National Account Manager NAM / Business Development

£Competitive + Benefits
11 Sep 2017
09 Oct 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Role: National Account Manager - Food Service and Business Development

Location: Heanor, Derbyshire

Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Prospects +company Car

It takes more than a certain something to create one of the UKs biggest and brightest food companies. It takes the four magical ingredients of entrepreneurial spirit, the motivation to thrive on challenge, the desire to lead the food industry and ability to work with agility and pace. These ingredients have seen us become a 23,000-strong team in just 20 years!

We are built on people like you: an exceptional National Account Manager who has what it takes to make an impact at our site. We are the world's oldest Christmas pudding maker, producing around 97% of the UK Christmas pudding market. The Derbyshire factory opened in 1899 and relocated to its present site in Heanor in 1967. We produce over 100 different varieties of Christmas pudding and a variety of sponge puddings, supplying to all major UK retailers and a number of food service customers. We also supplies a range of Christmas puddings to international customers including Woolworths in Australia

About the Role:

Fantastic opportunity for a Food industry commercial sales professional to move up into a National Account Manager role

AS a NAM you will focus on growing the food service business through developing strong customer relationships with existing accounts and winning new food service accounts. You will also work closely with the Business Development Manager to drive export growth

The role is based from Heanor but the NAM will spend a substantial proportion of their time in the field.

About You:

Can you do it? Yes you can, if you're fanatical about food, thrive under pressure and have the can-do spirit that's created our brand. Bring those qualities along with the below and you will have the Recipe for success:

  • Sales experience in the food industry
  • Food service experience: supplying to the food service sector or worked for a Food service company.
  • Hungry, motivated, hardworking and flexible.
  • First rate communication and negotiation skills
  • Lives within travelling distance of Heanor

If you feel that you are ready to be a National Account Manager for the UKs biggest selling food manufacturer and want to make the most of this amazing opportunity, please apply, we're looking forward to hearing from you!

To Apply: Please press the 'Apply' button

*Due to the amount of applications received, only those who our client wishes to progress will be contacted. If you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for reading this advertisement.

This role may be of interest to people in the following: National Account Manager, Business Development Manager, Key Account Manager, Sales Manager, Key Account Executive, NAM, KAM, FMCG, Food, Drinks, Beverages, Production, Manufacturing, Derby, Midlands, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire


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