National Account Manager

Northern England
c£45,000 + 10% bonus
22 Mar 2017
22 Apr 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Title: National Account Manager                       

Region: Northern UK – Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, Liverpool, Newcastle, Nottingham, Birmingham

Sector: Catering Disposables and Supplies

Salary: c£45,000 + 10% bonus

Code: CMT18430                     

The Company

Our client is a leading British manufacturer of disposables for the Hospitality and Catering sector. They are an SME that has achieved considerable success through delivery of excellent customer service and the ability to adapt bespoke creative solutions for their customers. 

The Role

This is an opportunity for an experienced Account Manager to work closely with the head of Sales to work on a number of the company’s national accounts with a view to delivering consistent growth.

As well as the management of Group-level distribution partners you will also be expected to take an active approach to engaging at end-user level in order to attract and secure new business opportunities. 

The Person

The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Proven experience of achieving significant growth through Key/National Accounts.
  • Demonstrable track record of sales through distribution within the HoReCa sector.
  • Able to work within Independent & Group Customers.  
  • Maximise awareness with Purchasing Managers and other relevant contact points with National Account Customers.
  • First rate record-keeping and report writing/admin skills.
  • The ability to communicate in a thorough and regular way with senior management team.
  • Aware of market trends affecting the UK Catering and Hospitality market and the impact of those on your clients.
  • Forward planning, decision making, goal orientated, influential, flexible and adaptable, able to take initiative and affect change, able to solve problems analytically.
  • Able to represent and ultimately lead the sales team whilst maintaining your personal sales targets.

This is a great opportunity to work for a British manufacturer and a market leading business. If you are a based in the North of England and already managing sales accounts within the catering and hospitality sector, this could be the step into national accounts you have been looking for.


If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 72 hours of receiving your application.

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Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies.  If you do not want us to do this please call us.

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