Grocery Account Manager - Brand New SME!

Salary:
£
40,000
-
£45,000
Salary benefits: 
Travel + Bonus + Benefits
Job reference:
1231
Job location:
London

A true challenger brand in the snacking category who have huge plans to take on the large FMCG blue chips that dominate their category are looking for a rising star in the grocery channel to take on a number of different accounts and help the business hit their ambitious growth plans.

This company are the first of their kind, offering a healthy alternative to what is seen as a traditionally unhealthy product, their products taste amazing and are low-calorie, certified organic, certified gluten-free and suitable for vegans.

The company launched a year ago and have forecasted to turnover £5M in 2018 and their product is already listed in a number of top grocery accounts.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Maintain P&L of your own accounts to drive sales and profitability.
  • Looking for opportunities for growth within two major grocery accounts.
  • Analyse account performance and make valid recommendations to continually improve performance.
  • Build solid relationships with other internal departments to ensure plans are delivered on time and in full.
  • Work closely with the development team to produce bespoke solutions to customers.

This is a great opportunity for someone of graduate caliber to get a lot of responsibility and be able to progress into a managerial role in a company that is growing year on year. The opportunity would ideally suit a National Account Manager or Retail Buyer on the upward trajectory of their careers.

The person we are looking for will be:

  • Degree educated (or equivalent).
  • Proven track record in FMCG as a National Account Manager or Retail Buyer.
  • Ambitious and driven - this role will progress into a larger role with management responsibility.
  • Passionate about health food.
  • Willing to travel across when the UK when needed.

Lime Talent is a recruitment agency specialising in the consumer goods industry. To view a broader selection of our current vacancies go to www.limetalentgroup.com or call us on 0207 042 3800.

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