National Account Executive

Location
Surrey
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
21 May 2017
Ref
VAC-23245
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

National Account Executive

Are you an ambitious and hungry Sales professional looking for a step up or a National Account Executive looking for a challenging and exciting new role in a passionate company? Do you have experience within the FMCG Industry and have an appetite to support a KEY account?

The company:  

With an impressive heritage, this company offers an expanding portfolio of market leading, trusted consumer brands across the Top retailers in the UK. With a turnover exceeding a billion USD, this company is now looking to expand its team by appointing a National Account Executive to support a TOP 4 account. 

The Role

  • Responsible for all elements of the process including developing existing listings, generating new business, managing product launches and steering promotional activities to deliver the turnover budget
  • Implementation of tight account management and administrative procedures including; sales forecasting, price file maintenance and contract management.
  • Develop customer relationships and raise customer awareness of the Organisation and brand portfolio & focus on key projects/drivers within accounts which will ensure maximum impact / benefit.
  • Act and behave as representative of the companies brand in all dealings with external customers, by building and maintaining relationships at all levels.
  • Able to work productively with colleagues from all other departments
  • Ensure clear and concise key contact communication internally and externally with the information flow between customer and internal stakeholders. 
  • Support the National Account Manager in the identification of business development opportunities, providing compelling insights and benefits to ensure customer activation.  
  • Prepare reports 
  • Internal management of customer requirements 
  • Management of key technical meetings, technical quarterly review and site visits. 
  • Proactively review categories and make recommendations to internal and external stakeholders whilst simultaneously preparing reports 

The Candidate:

  • FMCG experience 
  • Preferably degree qualified
  • Creative in problem solving 
  • Ability to negotiate/influence effectively
  • Demonstrate successful sales results  
  • Data analysis skills and presentation skills 

In return for this skillset, this organisation offers fantastic career progression, a competitive salary and great company to become a part of.   

Apply with CV and cover letter to be considered – sabrina.moghaddam@advocate-group.co.uk 

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