National Account Manager

Blue Spark
South East / North West
Closing date
5 Nov 2020

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Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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The Company

An exciting opportunity to join an international company who are a recognised leader in their sector.  Part of their UK operations produce inspirational food products for the UK major retailers as well as food service & OOH customers. A stunning Commercial position has arisen manage and develop business strategy for one of this company’s largest retail accounts.

The Role

In this vibrant commercial team you’ll take direct responsibility for a high level retail account, driving business forward by developing existing relationships and actively seeking out new opportunities within your category.

Reporting to the Sales Director for UK Retail, you’ll develop and implement the commercial framework, formulating and delivering tailored plans to enable continual growth and category success.

Working with Buying Managers and NPD teams, you will be responsible for creating and executing customer Joint Business Plans to achieve sales, profit and service delivery targets for your accounts. You’ll also need to develop specific customer plans, addressing category and shopper insights.

The Person

We are looking for a passionate and engaging National Account Manager who has strong FMCG sales experience. You will possess exceptional commercial ability and a track record of profitable sales growth achievement in the own label retail sector.

You’ll be a highly personable, driven individual who can lead and influence others, working effectively at all management levels. You will have impressive business acumen and have an analytical mind-set to enable the development of profitable commercial propositions.

You’ll boast a proven record of strategic category development, where you have worked with cross-functional teams to present and deliver successful business plans and promotional activity.

If you are a results driven professional, who can lead this progressive company to new heights of success then we’d like to hear from you. Apply now or call Kimia on 0345 2600 737.

Please note this role offers flexible working, however the ideal candidate will need to be within an hour’s commute of the company’s northern or southern office.

Please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection

• Advertised Search

• Executive Search

• Database Search

• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Contact Us
  • 34 - 36 The Broadway
  • Haywards Heath
  • RH16 3AL
  • GB
  • 0845 2600 737
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