, Aldi. You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the development and implementation of commercial Joint Business Plans (JBP's) with the customer
  • Delivering profitable and sustainable sales growth
  • Assisting with budgets and forecasting
  • Launching and driving NPD
  • Supporting promotional plans for product portfolio

To Be Successful

  • Experience at National Account Executive level within FMCG, ideally across retail customers
  • A good understanding of the FMCG marketplace, its key players and projected market dynamics
  • 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 supply chain forecasting & customer analytics
  • Financial numeracy & broad business knowledge
  • Bachelor Degree or Equivalent
  • Commutable to Manchester (2-3 days a week)

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 email HarryRatcliffe@Betterplaced.com