National Account Controller - Healthy Snacking SME

England, London
£50000 - £60000 per annum + 25% Bonus + Benefits
13 Apr 2017
11 May 2017
lime talent
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

One of the coolest branded healthy snacking brands in the food industry are searching for a National Account Controller to develop the OOH side of the business.

This company has gone from strength to strength over the last few years and have gone from a peripheral player to a category leader for sales volume and innovation. The role is a strategy focused opportunity, so would suit a strong SNAM candidate who would like to transition away from day to day account management and start to focus on developing National Account Executives/Managers whilst setting long term channel objectives.

A culture based business who hire as much on personality/culture fit as they do commercial experience, the office is full with high achievers who are passionate about working in the health foods category.

The OOH Channel for this company includes highstreet, wholesale, foodservice and health food chains.

Key responsibilities of the National Account Controller:
  • Lead, motivate, inspire and develop two P&L responsible National Account Executives.
  • To create and execute exception business plans for the OOH channel.
  • Penetrate customer with depth and breadth of product ranges.
  • Work with the category team to deliver first class insights for customer to help devise mutually beneficial joint business plans.
  • Working with the Field Sales Manager to help with local activation.

The ideal candidate would be:
  • Operating at SNAM level or a high calibre NAM with 3 years FMCG sales experience.
  • A strategic thinker.
  • Comfortable handling data.
  • Managing a team at the moment.
  • Degree educated (or equivalent).
  • Passionate about health foods.

This is a great opportunity for a Senior National Account Manager or strong NAM to step away from day to day account management into a more strategic role.

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