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National Account Manager

Blue Spark
Closing date
5 Oct 2021

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Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The Company

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your commercial career with this entrepreneurial FMCG business. They are seeking a National Account Manager to drive category growth across a range of product areas for multiple customer retail accounts.

The Role

This is a fantastic position for a dynamic and commercially astute Account Manager where you’ll be managing your own accounts and developing both new and existing business opportunities within the food industry. You’ll be responsible for creating and delivering JBPs across multiple accounts within the retail market whilst being the main contact for your customers, developing and maintaining effective relationships in order to sustain and grow business.

You’ll relentlessly pioneer the future and pursue ambitious growth opportunities in your customers. You’ll also be resourceful & employ innovative solutions to deliver value, gross margin & volume targets for your customers. Working closely with the wider Sales team and your own effective team, you will share your ideas and help contribute to the team goals and vision.

The Candidate

You will be an experienced National / Key Account Manager or a National / Key Account Executive looking for the next step up where you can enhance your commercial career further in this dynamic, customer focused role. Previous experience of working with top 6 grocers is essential in addition to account management experience within a food manufacturing environment; experience dealing with discounters would be advantageous. To succeed in this role you must be passionate about food with a high attention to detail and be well practiced at building strong relationships with a high profile customer base. First class communication and negotiation skills are also crucial as you’ll need to be at ease managing expectations and delivering effective persuasive presentations to increase profit margins. You must also have excellent project management, sales and analytical skills in order to achieve ambitious targets and keep up with the pace of this fast moving category.

If you’re a proactive National Account Manager looking to make your mark within a growing food business then apply now or get in touch with Kimia to find out more – Tel: 0345 2600 737 or email us at,

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Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, 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.

Find Us
0345 2600 737
34 - 36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
RH16 3AL
United Kingdom
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