National Account Manager
Exciting National Account Manager position for a growing branded business in the toys category.
An innovative and growing manufacturer of quality child toys that are sold throughout the world. The business have seen fantastic growth in recent years through investment into marketing and NPD. The brand is now recognised as a favourite amongst children and the momentum is showing no signs of slowing down.
As the National Account Manager, you will be fully P&L responsible for the commercial tasks for a range of High Street accounts and some larger wholesalers. You will be a key point of contact for your accounts, responsible for building and maintaining annual account plans to deliver against internal & external targets. Tactically, you will drive growth through NPD, range reviews and build excellent customer relationships to achieve this.
The position will require you to work cross functionally with Marketing, NPD, Production and Logistics and manage all aspects of sales accounts relationships with buyers, merchandisers and other key contacts. It is essential you obtain buy in from both internal and external departmental contacts and manage implementation. You will maintain a high level of awareness of market trends and be passionate about the toys sector to identify opportunities to drive sales.
National Account Manager - Key Skills:
- Recent experience in selling into major grocers & high street retailers, ideally within the toy industry or similar
- Passion and a proven track record in sales
- Confidence to develop new customer relationships and build on existing ones
- Articulate with strong communication and presentation skills
- Commutable to North West England head office 1-2 days per week
National Account Manager offering a competitive basic salary plus package.