National Account Manager
£40-45k + Bonus + Benefits
London (2 days in the office)
An opportunity has arisen to join a fast-growing food business as a National Account Manager. With the company making significant strides in the industry, this is a thrilling chance for skilled professionals to contribute to the business’s ambitious growth plans. Get ready to thrive in a dynamic and rewarding environment, where your motivation and impact will play a pivotal role in their ongoing success.
We’re seeking an experienced Account Executive / Junior Account Manager within FMCG to step into this National Account Manager position. As a National Account Manager, you’ll be a vital member of the sales team, focusing on nurturing and expanding relationships with grocery accounts.
Your responsibilities will encompass working with existing grocery accounts, and working closely with the Senior National Account Manager to drive growth and achieve business objectives. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to make your mark!
• Develop and maintain strong relationships with Grocery accounts
• Collaborate with the Senior National Account Manager to create and execute sales strategies that align with company objectives
• Help to devise promotional plans and in-store activation (trade marketing)
• Conduct regular business reviews with key accounts to evaluate performance, identify growth opportunities, and address any issues or concerns.
• Monitor market trends, competitor activity, and customer feedback to drive strategic decision-making and stay ahead of industry developments.
• Work closely with cross-functional teams, such as marketing, operations, and logistics, to ensure seamless execution of sales initiatives.
• Prepare and present sales reports, forecasts, and analysis to senior management.
• Stay up-to-date on industry trends, market conditions, and regulatory changes that may impact the business.
• Maintain a high level of professionalism, ethics, and integrity in all interactions and business dealings.
To apply for this role you will display the following:
• You will be a real foodie!
• Commercial experience within the FMCG industry
• Proven track record of achieving sales targets and driving business growth
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships at various levels of the organisation
• Results-driven mindset with a proactive approach to problem-solving and the ability to navigate complex sales cycles
• Experience in managing national accounts and negotiating contracts
• Knowledge of the beverage industry, including trends, product categories, and distribution channels
• Proficiency in using sales CRM software and Microsoft Office suite.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
If the above sounds like you and you are keen to work for a business where achievement is rewarded with quick progression then don’t hesitate to apply below!