National Account Manager - Branded Chilled Foods - Foodservice/Wholesale x2 roles
An opportunity has arisen with a global dairy company that can boast a market leading brand across their prospective category. As one of the UK’s most recognised and successful food businesses’, our client’s well-documented success over recent years has helped establish them as a considerable player in the market. They have exceptional growth plans and are looking to double UK turnover over the next 2 years. To support ambitious growth plans across the business two new opportunities have arisen in National Accounts.
One role is selling into Foodservice and Foodservice End Users, it’s likely this will include Brakes and Bidvest both viewed as crucial customers to the business. This role offers a unique opportunity to grow and shape the Foodservice channel, it can offer future progression to oversee this area of the business. You will also get the chance to sell a market leading brand along with a new internationally recognised brand being launched in the UK market.
The second role will oversee the wholesale cash & carry area of the business. You will deal with a varied customer base including buying groups and discounters. Both roles offer huge autonomy and the chance to play in integral part in shaping the future.
This opportunity is ideally suited to National Account Executives or Junior National Account Manager’s wanting to progress their career in the food industry to the next level. You may also be a National Account Manager looking for progression in a global business that can offer a great career path. Foodservice or Wholesale customer experience is highly beneficial. It’s essential this person is operating in the food industry, ideally in a branded environment. You must be a good relationship builder, strong negotiator and ambitious.