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National Account Manager

  • Hybrid, London

National Account Manager
Hybrid, London, England, United Kingdom

Itsu Grocery brings the much-loved Itsu brand into supermarkets, health food stores, wholesale, online and international markets. The company has a broad product portfolio including crispy seaweed thins, frozen gyoza & bao, brilliant broths, miso’easy & rice noodles, to name a few….

Itsu Grocery is one of the fastest growing, privately owned food companies in the UK and is one of the only brands to have ranges spanning ambient, frozen and chilled. We are the UK’s first Asian-inspired food brand innovating & working directly with manufactures across Korea, Japan, China and Vietnam.

With a strong focus on innovation, high quality ingredients & plant-based products, sales have been growing significantly in recent years.

We are now looking for a bright, ambitious and enthusiastic National Account Manager to take ownership of one of our most strategically important grocery accounts. The successful candidate will work closely with the team to deliver the company growth vision and ensure a close collaborative relationship with our key retailers.

The role:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with your buyers
  • Analyse market trends and provide insights to the wider team
  • Manage the sales and profitability of assigned accounts
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure timely and accurate delivery of products
  • Prepare and present sales reports to senior management
  • Ownership of the pricing and promotional strategy
  • Collaborating with the marketing team to build support plans and execute them with customers

About you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (or equivalent)
  • Experience in FMCG national account management (grocery or retail)
  • Excellent communication skills to enable you to develop and manage a number of key buying relationships
  • Proven track record of achieving sales targets
  • A flexible, can-do attitude with willingness to work closely with others within a small team, a real self-starter
  • The energy to work within a rapidly growing business that is constantly evolving and growing business
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • An eye for detail

If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in applying for this role, please submit your CV. We look forward to receiving your application.

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