National Account Manager

Location
London
Salary
£40k per year + Market Leading
Posted
18 Jan 2019
Closes
18 Feb 2019
Ref
NAM2
Contact
Daniel Smith
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

National Account Manager

Job Title: National Account Manager
Salary: £40,000
Location: London 
Sector / Industry: FMCG
Job Reference: NAM2

Our client is a market leading producer of fine foods with a presence in UK, Europe and Australia.

With a presence from the major retailers to independents they have plans to expand further and continued with their growth throughout the UK.  They are looking for a National Account Manager to join their team and represent the UK Sales Team to deal with a mixture of managing existing accounts and sourcing new business.  It is important to have good core experience working with multiple major retailers and has demonstrated competency in generating new business in a previous role.  Winning new business particularly in the London area is one of the main objectives of the role so candidates based central to London will be ideal.

Package Details:

  • A salary of £40,000 per annum
  • Attractive bonus scheme and pension 
  • Home Based 
  • Car allowance / fully expensed travel 

Key Responsibilities of the National Account Manager:

  • Reporting to the Sales Manager
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships within retails and independent chains such as Morrison's, Sainsbury's, Nisa
  • Actively source new business and use initiative 

Required Skills & Experience:

  • The ideal candidate will come from a strong background within the grocery channels
  • Ideally a background working with chilled or fresh meats but other food categories will be considered
  • Strong business development experience as well as account management 
  • Previous experience within a National Account Manager role or National Account Executive who is looking to take the next step in their career

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to Daniel Smith: Daniel.smith@advocate-group.co.uk or, alternatively, submit your application via the link below.

To Contact Direct:

Please call me directly to discuss this exciting role 0207 871 8000

Please also connect with me via Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniel-smith-38111081/

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